Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

2 Commercial Agriculture Lots for Sale

The Agriculture Branch is offering two lots of 42.4 and 20.1 hectares as part of phase 3 of the Haines Junction agriculture subdivision development. Applicants are required to submit a detailed Project Plan for the lot applied for.

Applications will be accepted until May 9, 2016
Project Plans accepted no later than July 11, 2016

For more information: phone 867.667.5838 or email land.coordinator@gov.yk.ca


Interested in participating in the 2016 Circumpolar Agricultural Conference?

October 6 - 8, 2016
Reykjavik, Iceland

Through Growing Forward 2, the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon are providing assistance for delegates to attend this conference.

The deadline for your application is May 31, 2016.


Local food strategy response summary now available

The Yukon government has released it’s What We Heard document summarizing feedback from the 60-day consultation on the Draft Local Food Strategy.


Elk/Agriculture Conflict Hunt

The Yukon government has established an Elk/Agriculture Conflict Hunt in response to concerns from Takhini River area farmers over crop damage caused by elk. The government’s goal is to train elk to avoid agricultural properties through aversive conditioning, consistent with the draft elk management plan.


New veterinary services program

The Veterinary Services Program reimburses participating veterinarians up to $1,000 per farm to cover costs associated with their travel and professional service fees.


Sunnydale planned agriculture land project: What we heard and Final Concept Plan

The results of the consultation and final concept of the proposed agriculture land release in the Sunnydale area is now available.

Contact Us: 

Room 320,
Elijah Smith Building,
300 Main Street, Whitehorse

Phone: 867.667.5838
Toll Free: 1.800.661.0408 ext. 5838
Fax: 867.393.6222
Email: agriculture@gov.yk.ca