979, avenue de Bourgogne,
local 320, Québec
(Québec) G1W 2L4

418 653-6763

CCTT Agrinova

Agricultural Research and Innovation


CCTT of the Collège d'Alma



About Agrinova

A College Centre for the Transfer of Technologies (CCTT) in agriculture associated with Alma College, Agrinova is dedicated to applied research conducted in partnership with companies and organizations. More specifically, we carry out research and innovation activities, technical assistance, training, knowledge and technology transfer.

640, rue Côté Ouest
Alma (Québec)
G8B 7S8

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418 480-3300
418 480-3306



Areas of expertise

Specific areas

  • Northern agriculture and emerging production

  • Energy efficiency and renewable energies

  • Berries

  • Animal production

  • Potatoes

  • Agricultural services in an industrial milieu

  • Field crops

  • International cooperation


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Discover what this CCTT can do for you

  • Strategic research plan for northern agriculture in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

  • Opportunity study for establishing a niche of excellence on northern agriculture

  • Forum and study on the development of the innovation system of northern agriculture niche of excellence focused on the wild blueberry and potato seed

  • Experimenting the effect of innovative practices of Nordic organic management on the productivity of industrial hemp (Canabis sativa)

  • Experimenting with optimal amounts of naked barley as a replacement for grain corn in dairy feeding in northern climate

  • Development of a northern feed mixture composed of fava beans, peas, and Egyptian clover

  • Evaluation of the profitability and feasibility of three regulated wheat fall crops in northern climate

  • Impacts of agroforestry systems as a means of protecting wheat in a climate change context

  • Development of biomolecular detection tools for the identification and quantification of potato pathogens in soil and plant tissues

  • Characterization and testing of agroforestry land use models of non-timber forest products in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean

  • Use of high precision multispectral aerial imaging as a productivity diagnostic tool in a wild blueberry crop

  • Use of Vicia faba L. in dairy feeding and the assessment of the effect of its tannins on milk production, milk components and GHG emissions

  • Production guide for the cultivation of fava beans

  • Development of research capacity to improve the storage, conservation and quality of table potatoes, processing and seed inventories

  • Thermochemical conversion center for the production of biochars and derived bioproducts

  • Training and research farm

  • Implantation, maintenance, and harvesting in plots or fields

  • BCS 28-inch tiller

  • BCS 28-inch mower

  • Small no-till seed drill

  • 75 hp tractor

  • Disc harrow

  • Tiller

  • Planter and potato harvester

  • AgBag

  • Wheel scale

  • Spreader on wheels

  • Mixer for mineral fertilizer

  • Precision farming

  • GPS positioning system and assisted driving

  • Variable rate application monitor

  • Variable rate sprayer

  • Portable PCR

  • Backpack for pesticide application

  • Soil / plant laboratory

  • Growth chamber

  • Dry matter oven: grain, forage, forest residues, etc.

  • Insect pest identification

  • Spore count


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