Agrium Inc.
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Agrium Inc.

May 29, 2006 07:00 ET

Agrium to Host Investor Conference in Toronto, ON on June 12, 2006

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 29, 2006) - Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) announced today it is hosting an investor conference on June 12, 2006 in Toronto, Canada.

Mike Wilson, Agrium's President and CEO, will discuss the continuing transformation of Agrium. Other key management personnel will present on recent acquisitions and developments in Agrium's Retail, Wholesale and Specialties businesses, including plans for Agrium's innovative, environmentally-friendly controlled-release fertilizer, ESN®.

To register or obtain more information on attending the conference in person, visit Agrium's website at www.agrium.com/investorday. The conference will be held at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada. For those requiring accommodations, a conference rate for a limited number of rooms is available by contacting the Fairmont Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414 (quote "Agrium June Event") by May 31, 2006.

Those not attending the conference in person can view a Webcast of the formal presentations beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET, June 12, 2006, live or in replay mode, on Agrium's website at www.agrium.com.

Agrium Inc. is a leading global producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products and a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North and South America. 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
    Director, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7357
    or
    Agrium Inc.
    Christine Gillespie
    Investor Relations Manager
    (403) 225-7437
    Website: www.agrium.com