Agrium approves dividend of US$0.75/common share, payable Jan. 16, 2014, to shareholders as of Dec. 31, 2013

CALGARY, Alberta , December 12, 2013 (press release) – ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN U.S.$

The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) announced today that it has approved a dividend of $0.75 U.S. per common share to be paid on January 16, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2013.

All dividends paid by Agrium Inc. are, pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act, designated as eligible dividends. An eligible dividend paid to a Canadian resident is entitled to an enhanced gross-up and dividend tax credit.

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 provide the crop inputs and services needed to feed a growing world. We focus on maximizing shareholder returns by driving continuous improvements to our base businesses, pursuing value-added growth opportunities across the crop input value chain and returning capital to shareholders.

* All content is copyrighted by Industry Intelligence, or the original respective author or source. You may not recirculate, redistrubte or publish the analysis and presentation included in the service without Industry Intelligence's prior written consent. Please review our terms of use.