Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Farm Mentorship

The objective of this program is to provide individuals with the opportunity to gain or strengthen agricultural experience.

Eligible Activities

An individual is eligible to work under a mentor in Canada or the circumpolar North. The mentor selected must have significant knowledge of, and experience with, agricultural production or agri-food processing. The applicant may apply to travel to the mentor’s farm or for the mentor to travel to the applicant’s farm.

Eligible Applicants

Individuals with an existing Yukon agricultural operation seeking to increase skills in their current business or to expand into another sector.

Eligible Funding

Individuals are eligible to claim up to 50% of expenses incurred for the mentorship to a maximum of $5,000 per year and $15,000 over the life of the program. Expenses may include: the honourarium charged by the mentor, travel and room and board.

Please fill out the GF2 Learning Plan supplemental form.
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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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