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Crop Services in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Crop Services Market Research Report | NAICS 11511 | Mar 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Crop Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 current five-year period. 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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Crop Services industry is highly fragmented and characterized by the presence of many small companies in terms of revenue and employment. Therefore, the top four participants in this industry account for about 5.0% of revenue, combined. Nonemployer companies make up about 90.0% of industry enterprises. Furthermore, more than four-fifths of employer companies in this industry have fewer than 20 employees.

Consolidation has been concentrated in specific segments of the industry where economies of scale can be realized. Cotton ginners and fruit and vegetable packing houses are among those industry players most likely to take advantage of increased size to generate cost savings through large-scale production... 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 cultivatingPostharvest crop activities (except cotton ginning)Crop harvesting, primarily by machineFarm labor contractors and crew leadersFarm management services

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