Crop Production Industry
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Industry Analysis

Description

Companies in this industry grow crops such as grain, oilseeds, tobacco, dry beans, potatoes, vegetables and melons, fruits and nuts, and floriculture. Major companies include Amaggi Exportação e Importação, Chiquita Brands International, Dole Food Company, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Sunkist Growers, and Total Produce.

Competitive Landscape

Demand is driven by federal agricultural policy programs, food consumption trends, and the grain and oilseed export market. The profitability of individual companies depends on maximizing crop yield and minimizing disease risk. Large companies have advantages in highly automated technologies and access to the latest in seed and crop technologies. Small operations can compete effectively by harvesting heirloom, non-genetically modified (GM), or specialty products.

Products, Operations & Technology

Major products are corn (32% of industry revenue); soybeans (18%); fruits, tree nuts, and berries (12%); and vegetables, melons, and potatoes (8%). Other major crops include wheat, cotton, and potatoes. Of all cropland farms, nearly 40% focus on grain, oilseed, or dry beans/peas; these farms account for 80% of all cropland revenue.

Geographic Segmentation

See where the Crop Production industry is concentrated geographically and research companies by financials and key corporate data.
Crop Production Companies in this Country/Region:
Top Crop Production Companies:
7958.19712M | Australia
7958.19712M | Australia
7958.19712M | Australia
5591.548602M | Vietnam
1800.0M | United States
1242.952813M | Netherlands
935.100503M | United States
815.520254M | Brazil
740.499998M | United States
719.74934M | Brazil
655.906548M | United States
653.990476M | United States

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