Japan Precision Planting Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Offering (Software, Hardware, and Services), By Drive Type (Electric Drive and Hydraulic Drive), and Japan Precision Planting Market Insights, Industry Trend, Forecasts to 2032

Industry: Agriculture


The Japan Precision Planting Market Size is expected to grow at a significant CAGR during the forecast period. Significant cost savings related to precision planting and seeding machinery, an increase in the implementation of advanced precision farming technologies to reduce labor expenses, and increased promotion of precision planting techniques by Japanese governments are some of the major factors driving the growth of the precision planting market.


Market Overview

The Japan Precision Planting Market is a rapidly growing industry that is focused on providing advanced and innovative agricultural solutions to farmers in Japan. Precision planting technology is a highly specialized area of agriculture that involves using cutting-edge technology to optimize the planting process, resulting in higher yields and more efficient use of resources. In Japan, precision planting has gained significant traction in recent years, as the country has faced a number of challenges in the agricultural sector. The declining population of farmers, aging workforce, and rising labor costs have all contributed to a need for more efficient and technologically advanced farming methods. Precision planting is seen as a solution to these challenges, as it allows farmers to plant crops more efficiently and with greater accuracy, while reducing the need for manual labor.


The precision planting market in Japan is highly competitive, with a number of key players offering a range of solutions to farmers. Some of the major players in the market include Kubota, Yanmar, and Case IH. These companies offer a variety of precision planting equipment, including seed drills, planters, and fertilizer applicators, as well as software and data analytics tools to help farmers optimize their planting processes.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for Japan precision planting market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the Japanese precision planting market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the Japanese precision planting market.


Driving Factors

In Japan, there is a growing demand for high-quality, nutritious, and sustainable food products as the population grows and consumer preferences shift. Precision planting technology enables farmers to produce crops with consistent quality and yield, resulting in higher market prices and profitability.


Japanese farmers face numerous challenges, including an aging population, shrinking farm sizes, and increasing competition from imported goods. To remain competitive, farmers are seeking ways to improve their productivity and efficiency, and precision planting technology provides an effective solution to this problem.


Restraining Factors

Precision planting technology can require a significant initial investment in equipment and infrastructure. This can be a barrier to entry for small and medium-sized farmers who may not have the resources to invest in the technology. While precision planting technology is gaining popularity in Japan, there is still a lack of awareness and education among farmers about the benefits and implementation of the technology. This can lead to a slow adoption rate or reluctance to adopt the technology altogether.


Market Segment 


The Japan Precision Planting Market share is segmented into offering and drive type.

  • The hardware segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Japan precision planting market during the projected period.


Based on the offering, the Japan precision planting market is segmented into software, hardware, and services. Among these, the hardware segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Japan precision planting market during the projected period. The growth can be attributed due to the hardware is the most tangible and visible component of precision planting technology, and it is essential for the efficient and accurate planting of crops. The hardware segment includes the physical equipment and machinery used in precision planting, such as seed drills, planters, sensors, and GPS systems. These devices are designed to enable farmers to plant seeds with greater accuracy and precision, resulting in more efficient and productive farming practices.


  • The electric drive segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Japan precision planting market during the forecast period.

Based on the drive type, the Japan precision planting market is classified into electric drive and hydraulic drive. Among these, the electric drive segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Japan precision planting market during the forecast period. The growth can be attributed due to the electric drive systems are generally considered to be the more advanced and innovative option, as they offer a higher degree of precision and control over the planting process. In this segment, electric motors are used to drive the planting equipment. These motors are powered by batteries or other electrical sources, and they provide a high degree of precision and control over the planting process. Electric drive systems are known for their accuracy and efficiency, as well as their ability to reduce soil compaction and improve crop yields.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the Japan precision planting market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market. 


List of Key Companies

  • Minebea Precision Co., Ltd.
  • Kubota Corporation
  • Yanmar Co. Ltd.
  • Proterial Precision, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Iseki & Co. Ltd.
  • Shibaura Machine Co. Ltd.


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • On January 2023, Precision farming technologies are being promoted collaboratively by BASF Digital Farming and ZEN-NOH, Japan's largest farming cooperative with approximately 10 million members. In doing so, both companies are assisting farmers in addressing the most pressing issues confronting Japanese farmers by combining technologies designed to increase yield and make farm management easier and more effective.


  • On October 2022, Kubota Corporation has established the Kubota Global Institute of Technology (KGIT) in Sakai City as a new research and development facility. In addition to materials (raw materials), analysis, and other fundamental technologies, it is used in the development of agricultural and construction machinery, as well as other products and core components.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2030. Spherical Insights has segmented the Japan Precision Planting Market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Japan Precision Planting Market, By Offering

  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Services


Japan Precision Planting Market, By Drive Type

  • Electric Drive
  • Hydraulic Drive

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