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Oilseed Farmingin the US

  • Published: March 2014
  • Region: United States
  • 10 pages
  • First Research

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Brief Excerpt from Industry Overview Chapter:

Companies in this industry grow and harvest soybeans and oilseed-producing plants such as sunflower, safflower, flax, and canola (also known as rapeseed). No major companies dominate the industry.

The US oilseed farming industry includes about 300,000 farms, 65,000 of which specialize in oilseeds, with combined annual revenue of about $31 billion. Key growth drivers include industrial uses for soybeans, soy biodiesel, and increasing exports to China.

Farms that generate less than half of their total revenue from oilseed aren't included in this industry.


Demand is driven by consumer trends in food oil and meat consumption, and the federal push for production of biofuels. The profitability of individual companies depends on maximizing READ MORE >

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