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Oilseed Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Oilseed Farming Market Research Report | NAICS 11112 | Oct 2016

Heavy drought: Plummeting oilseed prices in recent years will temporarily hurt industry revenue

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.

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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, such as 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 Key Buyers Chapter

As an agricultural industry, Oilseed Farming has a low level of ownership concentration compared with other sectors of the US economy. However, the level of concentration is rising as the number of industry participants falls. This trend has been largely attributed to cost pressures that are forcing some smaller farms to close as the industry moves toward large-scale production, and reflects the continuing consolidation process occurring across the agricultural sector. A possible outcome of higher concentration will be greater profitability among large farms, as fixed costs fall relative to production. In many respects, increasing concentration in oilseed farming has been driven by greater mechanization and the shift to higher specialization of farms. Wit.. 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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