Who will service the agricultural sector in the future?
Here's a one-page U/Illinois summation of a paper that tells who will end up providing your fertilizer, seed, machinery and more in the future. Worth a read. Here's the summary.
The increasing importance of the triple bottom line— economic, environment, and social—multiplied by the internationalization of the value chain and the increasing demand for food, fuel, and fiber as the population grows will put performance demands on all aspects of the value chain, including on input suppliers. These interactions increase the need for companies to manage and mitigate the increased risks of the global economy. Those suppliers who can respond to these new dynamics will be the suppliers of the future.