SIC Codes and Counts by Division

Division: A — Agriculture, Forestry, And Fishing

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Code Industry Title Number of Business Establishments
01Agricultural Production - Crops228,626
0119Cash Grains, Nec20,162
0133Sugarcane and Sugar Beets662
0134Irish Potatoes499
0139Field Crops, Except Cash Grain11,023
0161Vegetables and Melons4,210
0171Berry Crops1,371
0173Tree Nuts1,521
0174Citrus Fruits919
0175Deciduous Tree Fruits3,686
0179Fruits and Tree Nuts, Nec637
0181Ornamental Nursery Products8,411
0182Food Crops Grown Under Cover1,023
0191General Farms, Primarily Crop122,797
02Agricultural Production - Livestock and Animal Specialties94,893
0211Beef Cattle Feedlots10,549
0212Beef Cattle, Except Feedlots16,741
0214Sheep and Goats1,341
0219General Livestock, Nec1,502
0241Dairy Farms21,012
0251Broiler, Fryer, and Roaster Chickens976
0252Chicken Eggs577
0253Turkeys and Turkey Eggs609
0254Poultry Hatcheries637
0259Poultry and Eggs, Nec991
0271Fur-bearing Animals and Rabbits383
0272Horses and Other Equines3,787
0273Animal Aquaculture738
0279Animal Specialties, Nec2,942
0291General Farms, Primarily animals27,726
07Agricultural Services349,190
0711Soil Preparation Services1,408
0721Crop Planting and Protection3,027
0722Crop Harvesting1,891
0723Crop Preparation Services For Market2,133
0724Cotton Ginning620
0741Veterinary Services For Livestock1,352
0742Veterinary Services, Specialties45,357
0751Livestock Services, Except Veterinary3,382
0752Animal Specialty Services63,886
0761Farm Labor Contractors589
0762Farm Management Services3,067
0781Landscape Counseling and Planning84,294
0782Lawn and Garden Services107,413
0783Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services30,771
0811Timber Tracts5,080
0831Forest Products1,026
0851Forestry Services5,188
09Fishing, Hunting and Trapping4,319
Total Business Establishments1,372,325

Division: A — Agriculture, Forestry, And Fishing

This division includes establishments primarily engaged in agricultural production, forestry, commercial fishing, hunting and trapping, and related services.

The classification of agricultural production covers establishments (e.g., farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, hatcheries) primarily engaged in the production of crops, plants, vines, or trees (excluding forestry operations); and the keeping, grazing, or feeding of livestock for the sale of livestock or livestock products (including serums), for livestock increase, or for value increase. Livestock as used here includes cattle, sheep, goats, hogs, and poultry. Also included are animal specialties, such as horses, rabbits, bees, pets, fur-bearing animals in captivity, and fish in captivity. Agricultural production also includes establishments primarily engaged in the operation of sod farms, cranberry bogs, and poultry hatcheries; in the production of mushrooms, bulbs, flower seeds, and vegetable seeds; and in the growing of hydroponic crops.

Farms are the establishment units generally utilized for the purpose of industrial classification of agricultural production. A farm may consist of a single tract of land or a number of separate tracts which may be held under different tenures. For example, one tract may be owned by the farm operator and another rented. It may be operated by the operator alone or with the assistance of members of the household or hired employees, or it may be operated by a partnership, corporation, or other type of organization. When a landowner has one or more tenants, renters, croppers, or managers, the land operated by each is considered a farm.

The classification of agricultural services includes establishments primarily engaged in supplying soil preparation services, crop services, landscape and horticultural services, veterinary and other animal services, and farm labor and management services.

The classification of forestry covers establishments primarily engaged in the operation of timber tracts, tree farms, or forest nurseries; in the gathering of forest products; or in performing forestry services. Logging establishments are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 2411.

The classification of fishing and hunting and trapping covers establishments primarily engaged in commercial fishing (including shellfish and marine products); in operating fish hatcheries and fish and game preserves; and in commercial hunting and trapping.

Establishments which produce agricultural commodities and sell them directly to the general public for personal or household consumption are classified in Major Groups 01 and 02.