Web Links and Online Resources

 

Government of Yukon 

Elk-Ag Conflict Hunt

Statement from the department of Environment about the 2018 conflict hunt. If farmers have elk on their fields, they are asked to contact Environment @ 867-667-5652.

Yukon Agriculture Policy - 2018 Update 

Discussion document for input from stakeholders - submission deadline is June 29, 2018

Food Strategy

Local Food Strategy for Yukon: Encouraging the Production and Consumption of Yukon-Grown Food 2016 - 2021

Ag/Wildlife Interactions

Elk-Ag Conflict Hunt 2018

Compensation Programs for Elk Damage on Yukon Farms 

Food Safety

Meat Inspection in Yukon 

Newsletter 

InFARMation 

 

Agriculture Web Links

Links to other organizations for information about agriculture in Yukon and Canada

Yukon 

 

The National Farm Animal Council has Codes of Practice for the care and handling of farm animals available here.  The Council is not a government body, but its executive includes federal and provincial representation, as well as national and provincial associations.

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) monitors and reports upon certain categories of communicable diseases for both terrestrial and aquatic animals.  The three categories of federally reportable diseases for terrestrial animals can be found here on the CFIA website.

The CanadaGAP TM is a food safety program for companies that produce and handle fruit and vegetables.

The Consultation on the Proposed Domestic Policy and Implementation Framework on the Managment of Low-Level Presence of Genetically Modified Crops in Imports: Report on Stakeholder and Public Consultations by Redfern Research is here.

Read the 2010 Whitehorse Climate Change Adaptation Plan Report that details temperature changes and impacts on agriculture here.

Read the Jasper Innovation Forum 2011 Summary Report-the Global North 2050 that talks about agriculture and food security in the circumpolar north here.