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The global forage seed market is expected to witness a stagnant growth during the forecast period. Owing to, increasing demand of forage feed from various agricultural farms and livestock farms the demand for forage seeds are expected to increase throughout the forecast period. In addition, increasing number of poultry birds and cattle is also expected to boost the demand for forage feed. Increasing global meat consumption and demand for dairy products are also fueling the demand for forage seed. Livestock farmers in order to improve productivity are focusing on good quality of forage goods in order to meet changing customer requirements. The scope of the global forage seed market also provides an insight into value (USD Million) and volume (Kilo Tons) of forage seeds across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the world.

Forage feed manufacturers use legumes and grass seeds to plant pastures and hayfields. Based on product types, the forage seed market is categorized into alfalfa, clover, chicory, ryegrass, lablab, and fescue among others. Increasing meat consumption is one of the major factors driving the demand for forage seeds globally. Nowadays, consumers are very health conscious, and they prefer to consume organic food and meat products. To meet consumer requirements, producers are focusing on using high-yielding forage crops for feeding livestock instead of using additives and crop protection chemical products in forage crop production. Forage feed producers prefer to avoid additives and crop protection chemical products in forage crop production. Owing to these factors, the demand for forage seeds is expected to boost the demand for forage seed in the forecast period. In addition, high yielding, forage seeds also help agricultural producers in crop rotation and risk diversification by enhancing the soil quality. These forage seeds are used for feeding livestock including poultry, cattle, swine, and aquaculture animals. Farmers prefer to use forage seeds for feeding purpose, as these are available at lower prices and cultivation of these seeds generates some economic benefits such as crop rotation, risk diversification, and improve soil structure and prevention of soil erosion.

The global forage seed market, by livestock type is segmented into – poultry farms, cattle farms, pork or swine farms among others. Due to increasing demand for poultry meat and eggs, poultry farms are focusing on providing good forages to the poultry birds that increases the demand for forage seeds. In addition, the growing dairy industry is further contributing to the growth of forage crops that helps to increase the demand for forage seeds. Increasing livestock size helps to increase the demand for forage seed that are used for animal feeding.

In this report, the market has been segmented into by product type, by livestock type and by geography. It also includes the drivers, restraints and opportunities (DROs), and supply chain of the forage seed market. The study highlights current market trends and provides the forecast from 2014 to 2020. We have also covered the current market scenario for forage seeds and highlighted its future trends that will affect the demand for forage seed.

By geography, the market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and RoW. The present market size and forecast till 2020 have been provided in the report. In North America, the U.S. is expected to experience robust growth in the coming years followed by France and China in Europe and Asia Pacific respectively. Currently, the market for forage seed in India and China are comparatively smaller as compared to other countries, but the forage seed market is expected to witness a decent growth in forecast period with a high CAGR growth rate.

The report also analyzes different factors influencing and inhibiting the growth of the forage seed market. The market attractiveness analysis provided in the report highlights key investing areas in this industry. The report will help the agricultural and livestock farmers, suppliers and distributors to understand the present and future trends in this market and formulate their business strategies accordingly

Table Of Contents

Global Forage Seed Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020
Chapter 1 Preface
1.1 Report description
1.2 Research scope
1.3 Research methodology

Chapter 2 Executive Summary

Chapter 3 Market Overview
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Supply chain analysis
3.3 Market drivers
3.3.1 Replacement of by products reducing the feeding cost
3.3.2 Changing food habits and rising meat consumption
3.3.3 Economic benefits of forage seed
3.4 Market restraints
3.4.1 Rising demand for substitutes
3.5 Market opportunities
3.5.1 Increasing demand for organic products
3.6 Market attractiveness by type
3.7 Major players

Chapter 4 Global Forage Seed Market Analysis, by Product Type
4.1 Overview
4.2 Alfalfa
4.2.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
4.3 Clover
4.3.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
4.4 Ryegrass
4.4.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
4.5 Chicory
4.5.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
4.6 Others
4.6.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020

Chapter 5 Global Forage Seed Market Analysis, by Livestock Type
5.1 Overview
5.2 Poultry
5.2.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
5.3 Cattle
5.3.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
5.4 Pork/Swine
5.4.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020
5.5 Others
5.5.1 Market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020

Chapter 6 Global Forage Seed Market Analysis and Forecast, by Geography
6.1 Introduction
6.2 North America
6.2.1 North America forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Europe forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD million), (Kilo Tons)
6.4 Asia Pacific
6.4.1 Asia Pacific forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
6.5 Rest of the World (RoW)
6.5.1 RoW forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)

Chapter 7 Company Profiles
7.1 Allied Seed, LLC
7.1.1 Company overview
7.1.2 Financial overview
7.1.3 Business strategy
7.1.4 Recent developments
7.2 BASF S.E.
7.2.1 Company overview
7.2.2 Financial overview
7.2.3 Business strategy
7.2.4 Recent developments
7.3 Dow AgroSciences LLC
7.3.1 Company overview
7.3.2 Financial overview
7.3.3 Business strategy
7.3.4 Recent developments
7.4 SandW Seed Company
7.4.1 Company overview
7.4.2 Financial overview
7.4.3 Business strategy
7.4.4 Recent developments
7.5 Germinal GB
7.5.1 Company overview
7.5.2 Financial overview
7.5.3 Business strategy
7.5.4 Recent developments
7.6 Hancock Farm and Seed Co., Inc
7.6.1 Company overview
7.6.2 Financial overview
7.6.3 Business strategy
7.6.4 Recent developments
7.7 Central Garden and Pet Company
7.7.1 Company overview
7.7.2 Financial overview
7.7.3 Business strategy
7.7.4 Recent developments
7.8 Northstar Seed Ltd
7.8.1 Company overview
7.8.2 Financial overview
7.8.3 Business strategy
7.9 Heritage Seed Company
7.9.1 Company overview
7.9.2 Financial overview
7.9.3 Business strategy
7.9.4 Recent developments

Chapter 8 Appendix
List of Figures

FIG. 1 Market segmentation: Global Forage Seed Market
FIG. 2 Global forage seed market supply chain analysis
FIG. 3 Consumption of livestock products in million tons per billion people, 2010 and 2020
FIG. 4 Average Revenue from 2007 ? 2011 and estimated variable cost 2012 per acre
FIG. 5 U.S. consumption of distillers grains as a substitute for forages in 2013
FIG. 6 Forage seed market attractiveness, by type (2013)
FIG. 7 Global forage seed market share and forecast, by product type, 2013 vs. 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 8 Alfalfa seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 9 Clover seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 10 Ryegrass seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 11 Chicory seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD billion), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 12 Other forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 13 Global forage seed market share and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 vs. 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 14 Poultry segment value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 15 Cattle segment value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 16 Pork/Swine segment value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 17 Others livestock value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 18 Global forage seed market share and forecast, by geography 2013 vs. 2020 (Value %)
FIG. 19 North America forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 20 Europe forage seed market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
FIG. 21 Asia Pacific forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 22 RoW forage seed value vs. volume market size and forecast, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million), (Kilo Tons)
FIG. 23 BASF SE annual revenue, 2011 - 2013 (USD billion)
FIG. 24 The Dow Chemical Company revenue, 2011 - 2013 (USD billion)
FIG. 25 SandW Seed Company revenue, 2011 - 2013 (USD million)
FIG. 26 Central Garden and Pet Company annual revenue, 2011 - 2013 (USD million)
List of Tables

TABLE 1 Global forage seed market snapshot
TABLE 2 Forage seed market size and forecast by type, 2014 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 3 Global revenue of meat consumption, by type, 2011 ? 2014 (USD trillion)
TABLE 4 Global population trends, 2012 - 2025 (Thousands)
TABLE 5 Major players forage seed market
TABLE 6 North America forage seed market size and forecast, by product type, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million),
TABLE 7 North America forage seed market volume and forecast, by product type, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 8 North America forage seed market size and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 9 North America forage seed market volume and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 10 Europe forage seed market size and forecast, by product type, 2014 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 11 Europe forage seed market volume and forecast, by product type, 2014 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 12 Europe forage seed market size and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 13 Europe forage seed market volume and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 14 Asia Pacific forage seed market size and forecast, by product type, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 15 Asia Pacific forage seed market volume and forecast, by product type, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 16 Asia Pacific forage seed market size and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 17 Asia Pacific forage seed market volume and forecast, by livestock type, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 18 RoW forage seed market size and forecast, by product type, 2014 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 19 RoW forage seed market volume and forecast, by product type, 2014 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)
TABLE 20 RoW forage seed market size and forecast, by livestock, 2013 - 2020 (USD Million)
TABLE 21 RoW forage seed market size and forecast, by livestock, 2013 - 2020 (Kilo Tons)

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