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Kloeckner Metals is proud to supply the metals that power the North American agriculture industry.

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The Agriculture Industry

The agriculture industry is one of the most important sectors of the U.S. economy and has a great impact on the country’s trade, food security and environment. Kloeckner Metals is proud to serve the North American agriculture industry.

Products Serving the Agriculture Industry

Services Provided to the Agriculture Industry


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Special Equipment Serving the Agriculture Industry

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How large is the United States agriculture industry?


    The industry is a large and important sector of the economy. According to data from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the total value of agricultural products produced in the United States in 2020 was approximately $136 billion. The top five commodities by value were:

    • Cattle and calves: $26.5 billion
    • Dairy products: $23.5 billion
    • Poultry and eggs: $21.5 billion
    • Corn: $17.7 billion
    • Soybeans: $16.9 billion

    It also employs a significant number of people in the United States, with over 2 million people working on farms and ranches, and over 5 million people working in related industries such as food processing and transportation. Additionally, the industry plays a key role in America’s rural communities, with many small towns and rural areas dependent on agriculture for their economic well-being.

  • What metal equipment is used in the agriculture industry?


    There are a variety of metal equipment used in the agriculture industry. Here are some common examples:

    1. Tractors: Tractors are commonly used in farming to pull or push agricultural machinery or trailers.
    2. Plows: Plows are metal tools used to break up, lift, and turn over soil in preparation for planting crops.
    3. Harrows: Harrows are metal tools used to break up and level soil after it has been plowed.
    4. Planters: Planters are metal equipment used to sow seeds in rows or individual holes in the soil.
    5. Sprayers: Sprayers are metal equipment used to apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops.
    6. Irrigation systems: Many irrigation systems use metal pipes and valves to deliver water to crops.
    7. Grain bins: Grain bins are large metal structures used to store harvested grain.
    8. Hay balers: Hay balers are metal machines used to compress and bundle hay into bales for storage and transport.
    9. Livestock equipment: Livestock equipment, such as cattle chutes and hog feeders, are often made of metal.
    10. Fencing: Metal fencing is commonly used to enclose pastures and keep livestock contained.

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