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Crop Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crop Services Market Research Report | NAICS 11511 | Sep 2013

Good harvest: The farming sector's solid performance will bolster demand for crop services

IBISWorld’s Crop Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-0.8%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
118,808
Businesses
57,957
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for crop support services closely follows demand for crop production. Fortunately for the industry, US farmers have benefited from increased consumption and biofuel production in recent years, as well as a shortage in global supplies following adverse farming conditions in other countries. Increasing automation in the agriculture sector will also boost demand for outsourced services, as many farmers may not have the capital required to perform some tasks... 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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