Crop Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crop Services Market Research Report | NAICS 11511 | Apr 2015

Small harvest: Crop production is expected to decrease, loosening industry demand

IBISWorld’s Crop Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Crop Service industry's performance is the aggregate result of many different types of industry operators. Despite slow growth in the industry's largest market segment, fruit and vegetable farming, revenue has increased moderately over the five years to 2015. In the coming years, due to falling crop prices and decreasing planted acreage, crop production is expected to decrease, loosening demand for crop services. Nevertheless, as interest rates increase, farmers will be less inclined to invest in their own machinery, preferring to outsource to industry operators... purchase to read more

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The barriers to entering in this industry vary by segment for new participants. While inputs are readily available for purchase for all of the activities, the high capital investment requirements and technology costs can be prohibitive. This is particularly true for cotton ginning, soil preparation, machine-based harvesting and processing, but is not applicable to labor contracting or management services. Capital expenditures for harvesters, silos and other machinery can range in the millions of dollars, necessitating debt financing, which can be difficult to find.

Like many agricultural service industries, the profitability of this industry is volatile. It depends on a range of external factors that are beyond the control of service providers... purchase to read more


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What is the Crop Services Industry?

Establishments in this industry provide support activities for growing crops. Some examples of these support activities include cotton ginning, soil treatment, crop planting and harvesting. Almost all US farmers, including cotton, wheat, corn and fruit growers, purchase from this industry at some level.

Industry Products
Cotton ginningSoil preparation, planting and cultivatingCrop harvesting by machinePost-harvest crop activitiesFarm labor contractors and crew leadersFarm management services
Industry Activities
Cotton ginningSoil preparation, planting and cultivatingPost harvest crop activities (except cotton ginning)Crop harvesting, primarily by machineFarm labor contractors and crew leadersFarm management services

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