SOURCE: Agrium Inc.

Agrium Inc.

February 19, 2016 07:30 ET

Agrium Annual Meeting of Shareholders to Be Held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - February 19, 2016) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that its Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 in Calgary, Alberta. Shareholders of common shares of Agrium Inc. as at the close of trading on March 9, 2016 (the "Record Date") will be eligible to vote their shares at the Meeting.

About Agrium

Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, and agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fiber. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and approximately 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders.

Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

    Investor/Media Relations:

    Richard Downey
    Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
    (403) 225-7357

    Todd Coakwell
    Director, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7437

    Louis Brown
    Analyst, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7761

    Contact us at: www.agrium.com