Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Agriculture Training

The objectives of this program are to provide support for the presentation of and attendance at agricultural courses, seminars, workshops, conferences and any other activities that will develop the human resource capabilities of Yukon agricultural agri-food and agri-based products industry.

Eligible Activities

Activities that will improve agricultural skills or build capacity within a farm or agricultural organization.

Eligible Costs

Costs include, but are not limited to:

  • instructor and speaker fees;
  • training venue and equipment rental;
  • advertising costs;
  • registration fees; and
  • transportation, accommodation, meals and incidental costs.

Eligible Applicants

Individuals, farm groups, cooperatives, non-profit organizations and governments.

Eligible Funding

Assistance may be provided for up to 60% of project costs for individuals to a maximum of $6,000 per year and $18,000 over the life of the program, 60% of project costs for farm groups or cooperatives to a maximum of $30,000 per year, and 100% of project costs for non-profit organizations and governments. Organizations and governments sponsoring applications for 100% funding will be required to advertise the opportunity to eligible participants (for non-profit organizations this would be at minimum their entire membership) and evaluate individual applications based on predetermined criteria to select delegates.

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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