Agrinova

Collège d'Alma, Alma, Québec
What the facility does

Agrinova assists dairy companies adopt new technologies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve milk quality and well-being of animals, and more.

Area(s) of Expertise

Agrinova, the Center for Research and Innovation in Agriculture, is a Technology Access Centre located in Alma, Quebec, providing services throughout the province to improve dairy companies' access to new technologies and assisting them with the adoption of innovative new technologies and practices. Agrinova's technology support focuses primarily on consumer concerns (milk quality); reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; organic or natural products; comfort and well-being of animals; digital adoption; and the economic efficiency of companies. Agrinova specializes in dairy production and vegetable production.

Research Services
  • Technical assistance (consultation, comparative analysis of technologies, tests and analysis)
  • Sample analysis and testing
  • Technology and workflow consultation
  • Technology development
  • Product testing
  • Field trials/Simulation
  • Technology evaluation/validation
  • Literature reviews
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Scientific report writing
  • Problem solving
  • Ingredient selection and recommendations
  • Testing services
  • Performance monitoring and management
  • Proof of concept
  • Scientific and technological monitoring
Sectors of Application
  • Agriculture, animal science and food
  • Education
  • Environmental technologies and related services

Name of specialized facility 

Name of equipment in use

Agrinova

Ration mixer

 

Ag-Bag: silage bagger

 

Grain dryer

 

Growth chamber

 

Oven for drying samples

 

Grain screen

 

Heater

 

Bolus at ruminal pH