Agrium Inc.
NYSE : AGU
TSX : AGU

Agrium Inc.

May 27, 2009 07:30 ET

Agrium to Host Investor Day in Baltimore

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 27, 2009) -

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Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) announced today it is hosting an investor conference, along with a tour of an Agrium Retail farm center on June 10, 2009 in Baltimore, Maryland.

The farm center tour will take place at a nearby facility in the morning and followed by a half day investor session held at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore starting at 12:00 p.m. ET. Presentations will include an introduction and overview by Mike Wilson, Agrium President and Chief Executive Officer. Other key executives and management personnel will discuss Agrium's Retail, Wholesale and Advanced Technologies businesses, covering updates on our expansion plans and the outlook for all of our businesses. In addition, David Asbridge from Doane Advisory Services will provide an agriculture update and outlook and Paul E. Fixen, Ph.D. from International Plant Nutrition Institute will provide a presentation on the implications of reduced fertilizer use. Presentations will be followed by a short reception. We encourage investors to attend, advance registration is required.

To register and to obtain more information on the conference, visit Agrium's website at www.agrium.com.

A webcast of the formal presentations will be available on Agrium's website live or in replay mode at www.agrium.com. The webcast of the Baltimore presentations will begin at 12:00 p.m. ET, June 10, 2009.

Please note that Mike Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer will be presenting at the RBC Global Mining and Materials Conference in Toronto on Tuesday June 9, 2009 at 11:30 a.m. ET

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.
    Ashley Harris
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 225-7437
    Website: www.agrium.com