Overview

Farmed out: Farm consolidation is increasing outsourcing trends, benefiting industry firms

IBISWorld’s Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services 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 in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
3.1%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
31,593
Business
11,620

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry performance relies on farming sector demand, particularly livestock and grain industries
  • Weather patterns and farm production volumes have fluctuated over the past five years
  • Grain and wheat production is forecast to increase over the next five years

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services industry provides a range of services to the Agriculture subdivision, such as livestock marketing and handling, cropping, and shearing services. The industry's performance relies on demand from the farming sector, particularly cattle, sheep and grain industries. As a result, the frequent fluctuations in production volumes and prices of agricultural produce expose the industry to demand volatility. However, since the industry provides a range of services to various agricultural markets, total demand for industry services has been largely strong over the past five years as weak performance in some areas has been offset by stronger demand from other markets...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Industry establishments are concentrated in the eastern seaboard states of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, this is due to the concentration of agricultural activity in these states. These states combined house over 75% of industry establishments. Often, industry services are specific to particular regions. Queensland is overrepresented in the industry relative to its population, due to its strong presence across commodity crop growing, horticulture crop growing and livestock production. For instance, sugarcane harvesters tend to concentrate along the Queensland coast since this is where the majority of Australian sugar cane is grown. Moreover, the eastern seaboard has significant agricultural activity, including most forms of livestock farming and crop growing. Oth..

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    Additional Insights for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from agriculture and Realised farm income in the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry?

    Industry businesses primarily provide services to the agriculture sector, including aerial agricultural services, shearing, contract crop harvesting and animal testing. The industry excludes agistment services.

    Industry Products
    Cropping services
    Livestock services
    Shearing and crutching services
    Other services
    Marketing and handling services
    Industry Activities
    Livestock mustering and droving
    Artificial insemination
    Crop and fruit harvesting
    Farm irrigation
    Hay baling or pressing
    Livestock dipping
    Shearing and crutching
    Aerial crop planting, spraying and spreading

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from agriculture
  • Realised farm income
  • Agriculture irrigation water use
  • Domestic price of fertiliser
  • Level of annual rainfall

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Agribusiness
  • Organic Farming

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Farm and Construction Machinery Wholesaling
  • Industrial and Agricultural Chemical Product Wholesaling
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Petroleum Product Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Cropping services
  • Marketing and handling services
  • Livestock services
  • Other services
  • Shearing and crutching services
  • Chart: Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Agricultural production
  • Production costs

  • Major Markets
  • Crop farms
  • Dairy cattle farms
  • Mixed livestock and crop farms
  • Sheep farms
  • Beef cattle farms
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Crutching
  • Removing wool from the face, belly and rear end of sheep.
  • El Nino
  • A recurring weather pattern that typically causes drought conditions across the eastern states of Australia.
  • Mustering
  • The rounding up of livestock for shearing, transport, slaughter or another purpose.
  • Turnoff Rate
  • The number of livestock produced by a rural property or district available for market.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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