Companies With Ag Operations In The Fortune 500, Those Which Should Be

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15 companies with a significant presence in agriculture were included in Fortune magazine’s 2020 listing of the 500 largest U.S. corporations.

Those companies include (2020 $billion revenues…% change…2019 ranking):

51. Archer Daniel Midlands: $64…even…54

65. Merck: $48…3%…69

73. Tyson Foods: $43…2%…79

76. Nationwide: $42…(5%)…74

79. TIAA/CREF: $42…3%…81

88. John Deere: $36…(10%)…84

103. CHS: $28…(11%)…105

219. Land O’Lakes: $14…even…232

214. Corteva Agriscience: $14…3%…234

291. Tractor Supply Co.: $11…27%…380

331. AGCO: $9…1%…350

346. Mosaic: $9…(3%)…356

366. The Andersons: $8…even…390

406. Seaboard: $7…4%…444

431. Zoetis: $7…7%…new to the listing

The following companies would have made the list, but are either privately held or headquartered outside the U.S. (2020 revenues in U.S. $ billions…% revenue change from 2019):

Koch Industries…$119…+8%

Cargill…$115…1%

BASF…$71…6%

Bunge…$41…(11%)

Bayer…$49…+2%

CHN Industrial…$27…(7%)

Boehringer Ingelheim…$23…+15%

Syngenta…$23…+5%

Nutrien…$21…+5%

The five largest U.S. based companies were (2020 revenues in U.S. $ billions…% change from 2019):

1. Walmart: $559…+7%

2. Amazon: $386…+38%

3. Apple: 275…+6%

4. CVS Health: $269…+8%

5. UnitedHealthGroup: 257…+6%