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Centre d’expertise et de transfert en agriculture biologique et de proximité – CETAB+

CCTT contact information

475, rue Notre-Dame Est
Victoriaville (Québec) G6P 4B3
Phone : 819 758-6401
Fax : 819 758-8960

Web site : http://www.cetab.org

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      Contacts

      Jean Duval

      Manager
      819-758-6401 extension 2770
      duval.jean@cegepvicto.ca

      Geoffroy Ménard

      Counselor – farm management and marketing
      819 758-6401 extension 2780
      geoffroy.menard@cetab.org

      Fields of expertise

      Main areas of action
      • Field crops and forage crop production
      • Vegetables and greenhouse crops
      • Fruits and berries
      • Management and marketing
      Disciplines
      • Soil science
      • Plant science
      • Plant protection (weed science, entomology, plant pathology)
      • Agroecology
      • Agroeconomics

      Application examples

      • Support for a farmer’s market/local food marketing association
      • Development of a rye adapted for use as ground cover in no-till without herbicide
      • Cultural control of apple scab using mechanical means and alkaline substances applied to bedding
      • Comparison of two methods of non-chemical control of colt’s-foot (Tussilago farfara L.) in field crops
      • Assessment of the use of two-spotted lady beetle as a means of aphid control under insect netting in organic apple orchards
      • Networking among organic farms, processors, distributors, retailers and consultants in the regions of Quebec
      • Optimization of fertilization for the production of tomatoes in high tunnels
      • Development of functional biodiversity in apple orchards by means of flower borders
      • Development of a minimum-tillage system using permanent beds in organic vegetable production
      • Assessment of the potential of five antique apple varieties