Energy, Mines and Resources

Agriculture

North of 60° Agriculture Conference

November 2, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
November 3, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Yukon College, Lecture Hall A2206

Come learn about farming in the North. This year we’re focusing on farmer and farm wellbeing. The conference features a workshop discussing mental health on the farm and a session on women in agriculture.

The farming portion of the conference includes presentations on:

  • organic farming challenges and trends;
  • organic pest management;
  • disease identification and management in vegetable, forage and cereal crops; and
  • food waste reduction/re-purposing.

All presentations are free and open to anyone interested in northern production. Full agenda coming soon.


North of 60° Agriculture Banquet

November 2
5 to 9 p.m.
Coast High Country Inn, Convention Centre

Enjoy a delicious dinner made from ingredients locally sourced from Yukon farms.

Tickets: $30 plus 5% GST.
Phone: 867-667-5838


Seeking Yukon's next Farmer of the Year

Nominate a farmer, farm family or farm advocate in your community ho shows an outstanding commitment to Yukon agriculture.

Nominations due by 12 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30.


Updating the Yukon Agriculture Policy:
what we heard

In 2018, the Government of Yukon completed consultation and public engagement on the update of the 2006 Yukon Agriculture Policy.

We’ve now compiled your responses.

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