Agricore United
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Agricore United
James Richardson International Limited

February 21, 2007 11:07 ET

Media Advisory: News Conference/Photo Opportunity-Agricore United and James Richardson International Plan to Create Global Agri-business

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 21, 2007) - Agricore United (TSX:AU), James Richardson International Limited and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan will hold a news conference today in Winnipeg to discuss a business combination of Agricore United and James Richardson International that will create Canada's largest grain company and a global Canadian agri-business.

In attendance will be:

- Wayne Drul, Chair of the Board of Directors of Agricore United

- Brian Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of Agricore United

- Hartley T. Richardson, Chairman of James Richardson International

- Curt Vossen, President of James Richardson International

- Brian J. Gibson, Senior Vice President, Public Equities, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Winnipeg media are invited to attend the news conference, which will take place at noon (Central Time) in the Wellington Ballroom at the Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Place, Winnipeg.

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