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Crop Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Crop Services Market Research Report | NAICS 11511 | Oct 2014

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

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
120,077
Businesses
58,385
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 Crop Services industry is highly fragmented and characterized by the presence of many small firms, in terms of revenue and employment. As such, the top four participants in this industry account for about 5.0% of revenue, combined. Nonemployer firms make up about 90.0% of industry enterprises. Furthermore, more than four-fifths of employer firms in this industry have fewer than 20 employees.

The figures, however, differ across the various segments of this industry. In the post-harvest activities segment, 4.5% of firms have more than 500 employees, while only 0.2% of firms in the soil preparation segment have more than 500 employees.

Consolidation has been concentrated in specific segments of the industry where economies of scale can be realized... 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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