Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Commercial agriculture lots for sale near Mayo

The Agriculture Branch is currently offering 2 soil based agriculture lots in the Silver Trail subdivision, 4 km north of Mayo.

The parcels are part of a planned agriculture land release and will be sold using an evaluative process. Project plans will be evaluated with an offer of sale to the applicants who demonstrate the clearest understanding of developing a sustainable commercial farming
enterprise.

Download the application information:

Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Monday January 15, 2019.


Updating the Yukon Agriculture Policy:
what we heard

In May, June and July, the Government of Yukon completed consultation and public engagement on the update of the 2006 Yukon Agriculture Policy.

We’ve now compiled your responses.


Meet the government’s buyers

From lab analysis to land appraisers, snowmobiles to road construction, Energy, Mines and Resources purchases a wide range of goods and services. If you’re looking to contract or sell to the Government of Yukon, this is your opportunity to talk with buyers from across the departments.

Reverse Trade Show
November 28, 2018
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, 1171-1st Avenue, Whitehorse


Congratulations to Yukon's 2018 Farmers of the Year

Scott and Jackie Dickson have been nominated Yukon’s Farmers of the Year for 2018 by their fellow Yukon agricultural producers. Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Ranj Pillai presented the award at the local food banquet held as part of the North of 60° Agriculture Conference.


Get your hay tested for nutritional quality

The Agriculture Branch provides hay testing for both producers and livestock owners.

Hay sample analysis provides valuable information on feed quality and specific information regarding the nutritional quality of your feed.


Elk/Agriculture Conflict Hunt

The Yukon government opened the Elk/Agriculture Conflict Hunt on August 1, 2018. The goal is to train elk to avoid agricultural properties through aversive conditioning, consistent with the elk management plan.


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.

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