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Possibilities of agriculture in the Yukon District

by Saunders, William

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture?] in [Ottawa? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Yukon.,
  • Field crops -- Yukon.,
  • Agriculture -- Yukon.,
  • Cultures de plein champ -- Yukon.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by William Saunders]. --
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 26337, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 26337
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (7 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24141439M
    ISBN 100665263376

    Yukon Food System Design and Planning Project: Report on Agri-Food Industry Engagement Page 4 of 53 | January Through research and community engagement it is the objective of the Yukon Food System Design and. Publications. Adult Guardianship Publications. Guides. Book 1-Frequently Asked Questions About Adult Guardianship. Book 2 - What You Should Know About Applying to Be a Guardian of an Adult. Book 3 - How to Apply for Adult Guardianship. Book 4 - How to Apply For Temporary Guardianship of an Adult. Book 5 - The Public Guardian and Trustee and Adult Guardianship.

    Yukon Territory Food and Drink. Traditional First Nations dishes such as bannock and smoked salmon are a hallmark of Yukon's cuisine. Menus feature locally grown produce such as beetroots, potatoes and carrots, as well as berries transformed into jams or poured into pies. Fresh fish and wild game are staples of the Yukon diet. Government of Yukon - Visit the Yukon Department of Education for information about schools from Kindergarten to Gr student financial aid, the apprenticeship program, job training and work experience programs and immigration programs.

    Other minerals will be mined, and doubtless agriculture, to some extent, will be followed. Some $,, worth of gold has been produced since This enormous sum is an indication of the mineral wealth of the Yukon, yet it represents but the scratchings of a more permanent source of wealth, the gold-bearing quartz veins from whence it came. Certified organic producers in the territory may now include the Canada Organic logo on their product labels (as long as they are inspected each year). Bart Bounds represents the territory organic producers on the council. Copies of the standard can be obtained from Brad at the Yukon Agriculture Branch office or from Canadian Organic Growers.


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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Saunders, William, Possibilities of agriculture in the Yukon District. [Ottawa?]: [Dept. of Agriculture?], Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Central Experimental Farm. Yukon (/ ˈ juː k ɒ n / also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three has the smallest population of any province or territory in Canada, with a population of 41, people.

Whitehorse, the territorial capital and Yukon's only city, is the largest settlement in any of the three territories. Yukon was split from the Northwest Territories in Capital: Whitehorse.

Many Yukon farms are “off the grid;” Wheaton River Garden relies on solar power all year with a back-up generator. The extreme climate also has its benefits for agriculture: I found it very interesting that that because of the long, cold winters, there are very few pests—only rodents, which can be controlled by cats.

Alaska’s history is littered with failed agricultural enterprises. Aroundexplorers noted that seeds planted in Arctic Alaska could be harvested in just 27 days because of the ’round-the. Multi-Year Development Plan for Yukon Agriculture and Agri-Food This report outlines a five year plan for the development of the Yukon agriculture and agri-food industry.

The Multi-Year Development Plan (MYDP) covers the period from toand describes the goals and objectives for the industry and for specific sectors. This guide provides information on the funding programs available under the Canada-Yukon Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

It includes a complete list of programs, eligibility requirements and the application process. The Yukon has given away nearly 8, acres of farmland in the past decade, an official said. Canada’s Yukon offers land if you’re willing to farm the north - Anchorage Daily News Skip to main.

Agriculture: In Yukon, farming (or agriculture) is a smaller but increasingly more important industry in Yukon. The total amount of land devoted to farming in Yukon is exac hectares (or acres). Fourty percent of the farming land is is cropland. Another twenty percent of this land is being developed for further agricutural usage.

There will be two sales, one in the Fall and one in the Spring. The sales will be to school personnel and the general public. The Agriculture Department will keep inventory of the plants to be sold. During the plant sales, a cash register and/or receipt book will keep track of sales.

health of Yukon’s agriculture sector. Crop Production Hay is the biggest driver of Yukon’s agriculture industry in terms of the number of farms, area and revenue. According to the census, there is an increase of 63 hectares of hay on fewer farms.

This translates into an estimated addition of tons of hay in the territory (based on a File Size: 1MB. Congratulations to Sarah Ouellette, 's Farmer of the Year. Ouellette runs a small-scale certified organic farm near Lake Laberge. Her professional, highly skilled operation produces high-quality food and is a place that contributes to Yukoners’ knowledge and appreciation of agriculture.

Yukon Agricultural Association - Steele St, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Y1A 2C5 - Rated 5 based on 1 Review "I'm a proud member:) Furthering 5/5(1). At Yukon Books we carry a wide selection of books about the people and territory of Northern Canada.

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Agriculture. Agriculture is a small but increasingly significant industry in Yukon. Its economic growth stems from produce sales and supply to local markets. The total amount of land devoted to agriculture is approximat hectares. 40% of this land is cropland and another 20% is under development for future agricultural use.

Canada. Dept. of the Interior: Information respecting the Yukon District from the reports of Wm. Ogilvie, Dominion land surveyor, and from other sources [electronic resource].

(Ottawa: Govt. Print. Bureau, ), also by William Ogilvie (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Canada. The goal of the agriculture policy is to encourage the growth of the agriculture industry so that it: produces high-quality products for local consumption; is economically viable; operates in an environmentally sustainable way; and contributes to community well-being.

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Few people continue to make their living by hunting. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for CanNor, announced an investment of over $56, to support northern economic growth through self-sustainable agriculture projects in two indigenous communities in Yukon.

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