Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Yukon Research and Demonstration

This program complements and advances agricultural research and demonstration programs in Yukon.

Information generated by this research will be used to advance Yukon agriculture and provide advice to Yukon farmers, processors and agri-businesses in all aspects of farm management, production, processing, marketing, conservation techniques, new farm technology and farm financing. Research projects will be reviewed and approved by the Yukon Agriculture Research Committee (YARC). Priority research projects will be identified in the 2012-2018 Research Plan and tendered by the YARC.

Eligible Activities

Activities may include, but are not limited to activities involved in agriculture research program design, preparation, implementation and maintenance. Individuals may apply for assistance to conduct research in all aspects of farm management, production, processing, marketing, conservation techniques, and new farm technology.

Eligible Applicants

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

Eligible Funding

Individuals applying for funding to conduct preliminary research or literature reviews may be eligible for 50% funding up to $5,000 per project.

Projects directed and approved by the Yukon Agriculture Research Committee for individuals, farm groups and cooperatives may be provided for up to 80% of the costs of materials, supplies, testing, tools and equipment, and up to 50% of the actual costs for labour, to a maximum of $25,000 per project.

Assistance for non-profit organizations, governments and priority research projects may be provided for up to 100% of costs of materials, supplies, testing, tools and equipment and up to 80% of costs of labour to a maximum of $250,000 per project.

Please fill out the GF2 Research Project 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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