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 - Crops229,919
0111wheat7,670
0112Rice977
0115Corn29,581
0116Soybeans4,928
0119Cash Grains, Nec19,815
0131Cotton3,254
0132Tobacco1,938
0133Sugarcane and Sugar Beets648
0134Irish Potatoes483
0139Field Crops, Except Cash Grain10,907
0161Vegetables and Melons4,107
0171Berry Crops1,333
0172Grapes2,333
0173Tree Nuts1,476
0174Citrus Fruits896
0175Deciduous Tree Fruits3,913
0179Fruits and Tree Nuts, Nec640
0181Ornamental Nursery Products8,347
0182Food Crops Grown Under Cover1,049
0191General Farms, Primarily Crop125,624
02Agricultural Production - Livestock and Animal Specialties94,806
0211Beef Cattle Feedlots10,413
0212Beef Cattle, Except Feedlots16,510
0213Hogs4,331
0214Sheep and Goats1,323
0219General Livestock, Nec1,484
0241Dairy Farms20,754
0251Broiler, Fryer, and Roaster Chickens950
0252Chicken Eggs577
0253Turkeys and Turkey Eggs593
0254Poultry Hatcheries619
0259Poultry and Eggs, Nec998
0271Fur-bearing Animals and Rabbits393
0272Horses and Other Equines3,736
0273Animal Aquaculture734
0279Animal Specialties, Nec2,919
0291General Farms, Primarily animals28,472
07Agricultural Services358,008
0711Soil Preparation Services1,370
0721Crop Planting and Protection2,978
0722Crop Harvesting1,905
0723Crop Preparation Services For Market2,104
0724Cotton Ginning624
0741Veterinary Services For Livestock1,239
0742Veterinary Services, Specialties46,010
0751Livestock Services, Except Veterinary3,393
0752Animal Specialty Services66,455
0761Farm Labor Contractors602
0762Farm Management Services3,057
0781Landscape Counseling and Planning87,549
0782Lawn and Garden Services108,666
0783Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services32,056
08Forestry11,467
0811Timber Tracts5,136
0831Forest Products1,027
0851Forestry Services5,304
09Fishing, Hunting and Trapping4,314
Total Business Establishments1,392,714

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.