the new knowledge and technology in the field of dairy production


the relevance of new knowledge and identify the potential for improvement for the local dairy farms


knowledge by developing tools, services and  management strategies


knowledge, tools, services and strategies to field experts and dairy producers

R&D Team

Daniel Lefebvre, Ph.D., Agr.
General Manager and R&D Manager

Élaine Cloutier, Agr.
R&D Assistant Manager– Training and Knowledge Transfer

Robert Moore, Ph.D.
Scientific Manager

René Lacroix, Ph.D., Eng.
Analyst – Data Value

Sylvia Lafontaine, Agr.
Business Analyst

Jean Durocher, M.Sc., D.M.V.
Dairy Herd Health Coordinator

Maxime Leduc, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Intern
Forage Systems

Julie Baillargeon, M.Sc., Agr.
Technology Transfer and Research Project Coordinator

René Roy, Agr.

Jean Brisson, Agr.
Dairy Production Expert

Débora Santschi, Ph.D., Agr.
Nutrition and Management Expert

Steve Adam, Agr.
Steve Adam, Agr. Dairy Production Expert
on Animal Comfort, Behaviour and Well-Being

François Labelle, Agr.
Organic Dairy Production Expert

Gervais Bisson, Agr.

Caroline Brunelle, Agr.
Provincial Dairy Goat Production Advisor

Mario Séguin, Agr,
Dairy Production Expert – Milk Recording and Data Management

Startegic Advisors

Diane Lequin, Agr.
Valacta-Estrie (Estrie, MRC Acton, Haute Yamaska and Brome)

Clément Blais, Agr.

Karen Bergeron, M.Sc., Agr.
Saguenay, Lac-St-Jean, Capitale-nationale, Mauricie

Andrée-Anne Gingras, M.Sc., Agr.

Annick Desjardins, Agr.
Centre-du-Québec and Estrie, Large Herd Specialist

Valérie Martin, Agr.
Côte-du-sud and Bas St-Laurent










Role of your Experts

Learn more on the fields of expertise of your advisors.


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