Farm Support Services

Farm Support Services

Overview

The 14,600 companies in the farm support services sector provide a variety of services for either crop or animal production. Services include farm management services, farm labor contracting, pest control, packaging of crops, breeding, and sheep dipping and shearing, among many others.

Impact Of Immigration Reform

Many farm services companies use migrant workers, particularly farm management services and farm labor contractors.

Dependence On Farm Production

Farm support services companies are subject to supply and demand fluctuations in animal and crop production.