The Andersons engages in the grain, ethanol, plant nutrient, railcar leasing, turf and cob products, and retailing businesses. Its Grain segment operates grain elevators, stores grains, and provides grain marketing, risk management, and corn origination services. The Ethanol segment purchases and sells ethanol, and offers facility operations. The Rail segment leases, sells, and repairs various types of railcars, locomotives, and barges, and invests in short-line railroad, as well as offers metal fabrication services. The Plant Nutrient segment manufactures and distributes agricultural and related plant nutrients, as well as provides application and agronomic services. In addition, this segment produces professional turf care products for golf course and turf care markets. The Retail segment operates retail stores, a specialty food store, a distribution center, and engages in lawn and garden equipment sales and service activities.