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Vegetable Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Vegetable Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11120 | Aug 2016

A new leaf: Steady demand and high prices will foster industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Vegetable Farming market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$26bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
317,590
Businesses
64,852
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the Vegetable Farming industry is anticipated to increase due to increasing consumer health consciousness, which as led to increasing demand for fresh produce. While per capita fruit and vegetable consumption has remain stagnant over the five-year period, the price of vegetables have increased as consumers demand premium, fresh vegetables. Also, the number of both small and large farms have been increasing. Small, local farms are benefiting from the organic, local movement, while large, commerical farms are improving labor efficiency. Over the next five years, the industry is anticpated to continue growing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Historically, vegetable and melon farms have been established on urban fringes. However, the rising values of metropolitan land and encroachment by housing developers have been a threat to traditional vegetable and melon growing areas. Advances in transportation and storage have aided farmers as they have progressively relocated. Today, farms are located some distance from major markets.

Most varieties of vegetable and melon can be grown in a wide range of climatic conditions. However, commercial production, especially for the fresh markets, tends to be concentrated in temperate climates that allow for the best quality and highest profit margins... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Vegetable Farming Industry?

Operators in this industry grow a wide variety of vegetables and melons in open fields and in greenhouses. This report does not include some notable crops such as corn, soybeans or wheat, which are included under the scope of other reports.

Industry Products
PeppersPotatoesLettuceTomatoesSweet cornMushroomsOnionsAll other vegetables
 
Industry Activities
Dry pea and bean farmingCarrot farmingSquash farmingFresh green bean farmingTomato farmingMelon farmingMushroom farmingPotato farmingGreenhouse vegetable production


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