Agricultural Chemical and Fertilizer Manufacturers
SIC 2870 | NAICS 325300
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
The Fertilizer Institute
State of the Industry
Annual report provides data on the social, economic, and environmental impacts of the industry, with historical trend data provided in the appendix addressing topics such as finished material shipments, water and energy usage, greenhouse gas emissions, transportation modes and distance, agronomic professional employment, and capital investment. Current and prior reports are available free online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
International Fertilizer Association
Publications available from this trade association include:
Supply & Trade Statistics
Comprehensive report provides an in-depth analysis of the agricultural pesticides market on a global basis, with information provided including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, others) and global region and companies profiled including BASF SE, Bayer AG, Monsanto Company, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited, Syngenta AG, and DowDuPont Inc.
Publications available from this organization include:
Agricultural Pesticide Market in the U.S. by Type and Crop
Fertilizers: United States
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturers
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Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Fertilizer / Pesticide Manufacturing
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Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of annual revenues for firms that manufacture fertilizer products and household and agricultural pest control chemicals, with the latter product group including chemical products such as herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and insect repellents. Sample reports can be viewed free online.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
Compensation Benchmark Review
Biennial agribusiness survey provides base salary, incentive, and total cash compensation data for a wide array of job positions, with survey results reported by industry group (e.g., agricultural chemical/ fertilizer/seed, animal health/nutrition, commodities/biofuels, cooperative/agricultural retail, beef, pork production, meat processing), annual revenues, number of employees, region, and city/rural location.
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Manufacturing
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as operations manager, plant manager, chemical engineer, process engineer, agronomist, analytical chemist, and lab technician, with employers for which data is provided including Monsanto Company, Dow AgroSciences, LLC, BASF Corporation, The Mosaic Company, and CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
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Business Valuation Resources