Agrium Inc.
NYSE : AGU
TSX : AGU

Agrium Inc.

December 11, 2009 16:30 ET

Agrium Declares Dividend

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2009) -

ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN U.S.$

The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) has declared a dividend of five and one half cents U.S. per common share to be paid on January 14, 2010 to shareholders of record on December 29, 2009.

All dividends paid by Agrium Inc. are, pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act, designated as eligible dividends. An eligible dividend paid to a Canadian resident is entitled to the enhanced dividend tax credit.

About Agrium

Agrium Inc. is a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North and South America and a leading global producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products. Agrium produces and markets three primary groups of nutrients: nitrogen, phosphate and potash as well as controlled release fertilizers and micronutrients. Agrium's strategy is to grow through incremental expansion of its existing operations and acquisitions as well as the development, commercialization and marketing of new products and international opportunities.

Contact Information

  • Agrium Inc.
    Richard Downey
    Senior Director, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7357
    or
    Agrium Inc.
    Todd Coakwell
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7437
    www.agrium.com