Collège d’Alma

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



Gérald Landry

Director of Research and TAC Project Lead

Mailing address:

Collège d’Alma
640, rue Côté Ouest
Alma, Québec
G8B 7S8


Services & Expertise


Dairy production

Vegetable production


Technical and Business Services

Technical assistance (consultation, comparative analysis of technologies, tests and analysis)

Sample analysis & testing

Technology & 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

Applied Research and Development

Design of Experiment

Provincial and federal grant proposal development

Process optimization

Regulatory guidance

Report preparation on R&D results

Product Re-design & Improvement

Concept validation

Technology validation and transfer


Design, development, and delivery of customized training

Corporate on-site & in-house training

Technology Diffusion

Networking events

Industry-specific events & symposia

Field site product demonstration

Customized technology demonstrations

Rental of space & equipment

Participation at trade shows & other venues with or on behalf of partners

Presentation of results at conferences

Publishing in Peer Reviewed Literature

Seminars and Workshops

Technical publications

Literature Review

Specialized Equipment Available

  • Ration mixer
  • Ag Bag: silage bagger
  • Grain dryer
  • Growth chamber
  • Oven for drying samples
  • Grain screen
  • Heater
  • Bolus at ruminal pH