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Agrium: A Global Leader
Agrium: A Global Leader
DATE: 2014/07/03::
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Agrium Climate Change
Agrium Climate Change
DATE: 2013/09/03::
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Complete Agrium Phosphate Mill for Sale
Complete Agrium Phosphate Mill for Sale
DATE: 2014/04/01::
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Agrium Sustainability
Agrium Sustainability
DATE: 2013/09/03::
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AGRIUM-AGROPORT. Performanta si Agricultura Agrium 11 iulie & 3 octombrie 2014
AGRIUM-AGROPORT. Performanta si Agricultura Agrium 11 iulie & 3 octombrie 2014
DATE: 2014/07/11::
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Agrium New Grad Rotation Program 2013
Agrium New Grad Rotation Program 2013
DATE: 2012/10/25::
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Agrium - "NERP 4R Nutrient Stewardship System" - 321 FastDraw
Agrium - "NERP 4R Nutrient Stewardship System" - 321 FastDraw
DATE: 2014/12/15::
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Agrium Women
Agrium Women's Leadership Group
DATE: 2014/04/17::
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Agrium Western Event Centre
Agrium Western Event Centre
DATE: 2012/06/21::
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Agrium Marketer-in-Training Program
Agrium Marketer-in-Training Program
DATE: 2014/09/22::
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AGRIUM - AGROPORT Romania: Performanta in Agricultura  25 aprilie 2014
AGRIUM - AGROPORT Romania: Performanta in Agricultura 25 aprilie 2014
DATE: 2014/04/26::
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Learning and Development at Agrium Wholesale
Learning and Development at Agrium Wholesale
DATE: 2013/07/11::
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Toxic gas release at Borger Agrium Plant
Toxic gas release at Borger Agrium Plant
DATE: 2015/05/28::
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Agrium Wholesale -- Growing with our Communities
Agrium Wholesale -- Growing with our Communities
DATE: 2012/06/27::
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Agrium Wholesale
Agrium Wholesale's Partnership with Engineers Without Borders Canada
DATE: 2013/05/30::
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Here
Here's Why Investors Should Aggressively Buy Agrium, Philip Morris
DATE: 2015/02/12::
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Mark, Process Engineer at Vanscoy Potash Operations
Mark, Process Engineer at Vanscoy Potash Operations
DATE: 2014/04/10::
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Dia da Segurança 2014 - Utilfertil by Agrium
Dia da Segurança 2014 - Utilfertil by Agrium
DATE: 2014/09/16::
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Agrium Engineer-in-Training Program
Agrium Engineer-in-Training Program
DATE: 2014/09/15::
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Transitioning from the Military to Agrium
Transitioning from the Military to Agrium
DATE: 2015/01/20::
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Agrium Western Event Centre Time-lapse
Agrium Western Event Centre Time-lapse
DATE: 2014/06/21::
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Agrium
Agrium's Sustainability Vision
DATE: 2014/08/28::
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Underground with Agrium VPO
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Underground with Agrium VPO
DATE: 2014/08/22::
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Agrium Wholesale Engineering Conference 2013
Agrium Wholesale Engineering Conference 2013
DATE: 2014/10/07::
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[HD] Ontario Northland Cab Ride Agrium Subdivision
[HD] Ontario Northland Cab Ride Agrium Subdivision
DATE: 2013/05/20::
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Animal friendly features of the Agrium Western Event Centre
Animal friendly features of the Agrium Western Event Centre
DATE: 2014/07/05::
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Agrium – Community Introduction:  Being a Good Neighbour
Agrium – Community Introduction: Being a Good Neighbour
DATE: 2014/09/16::
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Agrium Growing Leaders of Leaders Program
Agrium Growing Leaders of Leaders Program
DATE: 2014/09/16::
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AGRIUM - AGROPORT Romania: Performanta in Agricultura 4 aprilie
AGRIUM - AGROPORT Romania: Performanta in Agricultura 4 aprilie
DATE: 2014/04/04::
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2013 Calgary Stampede -- Agrium Western Event Centre Time-lapse
2013 Calgary Stampede -- Agrium Western Event Centre Time-lapse
DATE: 2013/07/23::
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Agrium – Workplace Introduction:  A Powerful Team
Agrium – Workplace Introduction: A Powerful Team
DATE: 2014/09/18::
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Agrium – Environment Introduction:  Meeting Sustainable Goals
Agrium – Environment Introduction: Meeting Sustainable Goals
DATE: 2014/09/16::
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Agricoltura, i nuovi fertilizzanti intelligenti: Giampiero Patalano (Agrium)
Agricoltura, i nuovi fertilizzanti intelligenti: Giampiero Patalano (Agrium)
DATE: 2015/01/23::
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25 May 2011 Agrium rings the NYSE Closing Bell
25 May 2011 Agrium rings the NYSE Closing Bell
DATE: 2011/05/25::
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Fertilizer 101 Chapter 3 - Potassium: It
Fertilizer 101 Chapter 3 - Potassium: It's a Long Way Down
DATE: 2014/03/12::
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Agrium Wholesale in Denver
Agrium Wholesale in Denver
DATE: 2013/08/06::
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Agrium Power Engineers
Agrium Power Engineers
DATE: 2014/09/15::
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Industrial Cyber Security Risks w/ Agrium Redwater
Industrial Cyber Security Risks w/ Agrium Redwater's Noel Tabas @ 2015 ARC Industry Forum Orlando
DATE: 2015/06/27::
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Mosaic, Monsanto, Agrium and More Ag Ideas
Mosaic, Monsanto, Agrium and More Ag Ideas
DATE: 2013/03/07::
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Opening of the Agrium Western Event Centre on Stampede Park
Opening of the Agrium Western Event Centre on Stampede Park
DATE: 2014/07/04::
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Soda Springs CoC Agrium Presentation PSA Video
Soda Springs CoC Agrium Presentation PSA Video
DATE: 2014/10/08::
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Agrium Western Event Centre - Western Heritage Day 2014
Agrium Western Event Centre - Western Heritage Day 2014
DATE: 2014/07/08::
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A tour of the Agrium Western Event Centre with Max Fritz
A tour of the Agrium Western Event Centre with Max Fritz
DATE: 2014/06/27::
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Distribuzione concime speciale Agrium One 40 con spandiconcime Kverneland Exacta CL EW
Distribuzione concime speciale Agrium One 40 con spandiconcime Kverneland Exacta CL EW
DATE: 2015/02/20::
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Aplicação de Fertilizantes - Utilfertil by Agrium
Aplicação de Fertilizantes - Utilfertil by Agrium
DATE: 2014/10/24::
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Agrium Watershed Contest
Agrium Watershed Contest
DATE: 2013/12/11::
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Agrium – Economic Introduction:  Creating a Ripple Effect
Agrium – Economic Introduction: Creating a Ripple Effect
DATE: 2014/09/18::
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Agrium FNO
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Agrium FNO
DATE: 2014/08/27::
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Entregas a Granel - Utilfertil by Agrium
Entregas a Granel - Utilfertil by Agrium
DATE: 2014/09/10::
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Agrium Western Event Centre 2014
Agrium Western Event Centre 2014
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Agrium Inc.
Public company
Traded as NYSEAGU
TSXAGU
S&P/TSX 60 component
Industry Chemicals, Agriculture
Founded 1931
Headquarters Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Victor J. Zaleschuk (Director)
(Chairman of the Board)

Chuck Magro
(President) & CEO
Products Agricultural products and services
Revenue Increase US$16.0 billion (2014)[1]
Increase $3.6 billion (2014)[1]
Increase $720 million (2014)[1]
Total assets Increase $17.1 billion (2014)[1]
Total equity Increase $6.7 billion (2014)[1]
Number of employees
15,500 (2014)[1]
Divisions Agrium Retail
Agrium Wholesale
Subsidiaries Agrium U.S.
Slogan Providing ingredients for growth.
Website Agrium.com

Agrium Inc. is a major Retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North America, South America and Australia and a wholesale producer and marketer of all three major agricultural nutrients and a supplier of specialty fertilizers in North America.

Agrium was founded as Cominco Fertilizers, Limited (short for Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company Limited [2]) in 1931 and changed its name to Agrium, Incorporated in 1995. Agrium is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. Agrium U.S. Incorporated, a subsidiary company, is based in Loveland, Colorado and is the location of Agrium's Retail Business Unit head office. The company is a part-owner of Canpotex, which manages all potash exporting from Saskatchewan.[3]

Business Units[edit]

Agrium operates in two business segments:

Retail[edit]

Agrium operates close to 1,500 retail agricultural centres in the U.S., Canada, South America and Australia under the brand names Crop Production Services (CPS), Crop Production Services Canada (CPSC), Agroservicios Pampeanos S.A. and Landmark.[4] Crop Production Services was acquired in 1994.

On December 3, 2010 Agrium announced the completion of the acquisition of the Australian Wheat Board for a total acquisition price of $1.236-billion Australian dollars.[5] This acquisition additions to the retail division of Agrium. Roughly 40% of the AWB holdings were sold to Cargill including the Commodity Management Business.[6]

In October 2013, Agrium announced the acquisition of Viterra’s Canadian retail assets,[7] after previously acquiring Viterra retail locations in Australia.[8]

In August 2014, Agrium, through its subsidiary Loveland Products, acquired a controlling interest in Agricen.[9]

Wholesale[edit]

The Wholesale segment produces nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur-based fertilizers. This segment also owns and operates a potash mine and production facility at Vanscoy No. 345, Saskatchewan, Canada, and a phosphate mine in Conda, Idaho, US.

The Wholesale segment engages in the ownership of nitrogen-based fertilizer plants in Bahía Blanca, Argentina and in Damietta, Egypt.

Environmental and social impacts[edit]

In 2006 the U.S. EPA fined[10] Agrium US$750,000 for violations of the Clean Air Act. Unpermitted modifications to the Ohio nitrogen products plant resulted in excessive releases of NOx. The US EPA report states that these nitrogen oxides "cause severe respiratory problems, contribute to childhood asthma, acid rain, climate change, smog and haze, and impairs visibility in national parks. Emissions from nitric acid plants can be carried significant distances downwind, causing air quality problems..." The plant in question was acquired in October 2006 during the takeover of Royster Clark.

In 2003 Agrium was issued an administrative compliance order for excessive emissions at a Kennewick, Washington plant.[11] Agrium discovered the violations at the Kennewick facility through a comprehensive Clean Air Act audit of the facility in late 2000. Agrium promptly reported the audit findings to EPA under EPA’s policy on Incentives for Self-Policing, also referred to as the “Self-Disclosure Policy”. In 2005 Agrium was fined for failure to disclose release of toxic gases at this same plant.[12]

An Agrium ammonia/urea plant is listed by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation as a contaminated site due to spillage of ammonia, arsenic, and other contaminants.[13]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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