NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42459

Industry 42459

NAICS 5  Digit Industry 42459 – Other Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers

Definition of NAICS 5 Digit Industry 42459: See industry description for NAICS 424590 below.

Industry Description of NAICS Code 424590: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in the merchant wholesale distribution of farm products (except grain and field beans, livestock, raw milk, live poultry, and fresh fruits and vegetables).

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Illustrative Examples of NAICS Industry 42459

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

  • Chicks merchant wholesalers
  • Mules merchant wholesalers
  • Hides merchant wholesalers
  • Raw cotton merchant wholesalers
  • Horses merchant wholesalers
  • Raw pelts merchant wholesalers
  • Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers

Cross-References for Industry 42459

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 42459. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Merchant wholesale distribution of raw milk–are classified in Industry NAICS 424430, Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of live poultry (except chicks)–are classified in Industry NAICS 424440, Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of grain, dry beans, and soybeans and other inedible beans–are classified in Industry NAICS 424510, Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers;
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of livestock (except horses and mules), such as cattle, hogs, sheep, and goats–are classified in Industry NAICS 424520, Livestock Merchant Wholesalers; and
  • Merchant wholesale distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables–are classified in Industry NAICS 424480, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 5-Digit Industry 42459

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 42459. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Animal hair merchant wholesalers
  • Auction markets, tobacco, horses, mules
  • Bovine semen merchant wholesalers
  • Bristles merchant wholesalers
  • Broomcorn merchant wholesalers
  • Chicks merchant wholesalers
  • Cocoa beans merchant wholesalers
  • Cotton, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Feathers merchant wholesalers
  • Fibers, vegetable, merchant wholesalers
  • Furs, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Hides merchant wholesalers
  • Hops merchant wholesalers
  • Horses merchant wholesalers
  • Leaf tobacco merchant wholesalers
  • Mohair, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Mules merchant wholesalers
  • Nuts, unprocessed or shelled only, merchant wholesalers
  • Oil kernels merchant wholesalers
  • Oil nuts merchant wholesalers
  • Oilseeds merchant wholesalers
  • Pelts, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Raw farm products (except field beans, grains) merchant wholesalers
  • Semen, bovine, merchant wholesalers
  • Silk, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Skins, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Sugar, raw, merchant wholesalers
  • Tobacco, leaf, merchant wholesalers
  • Wool tops and noils merchant wholesalers
  • Wool, raw, merchant wholesalers
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 42: Wholesale Trade
    • Subsector 424: Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
      • Industry Group 4245: Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
        • Industry 42459: Other Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers (Current Page)
          • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 424590: Other Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers

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