NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11511

Industry 11511

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 11511 – Support Activities for Crop Production

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 11511: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing support activities for growing crops.

Illustrative Examples of Industry 11511

What are some examples of this industry classification? The bulleted items below are illustrative examples of this 5-digit NAICS industry.

  • Aerial dusting or spraying (i.e., using specialized or dedicated aircraft)
  • Farm management services
  • Cotton ginning
  • Planting crops
  • Cultivating services
  • Vineyard cultivation services

Cross-References for NAICS Industry 11511

What codes are similar to this industry that might be more applicable? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes that are similar to industry 11511. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Performing crop production that are generally known as farms, orchards, groves, or vineyards (including sharecroppers and tenant farms)–are classified in the appropriate crop industry within Subsector 111, Crop Production;
  • Providing support activities for forestry–are classified in Industry 11531, Support Activities for Forestry;
  • Landscaping and horticultural services, such as lawn and maintenance care and ornamental shrub and tree services–are classified in Industry 56173, Landscaping Services;
  • Land clearing, land leveling, and earth moving for terracing, ponds, and irrigation–are classified in Industry 23891, Site Preparation Contractors;
  • Artificially drying and dehydrating fruits and vegetables–are classified in Industry 31142, Fruit and Vegetable Canning, Pickling, and Drying;
  • Stemming and redrying tobacco–are classified in Industry 31223, Tobacco Manufacturing;
  • Providing water for irrigation–are classified in Industry 22131, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems; and
  • Buying farm products, such as fruits or vegetables, for resale to other wholesalers or retailers, and preparing them for market or further processing–are classified in Industry 42448, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 11511

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with industry 11511. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Aerial dusting or spraying (i.e., using specialized or dedicated aircraft)
  • Agriculture production or harvesting crews
  • Almond hulling and shelling
  • Banana ripening
  • Bean cleaning
  • Berries, machine harvesting
  • Bracing of orchard trees and vines
  • Chemical treatment of soil for crops
  • Chopping and silo filling
  • Citrus grove cultivation services
  • Combining, agricultural
  • Corn drying
  • Corn shelling
  • Cotton ginning
  • Cotton, machine harvesting
  • Crew leaders, farm labor
  • Crop cleaning
  • Crop dusting
  • Crop spraying
  • Cultivation services
  • Decorticating flax
  • Delinting cottonseed
  • Detasseling corn
  • Disease control for crops
  • Dusting crops
  • Entomological service, agricultural
  • Farm labor contractors
  • Farm management services
  • Fertilizer application for crops
  • Filbert hulling and shelling
  • Fruit precooling
  • Fruit sorting, grading, and packing
  • Fruit, machine harvesting
  • Fruit, sun drying
  • Fruit, vacuum cooling
  • Fumigating grain
  • Ginning cotton
  • Grain cleaning
  • Grain drying
  • Grain fumigation
  • Grain grinding (except custom grinding for animal feed)
  • Grain, machine harvesting
  • Hay mowing, raking, baling, and chopping
  • Hoeing
  • Hulling and shelling of nuts
  • Insect control for crops
  • Irradiation of fruits and vegetables
  • Labor contractors, farm
  • Management services, farm
  • Nut hulling and shelling
  • Nuts, machine harvesting
  • Orchard cultivation services (e.g., bracing, planting, pruning, removal, spraying, surgery)
  • Packaging fresh or farm-dried fruits and vegetables
  • Packing fruits and vegetables
  • Peanut shelling
  • Peanut, machine harvesting
  • Pecan hulling and shelling
  • Pest control services, agricultural
  • Planting crops
  • Plowing
  • Pollinating
  • Potato curing
  • Pruning of orchard trees and vines
  • Retting flax
  • Rice drying
  • Seed bed preparing
  • Seed cleaning
  • Seed processing, post-harvest for propagation
  • Seeding crops
  • Sorting, grading, cleaning, and packing of fruits and vegetables
  • Spraying crops
  • Spreading lime for crops
  • Sugar beets, machine harvesting
  • Sugarcane, machine harvesting
  • Sun drying of dates, prunes, raisins, and olives
  • Sun drying of fruits and vegetables
  • Sun drying of tomatoes
  • Surgery on trees and vines
  • Sweet potato curing
  • Thinning of crops, mechanical and chemical
  • Threshing service
  • Tobacco grading
  • Transplanting services
  • Vegetable precooling
  • Vegetable sorting, grading, and packing
  • Vegetable sun drying
  • Vegetable vacuum cooling
  • Vegetables, machine harvesting
  • Vineyard cultivation services
  • Walnut hulling and shelling
  • Waxing, fruits or vegetables
  • Weed control services for crops
Industry Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry (Where you are now), and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code. If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 11: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
    • Subsector 115: Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
      • Industry Group 1151: Support Activities for Crop Production
        • Industry 11511: Support Activities for Crop Production
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115111: Cotton Ginning
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115112: Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115113: Crop Harvesting, Primarily by Machine
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115114: Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115115: Farm Labor Contractors and Crew Leaders
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 115116: Farm Management Services

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