Since late July, Belarus and Russia have been at odds over how the potash fertilizer industry should be handled. The break up of Belarus Potash Company, a cartel-esque potash marketing organization, threw markets into a downward spiral as fears over a price war escalated. Judging by the most recent news to emerge, the spat is far from over. In the following video, Motley Fool analyst Taylor Muckerman tells you why he thinks this might be a net benefit for several producers over the long term.

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