Leading Distributor and Retail Trends on the U.S. Crop Protection Market

The U.S. crop protection chemical industry is a mature yet dynamic market. Among the factors driving the 2018 market at the distributor level are flat to declining major planted crop acreage, low commodity prices on most of the major crops, and new chemistry from several major research manufacturers for resistant weeds. Ag retailers continue to adopt and market biopesticides as they increasingly show effectiveness, either alone or combined with traditional chemistry, and as consumer demand for organically-produced food grows.Continue reading

U.S. Crop Protection Chemical Distributors in 2011

Stellar Year for U.S. Crop Protection Chemical Distributors in 2011 with Positive Outlook Ahead

The U.S. crop protection chemical industry experienced a 6.9% increase in the net distributor sales level during 2011, according to the recent report Leading Distributors in the U.S. Crop Protection Industry: A Strategic Market Analysis by global consulting and research firm Kline & Company. Tracking the U.S. crop protection industry, the research focuses on the top 16 distributors that collectively drive over 90% of the U.S. market.Continue reading