SIC Industry Description

Industry: 2873—Nitrogenous Fertilizers
Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing nitrogenous fertilizer materials or mixed fertilizers from nitrogenous materials produced in the same establishment. Included are ammonia fertilizer compounds and anhydrous ammonia, nitric acid, ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate and nitrogen solutions, urea, and natural organic fertilizers (except compost) and mixtures.

Ammonia liquorFertilizers: natural (organic), except compost
Ammonium nitrate and sulfateNitric acid
Anhydrous ammoniaNitrogen solutions (fertilizer)
Aqua ammonia, made in ammonia plantsPlant foods, mixed: made in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizer
Fertilizers, mixed: made in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizerUrea
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
2873Nitrogenous Fertilizers479
287300Nitrogenous fertilizers177
28730000Nitrogenous fertilizers177
287301Ammonia and ammonium salts32
28730100Ammonia and ammonium salts4
28730101Ammonia liquor1
28730102Ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate7
28730103Anhydrous ammonia20
287399Nitrogenous fertilizers, nec270
28739901Fertilizers: natural (organic), except compost201
28739902Nitric acid4
28739903Nitrogen solutions (fertilizer)20
28739904Plant foods, mixed: from plants making nitrog. fertilizers36