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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 0140


  • Tabulation Category: A - Agriculture, hunting and forestry
  • Division: 01 - Agriculture, hunting and related service activities
  • Group: 014 - Agricultural and animal husbandry service activities, except veterinary activities
  • Class: 0140 - Agricultural and animal husbandry service activities, except veterinary activities

Explanatory note

This class includes specialized activities, on a fee or contract basis, mostly performed on the farm.
Providing agricultural machinery with drivers and crew. Activities establishing a crop, promoting its growth or protecting it from disease and insects.
Harvesting and activities related to harvesting such as preparation of the crop for primary markets, by cleaning, trimming, grading, drying, decorticating, retting, cooling or bulk packaging.
Cotton ginning. Transplantation of rice in rice fields.
Activities of farm labor contractors.
Landscape planning and design in connexion with planting, stocking, trimming, supervising, lawn and garden installation and maintenance and tree surgeons activities (for the care of ornamental trees and shrubs).
Operation of irrigation systems for agricultural purposes.
Animal boarding, care and breeding.
Activities to promote propagation, growth and output of animals and to obtain animal products.
Activities such as artificial insemination, herd testing, droving, agistment, poultry caponizing, coop cleaning, dung gathering, etc. Also, sheep-dipping and shearing, egg-cleaning and grading, animal skinning and related activities. Activities carried on for special farm operators such as reptile farms or frog farms but excluding fish farms.

Exclusions: Provision of feed lot services is classified in group 012 (Farming of animals).
Service activities to promote commercial hunting and trapping are classified in class 0150 (Hunting, trapping and game propagation including related service activities).
Preparation of vegetable fibres for textile use is classified in class 1711 (Preparation and spinning of textile fibres; weaving of textiles).
Marketing activities of commission merchants and co-operative associations are classified in division 51 (Wholesale trade and commission trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles).
Activities of agronomists and agricultural economists are classified in class 7414 (Business and management consultancy activities).
Landscape architecture is classified in class 7421 (Architectural and engineering activities and related technical consultancy).
Veterinary activities are classified in class 8520.

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