The seed and grain segment is engaged in the research and development, production and sale of seed products, including, turf, maize and vegetable seeds. Its business also includes multiplication of seed for international customers and trading of seed and grain products across the globe. The crop protection, nutrients and merchandise segment operates a chain of retail stores that supply farm input materials, including chemicals, fertilizers, pollination products, frost protection products, fencing, animal health and nutrition products, grains and seeds. It also offers plant nutrition options, specific products and application protocols. The rural services business segment offers services to the agricultural economy, including livestock, wool, irrigation and pumping, real estate and insurance services.