Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Agriculture Education

The objectives of this program are to provide educational resources, support for agriculture-related youth development and leadership programs, and support for development of agricultural communication materials.

Eligible Activities

Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • developing, designing and printing agriculture-related education resources;
  • conducting agricultural activities for school-aged students;
  • travelling to observe and consult with agri-businesses;
  • establishing, developing and coordinating youth agri-based programs; and
  • developing communication materials and publications, such as websites and newsletters.

Eligible Applicants

Individuals, farm groups, cooperatives, non-profit organizations and governments. Organizations that do not have a mandate to support commercial agriculture, agri-food processing or the agri-products industry may be eligible with the support of farm groups, organizations or governments that do have an agriculture mandate. All applications will be evaluated according to the policy objectives outlined in beginning of the Growing Forward 2 Program Guide  9.4 MB.

Eligible Funding

Assistance may be provided for up to 50% of project costs for individuals to a maximum of $15,000 per project, up to 75% of project costs for farm groups and cooperatives to a maximum of $25,000 per project, and up to 100% of project costs for government and non-profit organizations to a maximum of
$50,000 per project.

Contact Us:

Energy, Mines and Resources
Agriculture Branch
Phone: 867.667.5838
Fax: 867.393.6222
Email: agriculture@gov.yk.ca

Visit us on the 3rd floor, Room 320, of the Elijah Smith Building at 300 Main Street in Whitehorse, Yukon.

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