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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada: Market Research Report

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Farm Supplies Wholesaling in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 41839CA | Aug 2014

Scarecrow: Commodity markets will continue to stifle steady industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Farm Supplies Wholesaling 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
14,490
Businesses
466
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Farm Supplies Wholesaling industry has struggled amidst volatility in agriculture input prices over the past five years. While demand from industries involved in crop and animal production has risen steadily, fluctuations in the price of fertilizer and commercial feed were enough to stifle overall revenue growth during the period. 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, commodity markets will continue to stifle steady revenue growth... 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 agricultural chemicals, plant seeds, bulbs, animal feeds and other supplies, generally buy their inputs form 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. Cattle, buffalo, sheep and wheat farms are prominent throughout the area. The climate in Alberta is dry, temperate and continent with productive soils in the southern portion of the province... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Farm Supplies Wholesaling Industry?

This industry distributes a range of goods to crop and livestock farmers, including grain and other farm supplies. 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
FertilizersPesticides and herbicidesCommercial seedsCommercial feedsAnimal products and services
 
Industry Activities
Animal feed distributionFertilizer, herbicide and pesticide distributionPlant seed and plant bulb distribution


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