Pot becoming a major agricultural product in Canada, latest farm cash receipts show Cannabis is now a major cash crop in Canada. Statistics Canada said that cannabis
accounted for about $2.3 billion in farm cash receipts in 2019, up from $564 million the prior year. Cannabis farm receipts are now about one-quarter of what farmers receive for canola, the country's largest crop. An iPolitics report
said that cannabis sales helped to increase farmers' realized net income for the first time in three years, and there are now concerns from agricultural advocates that legal pot be stricken from industry calculations as agriculture usually consists of food and fibre products.