North America Forage Seed Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The North America Forage Seed Market is segmented By Crop Type (Cereals, Legumes, and Grasses), By Product Type (Stored Forage, Silage, Hay, and Fresh Forage), and By Geography (United States, Canada, Mexico, and Rest of North America).

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 8.3 %

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Market Overview

The North America forage seed market is projected to register a CAGR of 8.3% during the forecast period. Favorable weather conditions and an ever-increasing domestic and international demand are driving the growth in the North American forage seed market. Currently, North America is the largest forage seed market in the world and Alfalfa is the largest traded seed among all the categories,

Scope of the report

Forage seeds are used by the feed manufacturing firms, dairy farmers, and forage crop cultivating farmers. The report covers an in-depth analysis of the market including market size, the factors affecting the studied market, either positively or negatively, and competitiveness among global leaders. The market is segmented by crop type, product type, and geography.

By Crop Type
By Product Type
Fresh Forage
United States
Rest of North America

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Key Market Trends

Rising Demand for Forage From Animal Production Industry Drives the Market.

The growing meat and dairy consumption demand from the North American population are causing a significant growth of animal farming industries, which in turn boosting the forage consumption and forage seeds demand in the country. For instance, The United States produced 11.9 billion Kg of beef 11.6 billion pounds of pork 2.6 billion Kg of turkey 36.3 million Kg of veal 68.1 million kg lamb and mutton, and 19.1 billion pounds of chicken in 2017. Production of animals for meat in such huge quantities demands large quantities of forage and this ultimately boosts the forage seed market.

North America Forage Seeds Market: Cattle Production, Million Heads, North America, 2016 - 2018

The United States Dominates the Market

The United States holds a major market share among all the North American countries as it has the most established animal production industry, and well-developed feed manufacturing firms compared to others. According to USDA, The total amount of hay produced in the country accounted for 128 million metric tons in 2019. Texas, Nebraska, South Dakota, California, and Montana are leading forage producing regions in the country.

North America Forage Seeds Market: Forage Production in Million Metric Tons, 2016 - 2019

Competitive Landscape

The North American Forage seed market is fragmented with many regional and global players in the market. The players are active in adopting strategies like new product launches, mergers, extensive product promotions, and acquisition, to increase their revenue. DLF international seeds, Allied seeds, Dynamic seeds and Brett Young are some of the leading players in the region.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Crop Type

      1. 5.1.1 Cereals

      2. 5.1.2 Legumes

      3. 5.1.3 Grasses

    2. 5.2 By Product Type

      1. 5.2.1 Stored

      2. 5.2.2 Forage

      3. 5.2.3 Silage

      4. 5.2.4 Hay

      5. 5.2.5 Fresh Forage

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 United States

      2. 5.3.2 Canada

      3. 5.3.3 Mexico

      4. 5.3.4 Rest of North America


    1. 6.1 Most Adopted Strategies

    2. 6.2 Market Share Analysis

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Dynamic Seeds Ltd

      2. 6.3.2 Brett Young Seed Company

      3. 6.3.3 Golden Acre Seeds

      4. 6.3.4 Allied Seed LLC

      5. 6.3.5 DLF International Seeds

      6. 6.3.6 Granite Seed Company

      7. 6.3.7 Pickseed Canada Ltd

      8. 6.3.8 Foster's Seed and Feed

      9. 6.3.9 Northstar Seed Ltd

      10. 6.3.10 Barenburg USA

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

  8. 8. IMPACT OF COVID-19

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Frequently Asked Questions

The North America Forage Seed Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The North America Forage Seed Market is growing at a CAGR of 8.3% over the next 5 years.

Allied Seeds LLC., DLF International Seeds, Brett Young, Speare Seeds, Granite Seed Company are the major companies operating in North America Forage Seed Market.

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