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May 18, 2010 10:00 ET

REPEAT-Media Advisory: BMO Capital Markets to Host Annual Agriculture, Protein & Fertilizer Conference

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - May 14, 2010) - BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO), will hold its annual Agriculture, Protein & Fertilizer investor conference on May 19 – 20 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

This two-day conference will bring together senior management from leading food, agriculture and fertilizer companies, providing an in-depth look at each sector and a global perspective on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Food analyst Kenneth Zaslow will host the Agriculture and Protein segment of the conference. The Fertilizer segment will be hosted by analysts Edwin Chee and Joel Jackson.

Monsanto (MON) is set to deliver the keynote address on the first day of the conference and Chesapeake Energy (CHK) will deliver the keynote address on day two.

Over forty senior executives will present from leading agriculture, protein and fertilizer companies, including:
 
Agrium (AGU)
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Bunge Limited (BG)
CF Industries (CF)
Compass Minerals (CMP)
Mosaic Company (MOS)
Pilgrim's Pride Corp (PPC)
PotashCorp (POT)
Sanderson Farms (SAFM)
Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN)

For a complete list of presenting companies visit: www.bmocm.com/conferences/agricultureproteinfertilizer2010/

Presentations will be broadcast live and archived at: www.bmocm.com/conferences/agricultureproteinfertilizer2010/

An agenda with presentation times for the conference is also available on the web site (agenda subject to change).

Media interested in attending the conference and/or scheduling an interview, should call (416) 867-3996 or toll free at 1-866-298-8385.

About BMO Capital Markets

BMO Capital Markets is a leading, full-service North American financial services provider, with over 2,200 employees operating in 15 North American offices and 28 worldwide, offering corporate, institutional and government clients access to a complete range of investment and corporate banking products and services. BMO Capital Markets is a member of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), one of the largest diversified financial services providers in North America with US$373 billion total assets and more than 36,000 employees as at January 31, 2010.

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