115114 Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing services on crops, subsequent to their harvest, with the intent of preparing them for market or further processing. These establishments provide postharvest activities, such as crop cleaning, sun drying, shelling, fumigating, curing, sorting, grading, packing, and cooling.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Ginning cotton--are classified in U.S. Industry 115111, Cotton Ginning;
  • Custom grain grinding for animal feed--are classified in U.S. Industry 311119, Other Animal Food Manufacturing;
  • Artificially drying and dehydrating fruits and vegetables--are classified in U.S. Industry 311423, Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing;
  • Stemming and redrying tobacco--are classified in Industry 312230, Tobacco Manufacturing;
  • Buying farm products for resale to other wholesalers or retailers and preparing them for market or further processing--are classified in Industry 424480, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Providing farm management services (i.e., on a contract or fee basis) and arranging or contracting postharvesting crop activities for the farm(s) they manage--are classified in U.S. Industry 115116, Farm Management Services.
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115114 115114 115114  Almond hulling and shelling
115114 115114 115114  Banana ripening
115114 115114 115114  Bean cleaning
115114 115114 115114  Corn drying
115114 115114 115114  Corn shelling
115114 115114 115114  Crop cleaning
115114 115114 115114  Decorticating flax
115114 115114 115114  Delinting cottonseed
115114 115114 115114  Filbert hulling and shelling
115114 115114 115114  Fruit precooling
115114 115114 115114  Fruit sorting, grading, and packing
115114 115114 115114  Fruit, sun drying
115114 115114 115114  Fruit, vacuum cooling
115114 115114 115114  Fumigating grain
115114 115114 115114  Grain cleaning
115114 115114 115114  Grain drying
115114 115114 115114  Grain fumigation
115114 115114 115114  Grain grinding (except custom grinding for animal feed)
115114 115114 115114  Hulling and shelling of nuts
115114 115114 115114  Irradiation of fruits and vegetables
115114 115114 115114  Nut hulling and shelling
115114 115114 115114  Packaging fresh or farm-dried fruits and vegetables
115114 115114 115114  Packing fruits and vegetables
115114 115114 115114  Peanut shelling
115114 115114 115114  Pecan hulling and shelling
115114 115114 115114  Potato curing
115114 115114 115114  Retting flax
115114 115114 115114  Rice drying
115114 115114 115114  Seed cleaning
115114 115114 115114  Seed processing, postharvest for propagation
115114 115114 115114  Sorting, grading, cleaning, and packing of fruits and vegetables
115114 115114 115114  Sun drying of dates, prunes, raisins, and olives
115114 115114 115114  Sun drying of fruits and vegetables
115114 115114 115114  Sun drying of tomatoes
115114 115114 115114  Sweet potato curing
115114 115114 115114  Tobacco grading
115114 115114 115114  Vegetable precooling
115114 115114 115114  Vegetable sorting, grading, and packing
115114 115114 115114  Vegetable sun drying
115114 115114 115114  Vegetable vacuum cooling
115114 115114 115114  Walnut hulling and shelling
115114 115114 115114  Waxing, fruits or vegetables