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Oilseed Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Oilseed Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11112 | Nov 2015

Reaping rewards: Sustained demand for canola oil and biofuel will propel revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Oilseed Farming market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry growth will be stimulated by several factors over the next five years, particularly as downstream markets experience a surge. The emerging biodiesel industry will boost demand for industry products, and the increasingly health-conscious public will also support growth for relatively healthy vegetable oils, like canola and sunflower. These trends in demand will cause the price of oilseed to rise, resulting in better returns for industry operators... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Oilseed Farming Industry is highly capital intensive. Operators use machines in nearly every phase of production, including soil preparation, planting, applying fertilizers and pesticides, and harvesting. Because farms rely on this heavy machinery for production, the equipment experiences more wear and tear, causing operators to spend more on repairs and replacements. Consequently, depreciation costs have risen during the past five years.

However, farms still require the use of workers to assist in activities like planting and harvesting. During these peak periods, farms will hire seasonal workers. Still, because many oilseed farmers are owner-operators, they perform much of the labor required themselves... purchase to read more


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What is the Oilseed Farming Industry?

Farmers in this industry grow a variety of oilseeds, including canola seeds, sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, safflower seeds and mustard seeds. Soybeans (IBISWorld report 11111) and cottonseeds are not included in this industry report.

Industry Products
Canola FlaxseedMustard seedSafflowerSunflower
Industry Activities
Canola farming, field and seed productionFlaxseed farming, field and seed productionMustard seed farming, field and seed productionRapeseed farming, field and seed productionSafflower farming, field and seed productionSunflower farming, field and seed productionSesame farming, field and seed production

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