2 campus farms for practical training and research
5 researchers, 12 hectares, over 15 research projects
The Campus Farm is made up 12 hectares of land dedicated to research. Found in downtown Quebec, these plots are located north of Marie-Fitzbach Street on the Université Laval Campus. Some ten students work on the land or are pursuing higher education through on-farm research work.
You’ll find :
- 2.50 hectares of ornamental horticulture
- 1.50 hectares of uncultivated land
- 1.25 hectares of field crops
- 1 hectare of experimental golf green
- 1 2-hectare nursery
- Several greenhouse tunnels
- Via Agro-Écologique Student Committee site (include page link)
The research conducted is mainly dedicated to ornamental horticulture, genetic improvement of grains, and innovative irrigation and recycling techniques of water used to fertilise.
4 researchers, 280 hectares, 9,800 plots, over 90 research projects
The St-Augustin-de-Desmaures Farm occupies a surface area of 280 hectares spread out over three plateaus. It is an experimentation site for numerous Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences researchers and graduates.
- 70 hectares of wooded area;
- on average, 2500 UTM and micro-climate conditions that are more favorable on the first plateau;
- 36 hectares of plots earmarked for research in crop protection and crop improvement (forage, grains, corn and protein crops);
- a wide array of soil types (in connection with the Tilly, Joly, Platon and Saint-Augustin series) whose surface texture varies from sandy loam to clay loam.
Classified as: FSAA facilities, infrastructure, research, experimental farm, agronomy, agro-environmental engineering, plant biology, pesticide, crop, agriculture, graduate studies, sustainable development, genetic, plant physiology, plant science.
Meta Description : The St-Augustin-de-Desmaures Farm is an experimentation site for numerous FSAA researchers and graduates.