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Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming in the US

Over the five years to 2018, the Wheat, Barley and Sorghum Farming industry has exhibited significant volatility and poor performance. Falling output prices, such as the world price of wheat, have been detrimental to industry revenue growth. Additionally, during the five-year period, the exchange rate dynamic has been detrimental for domestic operators, while grain use for animal feed is declining, which demonstrates a weakening in demand from animal feed producers and their end markets, livestock producers. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is anticipated to slow its decline, with industry performance strengthening on the back of a projected increase in the world price of wheat. Additionally, revenue growth is expected to be aided due an anticipated decline in the value of the dollar, which will help to boost industry exports.

Farmers in this industry primarily grow one or more varieties of wheat or a combination of sorghum, barley, oats, rye and other grains, where no single crop accounts for more than half the total value of production of the farm.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Trade-weighted index
    • Table Revenue vs. exports
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry trade balance
    • Table Exports To ...
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of harvested acres vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
    • Table Trade Globalization
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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