Agrium Files 2016 Annual Report

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 02, 2017) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that the 2016 Annual Report, including Management's Discussion and Analysis and Audited Consolidated Financial Statements, and the Annual Information Form (AIF) are available on the EDGAR section of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's website at www.sec.gov (through the filing of Agrium's Form 40-F), and the Canadian Securities Administrators' website at www.sedar.com.

The 2016 Annual Report can be reviewed and downloaded from the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.agrium.com.

About Agrium

Agrium Inc. is a major global producer and distributor of agricultural products, services and solutions. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of approximately eleven million tonnes and with significant competitive advantages across our product lines. We supply key products and services directly to growers, including crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, as well as agronomic and application services, thereby helping growers to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fibre. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of approximately 1,500 facilities and over 3,300 crop consultants who provide advice and products to our grower customers to help them increase their yields and returns on hundreds of different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders. For more information visit: www.agrium.com

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Investor/Media Relations:
Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com

For Further Information

Investor/Media Relations:

Richard Downey

VP, Investor/Corporate Relations and Market Research

(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell

Director, Investor Relations

(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown

Analyst, Investor Relations

(403) 225-7761