Decent yields: Farmers will use industry products to boost efficiency, but slow adoption rates may harm growth

Revenue for the Precision Agriculture Systems and Services industry is expected to grow. Due to increasing demand from crop farmers who have pushed to maximize crop output to meet growing global demand, industry growth has been strong over the five-year period. During the five years to 2022, steady growth is set to continue for the industry. Revenue is expected to grow in the five years 2022. The 2014 Farm Bill expanded support for small and beginning farmers with training and access to investment capital, which is expected to increase the available funds farmers have for precision agriculture equipment...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
6.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
4,309
Businesses
2,525
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Government incentives and technological innovations will support industry growth
  • Large multinational companies have encouraged the uptake of precision agriculture
  • As industry products become more advanced, those employed must become more specialized
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The two largest companies in the Precision Agriculture Systems and Services industry make up just over one-third of revenue, indicating a low degree of market share concentration. Despite operating in a growing, highly specialized industry and facing little competition from substitutes, the major operators are pressured by rapid technological change. Over the past five years, concentration has increased, as large corporations such as Trimble and Topcon and John Deere have acquired specialized companies that produce relevant technologies. Over the next five years, rapid technological change will continue, and precision agriculture system technologies will become more widely available. As more operators tap into the industry, IBISWorld expects market share concentration to grow...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Development of a symbiotic relationship with another industry
  • Highly trained work force
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from agribusiness and Demand from tractors and agricultural machinery manufacturing in the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry?

    Precision agriculture systems and services include software development, testing applications and consulting activities that gather, track and analyze agricultural data, usually in conjunction with other systems such as harvesting or field-input machinery. Software and related systems may be packaged as individual units for sale to downstream markets or integrated into third-party products such as farm machinery.

    Industry Products
  • Yield monitors
  • Variable-rate application control systems
  • Guidance systems
  • Data management services
  • Geographical information systems
  • Soil Mapping systems
  • Industry Activities
  • Geographical information systems development
  • Yield monitor development
  • Variable-rate application controller development
  • Air and ground steering systems development
  • Technical support services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from agribusiness
  • Demand from tractors and agricultural machinery manufacturing
  • Price of semiconductor and electronic components
  • Government assistance
  • Technological change

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand
  • Government assistance
  • Technological advances
  • Profit and structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Corporate involvement and globalization
  • Regulation outlook
  • Profit and structural changes
  • Table: Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Agribusiness

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Yield monitors
  • Geographical information systems
  • Guidance systems
  • Variable-rate application control systems
  • Soil Mapping systems
  • Data management services
  • Chart: Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Agribusiness companies
  • Agricultural producers
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Precision Agriculture Systems & Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Trimble Inc.Deere & Company
  • Table: Trimble Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Deere & Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Precision Agriculture Systems & Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Demand from agribusiness (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Geographical Information Systems (Gis)
  • A data-collection system designed to reference specific points on the Earth's surface.
  • Global Positioning System (Gps)
  • The US Department of Defense's 24 Earth-orbiting satellites that can be used to assign map coordinates.
  • Yield Monitoring Systems
  • The measurement of area-specific yields using combine-mounted equipment.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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