Overview

Field day: Rising human consumption of grain and meat products will support the industry

IBISWorld’s Grain Growing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
1.4%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
26,283
Business
11,675

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Grain Growing industry is export-oriented and includes crops such as wheat, barley, sorghum and other grains. The industry has sustained moderate revenue volatility over the past five years, largely influenced by adverse weather conditions that have affected local supply. Fluctuations in global grain prices and crop supplies over the past five years have contributed to this revenue volatility. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $13.3 billion. Industry profit margins have also increased over the past five years, due to local grain prices increasing faster than input costs. Industry revenue is forecast to decline by 5.5% during 2016-17, due to falling local and global prices of wheat and other key grains...

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Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Business locations for grain production in Australia are spread between Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and South Australia. Collectively, these states account for over 90.0% of enterprises and production. Australia's two territories and Tasmania account for less than 1.0% of enterprises and production, and are therefore not considered as important to the industry.

Many broadacre crops are grown in wheat belts that receive between 230 millilitres and 380 millilitres of rainfall annually. Individual cereals vary in their tolerance of wet and dry conditions, so growing locations are generally spread out accordingly. For..

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Industry Products

What is the Grain Growing Industry?

The industry consists of farms that grow coarse grains or other cereal crops. Other farms in the industry grow oilseeds, peanuts, lupins, dry field peas and beans. The industry excludes rice growing.

Industry Products
Wheat
Coarse grains
Oilseeds
Legumes
Industry Activities
Wheat growing
Canola growing
Chickpea growing
Barley growing
Corn and maize growing
Sorghum growing
Soybean growing
Peanut growing
Other grain, oilseed and legume growing

Table of Contents

About this Industry

Industry Definition
Main Activities
Similar Industries
Additional Resources

Industry at a Glance

Industry Performance

Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle

Products & Markets

Supply Chain
Products & Services
Demand Determinants
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations

Competitive Landscape

Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
industry Globalisation

Major Companies

Operating Conditions

Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance

Key Statistics

Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

Jargon & Glossary

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