NAICS Code 115112 Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating


Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing a soil preparation activity or crop production service, such as plowing, fertilizing, seed bed preparation, planting, cultivating, and crop protecting services.

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Land clearing, land leveling, and earth moving for terracing, ponds, and irrigation: classified in Industry 238910, Site Preparation Contractors
  • Providing water for irrigation: classified in Industry 221310, Water Supply and Irrigation Systems.

Industries Included

  • Aerial crop dusting or spraying (i.e., using specialized or dedicated aircraft)
  • Bracing of orchard trees and vines
  • Chemical treatment of soil for crops
  • Citrus grove cultivation services
  • Crop dusting
  • Crop spraying
  • Cultivation services
  • Detasseling corn
  • Disease control for crops
  • Dusting crops
  • Entomological service, agricultural
  • Fertilizer application for crops
  • Hoeing
  • Insect control for crops
  • Orchard cultivation services (e.g., bracing, planting, pruning, removal, spraying, surgery)
  • Pest control services, agricultural
  • Planting crops
  • Plowing
  • Pollinating
  • Pruning of orchard trees and vines
  • Seed bed preparing
  • Seeding crops
  • Spraying crops
  • Spreading lime for crops
  • Surgery on trees and vines
  • Thinning of crops, mechanical and chemical
  • Transplanting services
  • Vineyard cultivation services
  • Weed control services for crops

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