Publicly Traded Agricultural Stocks

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Agricultural Stocks

Here is a little info on each of the agricultural segments within this category to help you find potential investments in areas that interest you. A list of publicly traded agricultural companies can be found by scrolling down or you can access a list of the companies in each category through the industry links on this page.

Agribusiness: The companies in this section are involved in a wide-range of agricultural activities. Examples of their activities include raising cattle, land development and growing a variety of food, feed and fuel crops. Examples of companies in this section include Adecoagro S.A. (AGRO) and Alico, Inc. (ALCO).

Agricultural Chemicals: These companies have been separated into two sections: large-cap and mid and small-cap agricultural chemical companies. Agricultural chemicals play a critical role in helping farmers and growers increase their crop yields and most of these companies produce one or more of the three main fertilizers: nitrogen, phosphate and potash. Examples of some of the larger companies in this section include Agrium Inc. (AGU), Monsanto Company (MON), Mosaic Company (The) (MOS), Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) and Syngenta AG (SYT).

Agriculture Farm and Ranch Stores: The retail stores in this category all have different business models. The most recognized company likely is Tractor Supply Company who has retail stores in nearly every state. Examples of companies in this section include Tractor Supply Company (TSCO).

Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers: These companies manufacture a wide variety of agricultural equipment and the related parts. Examples of agricultural equipment include backhoes, combine harvesters, grain storage systems, hay and forage equipment, manure spreaders, post hole diggers, seeding and tillage equipment, tillage equipment and tractors. Examples of companies in this section include Deere & Company (DE).

Farmland Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs): These companies acquire farmland and then rent that farmland to farmers. The companies in this category are currently smaller-sized companies and include both real estate investment trusts and other real estate focused companies focused on farmland.

Plant Biotech and Seeds: This section includes companies attempting to increase crop productivity, improve the quality of food and improve cultivation through seed technologies. Most of the companies in this category are smaller-sized companies.

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Agribusiness

Agricultural Chemicals (Large Cap)

Agricultural Chemicals (Mid and Small-Cap)

Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers

Agricultural Stores

Farmland REITs

Plant Biotech and Seed Companies



Agricultural Resources

List of Recent IPOs, ETFs and Comparative Tools

Global Agricultural ETFs

Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF (SOIL)

IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF (CROP) (Small-sized companies; Weighted towards crop production and farming)

iShares MSCI Global Agriculture Producers ETF (VEGI) (Weighted towards companies from the United States)

Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) (Weighted towards companies from the United States)

PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio (PAGG) (Weighted towards companies from the United States)

Agriculture: IPOs in 2016

Shineco, Inc. (TYHT) (IPO September 28, 2016: health and well-being focused plant-based products)

Agriculture: IPOs in 2015

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (RKDA) (IPO in May 2015: Develops genetically modified food crops)

American Farmland Company (AFCO) (Invests in farmland throughout the United States)

List of Publicly Traded Agricultural Stocks

U.S. Exchanges

Agricultural Companies

Adecoagro S.A. (AGRO) (Farmland and Industrial)

Agria Corporation (GRO) (China, agricultural services: seed development, retail stores and agricultural services)

Alico, Inc. (ALCO) (Citrus and cattle)

Brasilagro Cia Brasileira De Propriedades Agricolas (LND) (Brazil: rural agricultural land development)

Bunge Limited (BG) (Diversified activities: bioenergy, ingredients, fertilizer, sugar and agribusiness network facilities)

Calavo Growers, Inc. (CVGW) (Avocados)

Cosan Limited (CZZ) (Brazil: agricultural land and sugar)

Cresud S.A (CRESY) (Argentina: cattle, corn, milk, soybeans, wheat and real estate development)

Fresh Del Monte Produce, Inc. (FDP) (Vertically Integrated Producer and Distributor of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables)

Limoneira Co. (LMNR) (Lemons and Avocados)

Tejon Ranch Co. (TRC) (270,000 acres of land in California; real estate development; almonds, pistachios, walnuts and wine grapes)

The Andersons, Inc. (ANDE) (Agricultural services: grain services, plant nutrients, ethanol)

Agricultural Chemicals: Large-Cap Stocks

Agrium Inc. (AGU) (Canada:  Potash, Nitrogen and Phosphate)

American Vanguard Corporation (AVD) (Develops and manufactures crop protection and other products)

Bunge Limited (BG) (Diversified Agricultural Activities: Bioenergy, Ingredients, Fertilizer, Sugar and Agribusiness Network Facilities)

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) (Nitrogen)

China Green Agriculture, Inc. (CGA) (China: fertilizers and agricultural products)

Compass Minerals International, Inc. (CMP) (Chemicals and Mining: Specialty fertilizers and highway deicing salt)

Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI) (Potash)

Israel Chemicals (ICL) (Israel: Diversified: potash and phosphates used in fertilizers; food additives; water treatment products; engineered materials)

Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBII) (Biopesticides and plant health products)

Monsanto Company (MON) (Seeds and Traits; Crop Protection)

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) (Potash and Phosphate)

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) (Canada: Potash, Nitrogen and Phosphate)

Rentech, Inc. (RTK) (Diversified: nitrogen fertilizers and wood fibres)

Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) (SMG) (Do-it-yourself lawn and garden products)

Syngenta AG (SYT) (Switzerland – Herbicides, Insecticides and Fungicides)

CVR Partners, L.P. (UAN) (Nitrogen fertilizers)

Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) (Nitrogen fertilizers)

Agricultural Equipment Manufacturers

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) (Grain storage systems, harvesters, tractors and tillage equipment)

Alamo Group, Inc. (ALG) (Agricultural and maintenance equipment)

Art’s-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. (ARTW) (Harvesters, grinder mixers, hay and forage equipment)

CNH Industrial N.V. (CNHI) (Italian Company: diversified equipment, agricultural, construction, commercial vehicles and specialty vehicles)

Deere & Company (DE) (Agricultural, construction, forestry and turf equipment)

Lindsay Corporation (LNN) (Diversified company: irrigation equipment and services)

Raven Industries, Inc. (RAVN) (Agricultural technology products; engineered films; aerospace products; manufacturing services)

Agricultural Stores

Agria Corporation (GRO) (China: seed development, retail stores and agricultural services)

Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) (Agricultural and construction equipment stores)

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) (Farm and ranch stores)

Farmland

American Farmland Company (AFCO) (REIT: IPO in October of 2015)

Farmland Partners Inc. (FPI)

Gladstone Land Corporation (LAND)

Seed and Plant Biotech Companies

Agria Corporation (GRO) (China: seed development, retail stores and agricultural services)

AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (AGFS) (Products designed to suppress ethylene development and the resulting degrading effects on produce)

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (RKDA) (IPO in May 2015: Develops genetically modified food crops)

Evogene Ltd. (EVGN) (Israel: plant genomics)

Origin Agritech Limited (SEED) (Agricultural biotechnology company)

S&W Seed Company (SANW) (Alfalfa seeds and stevia)