NAICS Code 115114 - Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning)

Industry Sector

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

Total Companies

1,566

Est. Employment

34,574

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in performing services on crops, subsequent to their harvest, with the intent of preparing them for market or further processing. These establishments provide postharvest activities, such as crop cleaning, sun drying, shelling, fumigating, curing, sorting, grading, packing, and cooling.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 115114 - Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning) is a final level code of the “Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting” Sector. There are 1,566 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 34,574 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 115114 - Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning) are:

  • Alfalfa, sun drying
  • Almond hulling and shelling
  • Banana ripening
  • Bean cleaning
  • Corn drying
  • Corn shelling
  • Crop cleaning
  • Decorticating flax
  • Delinting cottonseed
  • Filbert hulling and shelling
  • Fruit precooling
  • Fruit sorting, grading, and packing
  • Fruit, sun drying
  • Fruit, vacuum cooling
  • Fumigating grain
  • Grain cleaning
  • Grain drying
  • Grain fumigation
  • Grain grinding (except custom grinding for animal feed)
  • Hulling and shelling of nuts
  • Irradiation of fruits and vegetables
  • Nut hulling and shelling
  • Packaging fresh or farm-dried fruits and vegetables
  • Packing fruits and vegetables
  • Peanut shelling
  • Pecan hulling and shelling
  • Potato curing
  • Retting flax
  • Rice drying
  • Seed cleaning
  • Seed processing, post-harvest for propagation
  • Sorting, grading, cleaning, and packing of fruits and vegetables
  • Sun drying of dates, prunes, raisins, and olives
  • Sun drying of fruits and vegetables
  • Sun drying of tomatoes
  • Sweet potato curing
  • Tobacco grading
  • Vegetable precooling
  • Vegetable sorting, grading, and packing
  • Vegetable sun drying
  • Vegetable vacuum cooling
  • Walnut hulling and shelling
  • Waxing, fruits or vegetables

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 115114 - Postharvest Crop Activities (except Cotton Ginning) that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: