Agrium Inc.

Agrium Inc.

March 14, 2005 09:02 ET

Agrium to Present at Merrill Lynch Chemicals Conference


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FOR: AGRIUM INC.

NYSE, TSX SYMBOL: AGU

MARCH 14, 2005 - 09:02 ET

Agrium to Present at Merrill Lynch Chemicals Conference

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2005) - Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU)
(NYSE:AGU) announced today that Mr. Mike Wilson, Agrium's President and
CEO, will be presenting at the Merrill Lynch Chemicals Conference in New
York on Tuesday, March 15th, 2005 at 1:45 p.m. ET.

Agrium will host a live audio webcast of the presentation at
www.agrium.com, expected to be approximately 40 minutes in length. The
presentation will be archived on the Company's website for one year.

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 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.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    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