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Crop Services in the US: Market Research Report

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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 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
$16bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
122,555
Businesses
64,284
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 Products Chapter

The Crop Services industry provides a wide range of services to the farm sector. Although segmentation is based on revenue, the number of companies and employees within each service segment paints a different picture.

Postharvest activities

Although postharvest activities dominate the industry in terms of revenue share and number of employees, the number of operators is much smaller. Companies in this segment tend to be substantially larger than the average service provider, with an average of 33 employees, more than twice the industry average of 13. This is because many of the activities included in this industry are performed manually and are very labor-intensive... 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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