Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Research and Development Centre

  • Fruit Basket
  • Vegetables

The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Research and Development Centre (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu RDC) located in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec opened in 1912. It is one of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's (AAFC) network of 20 research and development centres.

The Centre is associated with three satellite locations:

  • L’Acadie Experimental Farm, St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

  • Sainte-Clotilde Experimental Farm, Sainte-Clotilde de Châteauguay

  • Frelighsburg Experimental Site, Frelighsburg.

Areas of Research

The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu RDC helps the Canadian horticultural sector to stay competitive and sustainable by developing new knowledge and technologies in the field of horticultural crop protection, while taking a biovigilance and precision agriculture approach.

The centre is one of seven sites where field trials on potential pest management tools and technologies trials are conducted for AAFC’s Minor Use Pesticide Program.

Sector Needs

The Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu RDC supports innovative research, development, technology and knowledge transfer activities related to the following AAFC Science Sector Strategies:

 

    Scientists and researchers

    Research scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Benjamin Mimee
    Research scientist - Nematology
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Charles Vincent
    Research Scientist (entomology)
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Gaétan Bourgeois
    Research Scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Jean-Philippe Parent
    Research Scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Louis Longchamps
    Research scientist in precision agriculture
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Mamadou Lamine Fall
    Research scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Marie Thérèse Charles
    Research scientist, Postharvest Physiology
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Marie-Josée Simard
    Research Scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Martin Filion
    Research scientist - Plant bacteriology and microbial ecology
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Martin Laforest
    Scientist molecular malherbology
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Odile Carisse
    Research Scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Image Tanya Arseneault
    Research Scientist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada