Government of Yukon



FOR RELEASE
April 10, 2012

InFARMation celebrates 25 years

WHITEHORSE—The Yukon government’s agriculture newsletter, InFARMation, marks its 25th anniversary as an important information resource for farmers, the agriculture industry and the public.

“The Government of Yukon values the contribution that agriculture makes to Yukon,” Energy, Mines and Resources Minister Brad Cathers said. “The InFARMation newsletter is just one of the many ways the government is working to support the continuing growth of our local agriculture sector.”

Since 1987, InFARMation has been produced quarterly by the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources’ Agriculture Branch.

“I always look forward to receiving the InFARMation newsletter,” Yukon Agricultural Association president Warren Zakus said. “It keeps me up to date with everything going on in the industry and has been useful and valuable to Yukon’s agricultural community.”

The newsletter covers a range of topics including department programs and services, local events, crop management, agricultural issues, producer profiles and the latest research including demonstration crops.

“It is notable that this publication is still relevant and provides useful information to the agriculture sector after a quarter of a century,” Cathers added.

The most recent issue of InFARMation pays tribute to the publication’s 25 year history.

To subscribe to the newsletter or view it online visit here.

For more information on the work of the Agriculture Branch phone 867-667-5838, toll-free outside of Whitehorse 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5838 or visit the office on the third floor, room 320 of the Elijah Smith Building, 300 Main Street in Whitehorse.

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Contact:

Elaine Schiman
Cabinet Communications
867-633-7961
elaine.schiman@gov.yk.ca 
Alicia Debreceni
Communications, Energy, Mines & Resources
867-667-3005
alicia.debreceni@gov.yk.ca

 


News Release #12-059