Agrium and PotashCorp Merger Completed Forming Nutrien, a Leader in Global Agriculture

Nutrien (Nutrien) (TSX and NYSE: NTR) today announced the successful completion of the merger of equals between Agrium (Agrium) and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp), creating the world’s premier provider of crop inputs and services.

Nutrien has the largest crop nutrient production portfolio combined with an unparalleled global retail distribution network that includes more than 1,500 farm retail centers. With nearly 20,000 employees – and operations and investments in 14 countries – the company is committed to providing products and services that help growers optimize crop yields and their returns.

Chuck Magro, President & CEO of Nutrien, said:

 “Today we are proud to launch Nutrien, a company that will forge a unique position within the agriculture industry. Our company will have an unmatched capability to respond to customer and market opportunities, focusing on innovation and growth across our retail and crop nutrient businesses. Importantly, we intend to draw upon the depth of our combined talent and best practices to build a new company that is stronger and better equipped to create value for all our stakeholders.”

Nutrien common shares will trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol NTR beginning today.

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