General Crop Farming market includes establishments involved in growing crops, such as tobacco, cotton, sugarcane, hay, sugar beets, peanuts, agave, herbs and spices and producing hay and grass seeds.
The global general crop farming market was valued at $519.1 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $310.16 billion or 59.7% of the global market. China was the largest country accounting for $97.2 billion or 18.7% of the global general crop farming market.
Implementing microbe- enhanced seeds, boosts crop production and increases profitability with its ability to produce crops in drought conditions. The microbes function similarly to beneficial bacteria in the human intestine and are found on the surface of the plant and in plant tissue. This treatment for cotton seeds utilizes beneficial microbes that live in plants to produce a cotton plant without genetic modification. The microbe-enhanced cotton, developed by Indigo agriculture is already implemented on 50,000 acres spread across five different states in the southern part of the USA. Monsanto is another agriculture company which has released many microbial products.
The companies covered are Dole Food Company, Chiquita, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Del Monte Pacific Limited, and Total Produce PLC.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The general crop farming market is segmented into Oilseed And Grain Farming; Vegetable And Melon Farming; Fruit And Tree Nut Farming; Greenhouse, Nursery, And Floriculture Production; and Other Crop Farming.
Oilseed And Grain Farming comprises establishments engaged in growing a combination of oilseed(s) and grain(s) with no one oilseed (or family of oilseeds) or grain (or family of grains) accounting for one-half of the establishment's agricultural production (value of crops for market). These establishments may produce oilseed(s) and grain(s) seeds and/or grow oilseed(s) and grain(s).
Vegetable And Melon Farming comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) growing vegetable and/or melon crops; (2) producing vegetable and/or melon seeds; and (3) growing vegetable and/or melon bedding plants.
Fruit And Tree Nut Farming comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing a combination of fruit(s) and tree nut(s) with no one fruit (or family of fruit) or family of tree nuts accounting for one-half of the establishment's agriculture production (i.e., value of crops for market).
Greenhouse, Nursery, And Floriculture Production group comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing crops of any kind under cover, growing nursery crops and growing flowers. Under cover includes in greenhouses, cold frames, cloth houses, and lath houses. The crops grown are removed at various stages of maturity.
Other Crop Farming group comprises establishments, not classified to any other industry group, primarily engaged in growing crops, such as tobacco, peanuts, sugarbeets, cotton, sugar-cane, hay, agave, herbs and spices, mint, hops, and hay and grass seeds. Combination crop farming and the gathering of maple sap are included in this industry group.