Publications and Presentations


9th Circumpolar Agricultural Conference

The 9th Circumpolar Agricultural Conference took place in October 2016 in Reykjavik, Iceland. You can find more information about this internationsl event on the conference website


8th Circumpolar Agricultural Conference

 The 8th Circumpolar Agricultural Conference & UArctic Inaugural Food Summit took place at Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska, September 29th - October 3rd, 2013. Please visit the conference blog  for updates and conference website for further information.  

   Read the report here.

Abstracts (summary) of research presented at the conference
YAA article written for the conference
YAA presentation given at the conference


Pacific NorthWest Economic Region Summit 2013: Agriculture Working Group Presentations

Robert Carberry - U.S.- Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council
Martin Rice - Canadian Pork Council 
Lisa Zannoni - Syngenta
Luis Barnola - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
William Hill - Flax Council of Canada  
Gary Martin - North American Export Grain Association

Action items reulsting from the summit are listed here (agriculture is on the first page).


Animal Health Unit: Presentation at 2013 YAA AGM

The Yukon's Chief Veterinary Officer Dr Mary VanderKop and Program Veterinarian Dr Jane Harms presented information on YG's Animal Health Unit and the proposed changes/feedback process to the Yukon's Animal Health Act.  Download their presentation here.


Speaker Series: Yukon Young Farmers hosting Bryce Wrigley of the Alaska Flour Company

Bryce Wrigley from the Alaska Flour Company discussed northern agriculture, his 4 generation family farm and flour mill business, and opportunities he sees in the grain industry.  Bryce's presentation is here.  His farm and business website are here for those who are interested.


Northern Food Security: The Greenhouse Solution: Nov 7-8 2012

The International Centre for Northern Governance and Development, in collaboration with the UArctic Thematic Network on Food Security, held a workshop November 7-8 in Saskatoon entitled Improving Food Security in the North: A Workshop on Sustainable Northern Greenhouses. The speakers' PowerPoint presentations are available here under the November 2012 listing.

Stemming from this workshop, the ICNGD and University of Saskatchewan released a report December 21st called Guidelines for Establishing a Northern Greenhouse Project.  Download it here.


North of 60° Agriculture Conference: Nov 3 2012

Lance Stockbrugger's "Best Management Practices: Financial Analysis" presentation

Lance Stockbrugger's "Income Tax Overview" presentation
(Lance is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years experience in public practice working directly with agriculture producers. Lance's expertise in tax and estate planning for high-net-worth agribusiness operators provides him the knowledge and experience to assist producers with succession planning, intergenerational transfers and tax reorganizations implementing partnerships, corporations and trusts. Along with his wife Marie and his brother, Lance is living his life's ambition to own and operate LD Stockbrugger Farms, a 4,000 acre cereal, oilseed and pulse farm at LeRoy, Saskatchewan.)


North of 60°Agricultural Conference: Nov 3 2007

Claire Desmarais's "Organic Regulations and how to become Certified Organic" presentation (amended Feb 2013)
(Claire is the Yukon's Organic Inspector)