Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Feb 2015

Farm out: Revenue will rise, but the industry will face volatility from commodity markets

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Both fertilizer and pesticide prices experienced several convulsions over the past five years; as a result, revenue for the Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has been extremely volatile. Nevertheless, both inputs experienced an overall increase during the period, resulting in revenue growth. Over the next five years, the industry is expected to continue to face volatility due to shifts in the price of inputs. Demand from key downstream industries involved in crop and animal production will strengthen as the overall economy improves and individuals spend more on food items. Nevertheless, volatility in the price of key product inputs, including oil and natural gas, will continue to obstruct steady revenue growth. As prices of these goods fluctuate, so too will revenue for the industry... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of farm supplies wholesalers throughout Canada closely follows the distribution of establishments in the agricultural sectors. Farmers who require agrochemicals including fertilizers and pesticides, generally buy their inputs from a local supplier. For this reason, Alberta and Saskatchewan account for the majority of industry establishments, with 26.3% and 23.8% of the total, respectively. Alberta is the country's second largest agrarian province with 21.0% of the nation's farms. The climate in Alberta is dry, temperate and continent with productive soils in the southern portion of the province. Saskatchewan, home to the majority of Canada's wheat production, is considered the "breadbasket" of Canada... purchase to read more


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry is primarily engaged in wholesaling agricultural chemicals, such as fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides and general farm supplies to farmers. A wholesaler may have an exclusive distributorship to sell a particular brand within a specified territory, but generally they sell products in competition with other wholesalers.

Industry Products
Nitrogen fertilizersPotash fertilizersPhosphate fertilizersAmmonium sulfate and other fertilizersHerbicidesInsecticidesFungicides
Industry Activities
Chemical fertilizer distribution Fumigant distributionFungicide distributionHerbicide distributionInsecticide distributionFarm supplies distribution

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