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 exactly 12,500 hectares (or 30887.5 acres). Fourty percent of the farming land is is cropland. Another twenty percent of this land is being developed for further agricutural usage. Most of the farmland is near the major communities of the province. Most of (seventy percent, to be exact) is located within .100 kilometers of Whitehorse. Exactly half of the developed land is used for crops, and the other half is used for pasture or grazing.
Yukon is also home to the film industry. It has played the leading role as well as the backdrop for many productions, including Hollywood flicks, documentaries, commercials, and animation series. Yukon's weather also plays up the appeal, with long sunlight hours that make for long shooting hours. Also, the scenery (espcially winter scenes) helps with the choice.

Fishing has been a good industry in Yukon for a long time, both for support and for entiretanment. Yukon is home to four species of whitefish, five species of salmon, and nine different species of game fish.
Trading is the oldest industry in Yukon. Today, the econimic  value of trapping and trading is important. It serves as a winter revenue source in many smaller communities. Many fur-bearing animals make their home in Yukon, including the: beaver, coyote, fisher, coloured fox, Arctic fox, lynx, marten, mink, muskrat, otter, squirrel, weasel, wolf and wolverine.

What industry are most people employed in in Yukon?
Mining in Yukon is it's leading industry, with more than 30% of it's economy.
Buisness and administraitve companies take up the second largest industry title.