Bean and Grain Farming
Companies in this segment grow grains and beans such as soybeans, oilseeds, dry peas and beans, wheat, corn, rice, and oilseed and grains.
Establishments within this segment grow and sell tobacco, cotton, sugarcane, and sugar beets.
Farm Management Services
This segment is comprised of establishments that provide farm management services on a contract or fee basis.
Fish and Crustaceans
Companies in this segment raise fish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals.
Companies within the floriculture segment grow and product products including flowers, cultivated greens, foliage plants, and flower seeds.
Establishments within this segment grow fruits including, but not limited to, oranges, citrus, apples, grapes, strawberries, and other berries.
In this segment, companies raise or fatten animals in order to sell them.
Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating
This segment includes companies that perform social preparation activities including plowing, fertilizing, seed bed preparation, planting, cultivating, and crop protection services.
Companies in this segment produce vegetable and melon crops, seeds, and bedding plants. Major products include potatoes, tomatoes, and lettuces.
The Agriculture industry is Fragmented. The production in this industry is divided among a few different companies, however, no single firm has large enough share of the market to be able to influence the industry's direction or price levels.
Primary Demand Drivers
- Government agricultural policy programs
- Food consumption trends
- Labor demand
- Efficient operations
From the Blog
In March 2021, China put a large tariff on any imported wine from Australia, it's the largest supplier. This blog covers the economic impact on the wine industry in Australia and China, the background to the current situation, and what lies ahead for the wine industry.
The current earthquakes seen in Turkey are a devastating event that will have ramifications in all sectors of life. In this blog we will be discussing the economic impact. The recent 7.8 earthquakes in Turkey will significantly impact the Turkish economy, which will ripple throughout the world economy. Turkey has the 19th largest economy in the world at nearly 1 trillion USD. Economic consequences of this disaster are seeming to be high inflation, a collapsing stock market, and a devastated agricultural sector.
- Hoovers (Date Accessed: 6/1/2017)