Yukon Agricultural Association Blog

Thursday, September 20, 2018

North of 60 Ag Conference (Nov 2-4) and YAA AGM

Yukon's annual agriculture conference will take place from Nov 2-4 at Yukon College, Whitehorse Campus, Room AA2204. Detailed conference agenda: Pigs, Permaculture and Hay. YAA's AGM will be held at 1pm on Sunday, Nov 4 @ Yukon College. The AGM will include a business development presentation by Aasman Brand Communications about "Clarifying Our Brand". Please mark your calendars! See you there!

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Buying Yukon Grown Food

Here are some shopping tips for finding locally grown and raised products this summer. Fireweed Community Market is held at Shipyard's Park every Thursday from 2pm. Potluck Food Coop is selling local products via http://potluck.localfoodmarketplace.com/ Also, Wykes Independent, Riverside Grocery, Super A and Bigway are now selling Yukon grown food. Thank you to vendors and shoppers!

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Farm Equipment Demo Day - June 16

Yukon Young Farmers are hosting a barbecue and equipment demo day to help showcase farming equipment and businesses. 12-3pm. On YAA's land north of Whitehorse - the future site of the Yukon Agricultural Community Centre. Directions: Between Burma and Policeman's Point Road. West side of North Klondike Highway. Here is a map. All welcome! 

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Monday, April 30, 2018

YAA's 2018 Annual General Meeting

YAA's 2018 AGM will take place at Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre in Whitehorse on Friday, May 11 at 7pm. Following the AGM, the Ag Branch team will report about their accomplishments as well as future plans. Also refreshments and cash bar. For more info about the meeting agenda, click on http://www.yukonag.ca/policies.cfm All are welcome!

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Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Raising Chickens 101 - Sunday, April 22

Yukon Young Farmers are hosting a spring event for emerging backyard farmers. Darrin Sinclair and Cain Vangel will cover practical details to consider when raising poultry, both layers and meat birds. In addition, veterinarians from the Animal Health Unit will talk about disease management and we will have information on hand about fencing. Join us for this day-long workshop from 10.30am-3.30pm at the Whitehorse Public Library. $30 Non-members. $10 YAA Members. Please call the YAA office to register - 668-6864. Space is limited. 

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