CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - June 4, 2007) - Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) announced today it is hosting an investor conference on June 18, 2007 in New York, NY and a summary of the investor conference the following day, June 19, 2007, in Toronto, ON. Mike Wilson, Agrium President and CEO will ring The Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on June 18, 2007.
The New York conference will be held at the NYSE. Presentations will include an introduction and overview by Mr. Wilson. Other key executives and management personnel will discuss Agrium's Retail, Wholesale and Advanced Technologies businesses. Rich Pottorff, Chief Economist for the Doane's agricultural advisory service will provide the luncheon keynote address. Presentations will be followed by an evening reception. Advance registration is required.
In Toronto, a summary of the New York conference will be presented by Mr. Wilson and other key executives. The meeting will be held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Advance registration is required.
To register and to obtain more information on the conferences, visit Agrium's website at http://www.agrium.com/investorday/.
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 New York presentations will begin at 1:10 p.m. ET, June 18, 2007.
A Webcast of The Closing Bell (beginning at 3:55 pm ET) will be available at Agrium's website www.agrium.com.
Agrium Inc. is a major Retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North and South America, a leading global Wholesale producer and marketer of all three major agricultural nutrients and the premier supplier of specialty fertilizers in North America through our Advanced Technologies business unit. Agrium's strategy is to grow across the value chain through acquisition, incremental expansion of its existing operations and through the development, commercialization and marketing of new products and international opportunities. Our strategy places particular emphasis on growth opportunities that both increase and stabilize our earnings profile in the continuing transformation of Agrium.
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