Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

Commercial agriculture lots for sale

The Agriculture Branch is currently offering soil based agriculture lots in the following areas:

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. Detailed information is available through the links above.


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.


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