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Soybean Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Soybean Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11111 | Mar 2014

Spill the beans: Revenue will stay solid, but competition from foreign producers threatens growth

IBISWorld’s Soybean Farming market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$38bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
254,531
Businesses
220,215
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although US soybean farmers have grown in the past five years, the industry will continue to face pressure from international operators. With Brazil expected to overtake the United States as the top provider of soybeans, domestic operators will continue to fight for profitability and market share, while battling volatile planting conditions as well. Additionally, as more Americans steer clear of processed foods, the industry will rely on demand from sectors like alternative fuels... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Overall, there are few barriers to entry into this industry. Generally, all inputs are readily available, farmers can easily shift between agricultural activities, and there is often a number of farms for sale. Nonetheless, capital investment requirements may prohibit some people from entering. For existing grain producers, it is much easier to switch to soybeans or include them as part of their plantings. Beyond seeds, soybean farming requires no special inputs. Existing farms can simply reallocate their expertise, land, machinery, fencing and buildings to soybean growing.

Setting up a farm from the ground up requires considerable investment. New participants need to purchase or lease land, grain silos and essential machinery such as harvesters and tractors... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Soybean Farming Industry?

Farms in this industry grow soybeans as their main crop. Soybeans are most often used in livestock feeds and vegetable oils, with a small but growing proportion being used in biofuel production. Establishments that sell soybean seeds to US farmers for growing crops are also included.

Industry Products
Soybean mealSoybean oilSoybean seedsProcessing waste
 
Industry Activities
Soybean farmingSoybean seed production


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