2012 Edition

national industry 115112

Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating


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.

The immediate parent of national industry 115112 is international industry 11511: Support Activities for Crop Production

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

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


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Value
2002 115112 -
2007 115112 -
2012 115112 -
2017 115112 -

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 115112, Soil Preparation, Planting, and Cultivating:

  1. agricultural horticultural service not otherwise classified
  2. agriculture and agricultural service
  3. agriculture forestry fishing and hunting
  4. aircraft operation agricultural
  5. aviation aerial application seeding herding or scintillometer surveying flying crew
  6. crop or weed spraying or fertilizing
  7. crop planting cultivating and protecting
  8. crop spraying by contractor
  9. fertilizing or spraying weed or crop
  10. horticultural agricultural service not otherwise classified
  11. machinery operation for other
  12. orchard and vineyard operation by contractor
  13. soil preparation planting and cultivating
  14. soil preparation service
  15. spraying or fertilizing weed or crop
  16. support activity for agriculture and forestry
  17. support activity for crop production
  18. weed or crop spraying or fertilizing


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