Agrium to Host Sell-Side Analyst Event in New York

Agrium to Host Sell-Side Analyst Event in New York 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU)
(NYSE:AGU) announced today it is hosting a sell-side analyst event
the morning of January 28th, 2013 in New York City.  
At the event, Agrium's President & CEO, Mike Wilson, Executive Vice
President & Chief Financial Officer, Stephen Dyer, and Senior Vice
President & President, Retail Business Unit, Richard Gearheard, along
with other company leaders, will discuss the company's strategy,
operating performance and growth prospects, including an in depth
review of Agrium Retail. 
Presentations will commence at 8:30 a.m. ET and conclude at 1:00 p.m.
A live audio webcast and listen only dial in number for the event
will be available on our website, along with a downloadable copy of
the presentations. A taped rebroadcast will also be available
following the event.  Please visit www.agrium.com for further
information. 
About Agrium  
Agrium Inc. is a major Retail supplier of agricultural products and
services in North America, South America and Australia and 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.
Contacts:
Agrium Inc.
Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor/Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357 
Agrium Inc.
Todd Coakwell
Manager, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437 
Agrium Inc.
Mark Thompson
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761
www.agrium.com