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 - Crops212,394
0111wheat6,728
0112Rice838
0115Corn27,214
0116Soybeans4,643
0119Cash Grains, Nec19,245
0131Cotton3,032
0132Tobacco1,959
0133Sugarcane and Sugar Beets611
0134Irish Potatoes453
0139Field Crops, Except Cash Grain10,347
0161Vegetables and Melons3,805
0171Berry Crops1,270
0172Grapes2,378
0173Tree Nuts1,392
0174Citrus Fruits836
0175Deciduous Tree Fruits4,469
0179Fruits and Tree Nuts, Nec544
0181Ornamental Nursery Products7,770
0182Food Crops Grown Under Cover914
0191General Farms, Primarily Crop113,946
02Agricultural Production - Livestock and Animal Specialties89,051
0211Beef Cattle Feedlots10,257
0212Beef Cattle, Except Feedlots15,254
0213Hogs4,066
0214Sheep and Goats1,260
0219General Livestock, Nec1,361
0241Dairy Farms19,964
0251Broiler, Fryer, and Roaster Chickens904
0252Chicken Eggs519
0253Turkeys and Turkey Eggs568
0254Poultry Hatcheries597
0259Poultry and Eggs, Nec950
0271Fur-bearing Animals and Rabbits370
0272Horses and Other Equines3,609
0273Animal Aquaculture658
0279Animal Specialties, Nec2,775
0291General Farms, Primarily animals25,939
07Agricultural Services333,526
0711Soil Preparation Services1,304
0721Crop Planting and Protection2,692
0722Crop Harvesting1,731
0723Crop Preparation Services For Market1,823
0724Cotton Ginning475
0741Veterinary Services For Livestock1,246
0742Veterinary Services, Specialties42,786
0751Livestock Services, Except Veterinary3,003
0752Animal Specialty Services61,571
0761Farm Labor Contractors539
0762Farm Management Services2,780
0781Landscape Counseling and Planning80,345
0782Lawn and Garden Services104,042
0783Ornamental Shrub and Tree Services29,189
08Forestry10,454
0811Timber Tracts4,802
0831Forest Products953
0851Forestry Services4,699
09Fishing, Hunting and Trapping3,914
Total Business Establishments1,294,764

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.