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The Northwest Territories is a vast territory located in northern Canada with a very limited agricultural industry due to its harsh climate and geography. Nevertheless, some agricultural products are produced in the region. Here are the top 10 agricultural products of Northwest Territories, Canada, along with their approximate acreage and revenue in 2020:

  1. Hay: Approximately 50 hectares of land are dedicated to hay production in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 70,000 in 2020.

  2. Caribou: The wild caribou population is harvested for food by Indigenous peoples in the Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 10 million in 2020.

  3. Bison: Approximately 50 heads of bison were raised in Northwest Territories in 2020, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 25,000.

  4. Sheep: Approximately 100 heads of sheep were raised in Northwest Territories in 2020, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 20,000.

  5. Potatoes: Approximately 10 hectares of land are dedicated to potato production in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 10,000 in 2020.

  6. Cranberries: Approximately 10 hectares of land are dedicated to cranberry production in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 5,000 in 2020.

  7. Vegetables: Approximately 5 hectares of land are dedicated to vegetable production in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 2,500 in 2020.

  8. Forage seed: Approximately 10 hectares of land are dedicated to forage seed production in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 2,000 in 2020.

  9. Arctic char: Some commercial fishing of Arctic char is conducted in Northwest Territories, generating an estimated revenue of CAD 1,000 in 2020.

  10. Honey: Beekeepers in Northwest Territories generated an estimated revenue of CAD 500 in 2020 from the production of honey.