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Agrium History and Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production Facilities and Annual Production Capacities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Building a Global Presence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Agrium Going Global . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 South America Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Agrium South America Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Agrium South America Wholesale. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Production Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Agrium Owned Distribution Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Agrium South America Wholesale Production and Distribution Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Agrium China Office and Hanfeng Production Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 AWB Acquisition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 European Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Agrium Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Africa and Middle Eastern Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Africa and Middle East - Damietta (MOPCO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Agrium Wholesale: Leading Global Supplier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production Facilities and Annual Production Capacities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Wholesale Owned Distribution Facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium North America Wholesale Production and Distribution Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Industry Participants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Agrium Retail: Best in Class . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Retail Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Production Services (CPS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium North America Retail Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U.S. Industry Participants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium South America Retail Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Landmark Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Advanced Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Agrium Advanced Technologies: Embracing the Future . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annual Production Capacities by Product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESN Features, Advantages and Benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Product Innovation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Advanced Technologies Production and Distribution Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Agrium Advanced Technologies Turf and Ornamental; Direct Solutions Locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Industry Participants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Advanced Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . South America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Africa and the Middle East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . North America Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Cycles: Growing Seasons for Key Global Regions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Australia and New Zealand . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nutrient Uptake and Removal by Field Crops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption by Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption by Country . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Energy Conversion Factors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107 Other Constants and Conversions Factors . . . Fertilizer Production by Region . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Fertilizer Minerals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Global Population vs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nutrient Uptake and Removal by Field Crops . . . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 IFA Regional Classification 2010 . .Africa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Supply/Demand Balance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption in Parts of the Pacific Rim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Product Analysis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Australia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 General Conversion Factors . . . . . Total Consumption of Fertilizers and Plant Nutrients. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Top Five . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Historical . . . . . Australia Crops: Supply and Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Production . . . . Global Fertilizer Capacity by Country . . . . . . . . . .Table of Contents Agricultural Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Global Total Grains Supply/Demand . . . . . Global Nutrient Trade Data: Imports and Exports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption in Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption in Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Top Five . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Application Rates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99 Fertilizer Production Processes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Constants and Conversions . . . . . . 100 Raw Material Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Argentina. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Crop Weight Conversions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Calorific Values . . . . . . . . . Global Fertilizer Consumption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . International Fertilizer Prices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Planted Area and Production by Crop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Historical P&K Fertilizer North America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Top Five . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 ii Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Production and Stocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 68 69 71 72 73 74 75 76 76 77 77 78 82 82 83 85 86 87 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 Fertilizer Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Historical Nitrogen Fertilizer and Gas Prices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption in Brazil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Application Rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Corn Supply and Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Crops: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Global NPK Consumption . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Argentina and Chile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Nutrient Factors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . United States Ethanol/Biodiesel Facts . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fertilizer Consumption in Africa and the Middle East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Middle East (West Asia). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Growth in World Fertilizer Consumption . . . . . . Crop Production . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Western Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Brazil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Agrium History and Overview Where the Future is Growing™ 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 1 .

Agronomic research is conducted externally at agricultural institutions across North America. markets and distributes approximately 10. Agrium has a total of 970 retail locations in North America and South America. and other products annually. focus on continued incremental expansion at key facilities and growth in new product sales and product offerings. supplied by 14 major production facilities in addition to a number of smaller processing and specialty facilities. Agrium divides the Company into three strategic business units: Our agricultural Retail division is the largest direct-to-grower agricultural retail operation in the Americas. 1977 Carseland (Alberta) Nitrogen Operations begins production. Internal research is conducted at two research facilities. crop protection and crop nutrient products. 1968 Borger (Texas) Nitrogen Operations begins production. phosphate and potash as well as controlled-release fertilizers and micronutrients.5 million tonnes of nitrogen. enters the fertilizer business. This means that our focus on growth begins in our manufacturing facilities and extends to the fields where our customers use our products. horticulture and consumer lawn and garden markets. Agrium’s Vision Be one of the world’s leading providers of inputs for plant growth by creating value for each of our stakeholders. and generated nearly $7. Agrium’s Mission Providing ingredients for growth. potash. Agrium has 157 million shares outstanding and a market capitalization of nearly $14. Sales from our diverse portfolio of products and services generated $10. We service our customers through a network of close to 100 distribution warehouses.000 people globally who are dedicated to the ongoing transformation of the Company to achieve our vision of being one of the world’s leading providers of inputs for plant growth by creating value for each of our stakeholders.7-billion in net sales in 2010. 1987 Joffre (Alberta) Nitrogen Operations begins production. 1969 Vanscoy (Saskatchewan) Potash Operations begins production. Our Wholesale division generated $3. As of June 2011. except where noted) Agrium is a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North and South America and a leading global producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products.5 billion in revenues in 2010. 2010). Our strengths include a low cost in-market position. Western Canada throughout 2009. AAT has a strong focus on product innovation. Argentina in July 2010 and Australia in 2010. Agrium Timeline 1931-1989 1931 Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. Agrium employs over 14. We produce and market three primary groups of nutrients: nitrogen. phosphates. A key differentiator of Agrium is that we are the only publicly traded company that crosses the entire agricultural value chain. 2 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . primarily from seed.0-billion in net sales in 2010. We have raised the scale and size of our North American and South American retail operations by adding retail centers in Texas and New Mexico in late 2009. one in the United States and the other in Canada. 1965 Homestead (Nebraska) Nitrogen Operations begins production. Wholesale manufactures. Agrium Advanced Technologies (AAT) offers premium environmentally beneficial controlled-release fertilizer and related products to the agriculture industry as well as professional turf.Profile (all figures in US$. AAT generated $390-million in net sales in 2010. the ability to leverage distribution.5-billion (as of December 31.

Agrium acquired a 70 percent equity position in Common Market Fertilizers S.A. changes its name to Agrium Inc.A. over 140 additional retail franchise and wholesale customer locations in Australia and investments in various joint venture companies. Agrium expanded into the Argentina market with a 50 percent ownership in Profertil S. Agrium acquired the Western Canadian fertilizer distribution assets from Imperial Oil. as the acquisition further expanded our retail presence in the United States. Agrium acquired UNOCAL’s (Union Oil of California) agricultural products division in September of 2000. and the acquisition of the fertilizer assets of Alberta Energy Company in 1993. Production at the mine began in July 1999. 1998 Rasmussen Ridge (Idaho) Phosphate Mine acquired. Additionally. Viridian Inc. In 2006. (CMF). In 1998. Redwater (Alberta) Fertilizer Operations (commenced operations 1968) and Fort Saskatchewan (Alberta) Nitrogen Operations (commenced operations 1983). 2000 UNOCAL agricultural products division acquired. Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. In 2008. Upon completion of the acquisition of UAP. acquired. begins production in Bahia Blanca. The growth of Agrium’s Wholesale business was initiated with the acquisition of Nu-West Industries. Agrium established an international presence in Argentina under the trade name Agroservicios Pampeanos S. 1995 Nu-West Industries Inc. In 2000. Agrium also acquired a phosphate rock mine located close to our Conda facility in Idaho to establish security of supply. Agrium acquired AWB Limited (“AWB”). the Company’s largest acquisition to date. in April 2010 the remaining 30 percent was also acquired and CMF became Agrium Europe. Ontario to obtain a domestic rock supply for the Redwater facility. 2004 Astaris Production LLC assets (Nu-West’s Conda. Agrium establishes its international presence under the trade name Agroservicios Pampeanos (ASP). Agrium’s retail branches in the United States increased from 489 locations to 826. Profertil S. Agrium’s shares were first publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange on October 4th. enters the public market. Also in 1995. 1999 Kapuskasing (Ontario) Phosphate Mine begins production. improved our earnings diversification by increasing the profit contribution from our Retail business unit and diversified Agrium’s product mix by increasing our weight in chemicals. and the acquisition of 24 retail outlets in Argentina in July 2010. and Western Farm Service (WFS) acquired. 1996 Agrium is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. with over 200 company operated retail locations. (ASP). 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 3 . Agrium Timeline 1990-2005 1993 Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. 1994 Crop Production Services (CPS) acquired. Agrium subsequently merged with Viridian in December 1996. ID phosphate operation) acquired. 1996. Argentina.A. Agrium continued its Retail division growth with the establishment of 65 retail outlets in Western Canada through a number of transactions in 2009 and 2010. In 2008. Argentina.A. Agrium established its Retail division through the acquisitions of Crop Production Services (CPS) in September 1994 and Western Farm Service (WFS) in January 1995. substantially increasing the size of the company. Agrium completed the acquisition of United Agri Products (UAP). one of Western Europe’s largest fertilizer distribution companies. This was a transforming transaction for Agrium.History Agrium was formed to facilitate the reorganization of the fertilizer division of Cominco Ltd. The AWB Landmark business is a leading agricultural retailer in Australia. In 2005. with production in Bahia Blanca. In 1997. Agrium continued to build its Retail franchise through the acquisition of Royster-Clark’s retail operations. 18 retail outlets in Argentina and Chile from United Agri Products acquired. 2005 Western Canadian fertilizer distribution assets from Imperial Oil acquired. a phosphate producer in Idaho in 1995. Agrium announced the development of the phosphate rock reserve at Kapuskasing. Retail expansion continued in 2007 with the acquisition of ADM’s 18 retail centers and 14 satellites in Kansas and Oklahoma. in December 2010.

Incorporated. and investing counter-cyclically. Agrium Advanced Technologies acquires Evergro Canada and Tetra Micronutrients. with an average EBITDA of $8-million over the past three years. Agrium acquired International Mineral Technologies (“Tetra Micronutrients”). Agrium will continue to focus on achieving our mission and vision by continuing to execute against our strategic goals of investing through the value chain. The acquisition will enable Agrium to expand its footprint within Canada. With this addition. and an innovator through our Advanced Technologies business unit fully diversifying ourselves across the value chain. Agrium’s Advanced Technologies business unit was established with the acquisition of Nu-Gro’s fertilizer technology and professional businesses and Pursell Technologies in 2006. predominantly zinc sulphate. Agrium entered into an agreement with MISR Oil Processing Company. Additionally. In 2007. 2010 Additional 30 percent equity position in Common Market Fertilizers S. diversifying geographically.E. acquired.A.A. Agroport. and EAgrium shareholders obtained an equity interest in the combined entity.000 tonnes of storage and key distribution assets in Europe. Agrium Retail expands operations into Agrium opened Canada under an office in the name Crop Beijing. Nebraska and specializes in the production. Agrium reaffirmed its leading position to provide environmentally friendly. 2008 United Agri Products (UAP). Tetra Micronutrients is located in Fairbury.5 percent equity stake in Hanfeng Evergreen acquired. Agrium acquired AWB Limited (“AWB”). CerealToscana is an Italian based company with a subsidiary in Romania.5 percent equity interest in Hanfeng Evergreen. in MOPCO (Egypt) obtained.A. while enhancing its expertise in providing controlled release fertilizers. 70 percent equity position in Common Market Fertilizers S. 2011 Agrium divested the AWB commodity management business to Cargill. pest control and soil amendment products to the North American specialty marketplace. Further expansion occurred in 2008 with the acquisition of the Agronomics Division of Turf Care Products Canada Limited. 4 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . China. Nu-Gro fertilizer technology and professional products businesses acquired. Agrium is a major retailer. Agrium acquires AWB Limited and enters the Asia-Pacific Market. controlledrelease crop input products to a broad range of customers and segments. In 2010. (CMF) acquired. This purchase increased Agriums dry and liquid storage capacity in Europe to 400. In late 2009. (MOPCO) of Egypt. which includes a 675. in May. marketing and distribution of custom liquid plant nutrition and dry micro nutrient products. establishing and maintaining the lowest cost to serve wholesale position. Missouri. acquired. a leading wholesale producer. name changed to Agrium Europe. 2009 Agrium Retail consolidates all United States operations under the name Crop Production Services (CPS). Agrium owns a 26 percent interest in the combined entity. MOPCO secured financing for tripling the production of the existing nitrogen facility. Agrium strengthened its international crop input sourcing capabilities through the Landmark business. S. AAT completed their construction of ESN coating fertilizer facility located in New Madrid. 2007 19.A. (CMF) acquired. Pursell Technologies acquired. 2011 Agrium acquires 100 percent equity position in CerealToscana and Agroport gaining 90.History In 2008.000 tonne urea MOPCO facility. ASP acquires 24 additional retail outlets in Argentina. whereby MOPCO acquired the previous EAgrium project. Today. a Chinese specialty fertilizer company.000 tonnes of storage and key distribution assets in Europe. Agrium acquired a 19. Agrium Timeline 2006-present 2006 Royster-Clark acquired. Production Services (CPS) Agronomics Canada. In December 2010. ADM’s 18 retail centers and 14 satellites in Kansas and Oklahoma acquired. In 2011 Agrium acquired Evergro Canada (“Evergro”) a leading manufacturer and distributor of horticultural and professional turf products in Western Canada. Agrium sells AWB Commodity Management for $677-million. gaining 90. In 2011 Agrium acquired a 100% equity position in CerealToscana S.000 tonnes. With this addition. As we enter 2012. Division of Turf Care Products 26 percent Canada Limited shareholding. In continuing this effort.

000 by mid 2012.000 250.000 Agrium’s World Capacity (product tonnes per year) Upgrade Facilities(3) (Standard and Granum) Nitrogen Solutions (material) 120.000 250.000 600. Includes product used to produce nitrogen solutions.000 480.000 110. Washington Nitrogen Solutions (material) West Sacramento. Figures exclude idle capacity. 2012.000 180.000. Ohio Nitric Acid.Production Facilities and Annual Production Capacities* Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Nitrogen Based Fertilizers Argentina Bahia Blanca (Profertil S.000 Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) (4)(5) Urea 104.000 100.000 535.000 Upgrade Facilities(3) Kennewick. Projected urea capacity will be 525. The stated capacity numbers represent Agrium’s 50 percent ownership.000 680. Texas Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea 490.000 430. Alberta Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea Joffre.506.000 170.A.000 99. Alberta Ammonia (net) Fort Saskatchewan.000 2. S. and 50 percent owned by Repsol YPF.699.000 1.000 250.214.A.) Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea (1) Nitrogen Based Fertilizers Egypt 375.000 6.000 135. Only includes the 50 percent of Profertil’s capacity and 26 percent of MOPCO that are owned by Agrium Inc. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 5 . California Nitrogen Solutions (material) North Bend.000 2.000 720.050.000 1.000 (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) Note: * Profertil S. is 50 percent owned by Agrium Inc.000 204.000 35. They do not purchase natural gas to produce their own ammonia and urea.000 3.000 355.A.000 465. Aqua Ammonia production and Agrium world capacity numbers have been revised as of February 29.000 Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net)(5) Urea(5) Ammonium Nitrate Ammonium Sulphate Solutions/Other MAP Potash (5) Borger. Upgrade Facilities use ammonia and urea from other sources.000 430.000 1.000 680. Nitrogen Solutions (material) 430.000 United States Canada Redwater.000 355. Alberta Ammonia #1 Ammonia #2 Ammonia Total (gross) Ammonia Total (net) Urea(2) (2) Ammonium Nitrate Ammonium Sulphate Nitrogen Solutions Carseland.000 170.000 960. based on 26 percent ownership position in MOPCO. Alberta Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Aqua Ammonia (gross) Urea 280.409.

Idaho Average Concentrated Rock is 31% P2O5 Ore Mined Annually Concentrated Rock Produced Annually Agrium’s Approximate Share of 2010/11 North America Production Capacity (3) 340. Listing by Plant.050. June 2011.3 Million Tonnes 695.000 Florence.3% 11.0 Million Tonnes 1. June 2011. Alabama Americus. Georgia 137. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity. Listing by Plant.000 350. and Agrium’s approximate share estimate is based on the International Fertilizer Development Center’s (IFDC) June 2011 Canada and United States production capacity figures.000 159. IFDC Worldwide Urea Capacity. Conda production and Agrium’s North America and world % share of capacity have been revised as of February 29.000 345. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacity.Production Facilities and Annual Production Capacities* Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Phosphate Based Fertilizers Canada Redwater. Saskatchewan Potash KCl (MOP) Ammonia (gross) Urea Phosphate Potash 2. Based on Worldwide Ammonia Capacity.5% 4.91 Million Tonnes United States Soda Springs (Conda). Listing by Plant.000 Total Rainbow 0. Urea capacity includes urea solution capacity. Ontario Average Concentrated Rock is 37% P2O5 Concentrated Rock Mined Annually Rainbow Plant Capacities(2) United States 660. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 6 .3% (1) (2) (3) (4) * Conda also produces other phosphate products such as merchant grade acid and super phosphoric acid some of which is upgraded to phosphate solution. June 2011. Idaho* Mono-Ammonium Phosphate Phosphates P2O5 Equivalent (1) Other Product Capacity Dry Valley.000 Total Canada and United States (P2O5) Agrium’s Approximate Share of 2010/11 Global Production Capacity (4) Potash Based Fertilizers Canada Vanscoy. June 2011.000 296.8% 1. Includes over 30 different ammoniated grades of fertilizer.000 170.8% 13. 2012.000 1.. Alberta Mono-Ammonium Phosphate P2O5 Equivalent Kapuskasing.4% 2.4% 2.000 Ammonia (gross) Urea Phosphate Potash 20. Listing by Plant. North America refers to Canada and the United States.4% 24.

Global Presence 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium Building a 7 .

(MOPCO) in Egypt 8 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Agrium acquired AWB Limited (“AWB”) and will retain the Landmark business and its 200 plus operated retail locations and approximately 140 franchise and member outlets Africa and the Middle East Wholesale 26 percent interest in MISR Fertilizers Production Company S. S. 3 Mines. Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (CMF)) Asia Pacific Agrium Advanced Technologies 19. Chile and Uruguay Europe Wholesale Agrium Europe (formerly Common Market Fertilizers S. Extensive Distribution and Storage Network South America Wholesale Profertil S. Extensive Distribution and Storage Network Retail Over 900 Retail Centers under the name of Crop Production Services (CPS) and Crop Production Services Canada Agrium Advanced Technologies 7 Production Facilities.E. (Hanfeng) in China Retail In 2010.A. Product Innovation Facility. is 50 percent owned by Agrium Inc.A. in Argentina Retail 51 Retail Centers under the name Agroservicios Pampeanos (ASP) in Argentina.5 percent equity position in the specialty fertilizer company.A.Agrium Going Global North America Wholesale 14 Production Facilities.A. and 50 percent owned by Repsol YPF.

CRU. Products include fertilizers. From 2010 to 2015. corn. Brazil.2mmt and 3. 3. Brazil Brazil is one of the largest fertilizer import markets in the world. Brazil has the fourth highest consumption of crop nutrients in the world and is the world’s third largest import market.9mmt. with projected 4. oranges. potash and phosphate respectively. Argentina’s annual growth rate for total nitrogen. It is also one of the fastest growing markets in the world. soybeans. Fertecon. Looking forward. ASP Chile is involved primarily in the distribution of private label chemical products to retail facilities. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2011.5 percent compound annual growth rate between 2010 and 2015. phosphate and potash. Uruguay and Chile are key markets for expansion in South America beyond our Argentinian base. phosphate and potash consumption is forecast to be approximately 3 percent. Growth in seeded areas and yields is expected to increase Brazil’s agricultural production steadily for the foreseeable future. wheat and soybeans. The three major crops produced in Argentina are corn. Nutrient consumption in 2010 was 350. will allow us to leverage our strengths as we enter new markets. and in 2000 as a joint venture project with Repsol YPF SA. July 2011. ASP acquired 24 retail outlets and a formulation plant from DuPont in Argentina. August 2011. Agrium South America Retail ASP (Agroservicios Pampeanos) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Agrium with close to 400 employees serving farmers through Farm Centers that supply inputs and services in Argentina and Chile. Nutrient consumption in 2010 was 2. and seed. chemicals. In 2009. Our current operations.9mmt for nitrogen. Products Granulated Urea Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Monammonium Phosphate (MAP) Granulated Ammonium Sulphate Source: Fertecon. Argentina has approximately 31 million hectares of arable land. we continued to grow by opening two retail farm branches in Uruguay. Phosphoric Acid. Brazil is expected to build on and enhance its production and export leadership of several agricultural products including sugarcane. Argentina Argentina is the second largest producer of crops in South America. Brazil is one of the few countries in the world with an under-utilized land base and favourable climate to facilitate continued expansion of a cultivated land. 600 and 45 thousand metric tonnes of nitrogen. Potash Outlook. respectively. beef. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 9 . DAP.South America Markets Investing in South America provides an opportunity to grow where agriculture is growing. Urea Outlook 2011(2). ASP expanded into Uruguay in 2009 with two farm centers built to expand Agrium’s South American presence. coffee and poultry. In 2010. Agrium entered Argentina in 1995 as ASP fully owned. July 2011. Profertil and Agroservicios Pampeanos (ASP).

000 227.A. is 50 percent owned by Agrium Inc.. Agrium owns 50 percent of Profertil while Repsol YPF.000 NH3 20.Agrium South America Wholesale Agrium began commercial production at the Profertil plant in Bahia Blanca.000 45..000 77.000 1. S. Argentina in the third quarter of 2000. owns the other half.000 70. Agrium 10 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .000 (1) Source: Profertil S.000 Agrium Owned Distribution Facilities (metric product tonnes per year) Argentina (1) Urea Bahia Blanca San Nicolas Total Argentina 150.A.A.200.A. one of the leading oil and gas companies in the world.) Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea (1) 750.000 20. Production Capacity (metric product tonnes per year) Nitrogen Based Fertilizers: Argentina Bahia Blanca (Profertil S. S. figures shown represent total production. and 50 percent owned by Repsol YPF.000 Liquid 45.

Agrium South America Wholesale Production and Distribution Locations Nitrogen Production Facility Anhydrous Ammonia Storage Solution Storage Dry Storage 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 11 .

Over the next ten to fifteen years we expect there will be an increased demand both on China’s arable land and global crop nutrients as industrialization accelerates China’s cropland loss.5 percent investment in Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. July 2011. phosphate and potash. China has the largest agricultural production in the world by volume. comes a rising middle-class which is expected to surpass that of China over the next 10 years. While urbanization is not occurring as fast as some parts of Asia. Korea S. India’s food consumption will increase with an increase in population and income. accounting for nearly 30 percent of the world’s demand. Fertecon. dairy. wheat and sugar cane. August 2011. and relatively flat compared to historic trends. From 2010 to 2015. Phosphoric Acid. Our 19.3 billion residents representing 20 percent of the global population. India has approximately 158 million hectares of arable land. vegetables. CRU. DAP. respectively. India’s annual growth rate for total nitrogen. India Forecasts indicate that by 2025 India will become the 5th largest consumer economy in the world. Potash Outlook. The major crops in India are rice paddy. Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim Kazakhstan Mongolia Iran Afghanistan Pakistan I di Nepal China N. Australia is a key exporter of wheat and barley into Asia and the Middle East. This increase in agricultural production will increase demand for crop nutrients. The three basic categories of fertilizers (nitrogen. China is the world’s largest fertilizer market. Korea Japan Bangladesh T i Agrium China Office Source: Hanfeng Production Facility Fertecon. Demand for specialty products has increased in recent years and many suppliers now offer such products to suit the specific purposes of individual end users. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2011. Fertilizer consumption in recent years has been below historical trend levels due to drought conditions. With this. phosphate and potash) are all used as crop inputs in Australia. Australia The $40-billion farm sector in Australia produces a variety of crops including grains. 7 mmt and 4 mmt for nitrogen. China has 8% of the world’s arable land at approximately 109 million hectares. Fertilizer consumption in 2010 was 16 mmt. allowing for a potential bounce back through higher short-term growth rates. sugar cane and pasture land for livestock. urban population is expected to grow significantly.Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim Markets China China has the largest population in the world. Australian fertilizer demand growth is expected to be similar to other mature markets such as North America. July 2011. fruits and vegetables and meat consumed in China. phosphate and potash consumption is estimated to be 2 percent. Rising annual incomes of China’s population are driving an improvement in diets and increasing the amount of grain. Urea Outlook 2011(2). 2 percent and 5 percent respectively. that will require an increase in agricultural production. 12 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . with over 1. allows Agrium to leverage off our expertise in the specialty fertilizer business and provides a platform for future growth in the important Chinese fertilizer and agriculture market. With a relatively small population of 22 million.

one of Australia’s largest distributors of fertilizer and agricultural products. Rural Services (Landmark)       Australia’s largest distributor of fertilizer and crop chemicals Provides a wide range of agribusiness products and services to customers Advisory services: agronomic. Landmark’s longstanding reputation amongst Australian farmers complements Agrium’s global business and provides a stronger platform for Agrium’s growth.8-billion after adjusting for the sale. AWB was Australia’s leading agribusiness company and employs over 2. There is also the potential to expand Agrium’s products and service offerings in North and South America. for a total price of approximately AUD $1. 2011 Agrium sold the Commodity Management business of AWB. Rural Services consisted of Landmark.200 people. This lowered the estimated net purchase price for Landmark retail operations to $0. On May 11. This acquisition will allow Agrium to continue our strategy of growing our retail business.2 billion.AWB Acquisition On December 3. particularly in the South East Asian region. through the Landmark division. by utilizing our international and fertilizing crop protection sourcing capabilities. The acquisition of AWB provides Agrium with significant potential to enhance product and services to growers in Australia. animal nutrition and whole farm planning Over 400 outlets across Australia and New Zealand FY2010 Net Sales $1675 MM FY2010 EBITDA $69 MM (1) Source: Note: AWB’s fiscal year ends September 30 Scheme Booklet Company Websites 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 13 . It was sold for $677-million including repayment of $363-million of working capital funding Agrium provided.50 per share. 2010 Agrium successfully completed the acquisition of all of the shares of AWB Limited (“AWB”) for a value of AUD $1. AWB had two primary business streams: Rural Services and Commodity Management.

In contrast. Germany. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 14 . Czech Republic. Germany. Agrium entered Europe in 2008 with the purchase of a 70% interest in a diverse distribution network. Crop Production Statistics. EU-12: Bulgaria. IFA. FAO Website. Former USSR. Slovakia and Slovenia. 2009. Ireland. France. Estonia. Belarus. phosphate and potash from Western Europe EU15. Sweden. phosphate and potash. United Kingdom/Ireland. Fertilizer consumption in the EU-12 and Eastern Europe is expected grow in the range of products and consumption. Italy. Turkmenistan. European Fertilizer Consumption. phosphate and potash fertilizers in France. Finland. Hungary. Industry Overview Europe.4 percent is oilseeds. distributes and sells 2. May 2011. there are approximately 82 million hectares of arable land. Poland. Tajikistan. Belgium Agrium Europe Subsidiary/Sales Office Solution Storage Dry Storage (1) (2) (3) Source: Fertilizer consumption is based on nitrogen. Azerbaijan. Kazakhstan. Denmark. Estonia.Brussels. Spain. Phillips McDougall. Benelux. Latvia. Ukraine and Uzbekistan. Agrium has access to 465 thousand metric tonnes of dry and liquid storage in Europe. Romania. Portugal. Moldavia. Europe consumed approximately 55 million tonnes of fertilizer and $10. of which approximately 50 percent is cereals and 9. Italy. Belgium. the countries in the EU-12(2) and Eastern Europe(3) are less mature in terms of application rates of nitrogen. Agrium Europe Wetherby Immingham Lubeck Buchholz Ipswich Emden Ghent Rouen Antwerp Rostock Brussels Reims Angoulême Sete Thiersheim La Pallice Bordeaux Ravenna Livorno Castillion Valencia Pleven Galati Braila Dobrich Varna Agrium Europe Agrium Europe Head Office . meaning fertilizer consumption growth in these markets will stay relative to Western Europe. and the United Kingdom. Bulgaria. In 2010 the remaining 30% of CMF was purchased by Agrium and became Agrium Europe. the Netherlands. In May of 2011. The EU-15(3) is a growth market for environmentally friendly crop nutrient and crop protection products. (“CMF”). Headquartered in Brussels. updated May 2011. Belgium. Malta. Luxembourg. Greece. Agrium Europe purchases. Common Market Fertilizers. Kirghizia. Spain. Russia. Romania and Africa. Georgia. Eastern Europe (Former Soviet Union): Armenia.6 bn in crop protection chemicals in 2010(1). Agrium Europe employs approximately 120 people and has 9 sales offices in seven different countries. Central Europe EU12 and Eastern Europe (Former Soviet Union).European Markets Europe produces a diversity of crops and engages in differing agricultural practices due to variety in climate and fertilization patterns across the continent. Latvia. In the EU-27(2)(3). Lithuania. Lithuania.8 million metric tonnes of nitrogen. Cyprus. EU-15: Austria. Agrium Europe’s footprint was again enlarged with the purchase of Cereal Toscana in Northern Italy and Agroport in Romania.

August 2011.6 million hectares harvested. Qatar and Egypt rank among the top 20 countries in the world in production of natural gas. Agriculture contributes significantly to the GDP of Africa and the Middle East. Potash Outlook. Our ownership interest in the MOPCO nitrogen facility in Egypt provides us with a strong presence in the region. July 2011.9 million tonnes produced in 2009 and approximately 30. DAP. Iran and Saudi Arabia.E.Africa and Middle Eastern Markets Africa and the Middle East are markets with significant future growth potential. Urea Outlook 2011(2).7 mmt of Phosphate. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2011. Phosphoric Acid. with 62. CRU.A. Syria. wheat and millet. sorghum. The major crops of this region are corn. Corn is a major crop produced in both Africa and the Middle east. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 15 .Damietta (MOPCO) Damietta (MOPCO Nitrogen Production Facility) (1) (1) Source: Agrium owns a 26 percent interest in MISR Oil Processing Company. Access to low-cost natural gas is expected to support the continued growth of nitrogen production in the Middle East. Africa and the Middle East consumed 5 mmt of Nitrogen. (MOPCO) in Egypt. Africa and the Middle East . S. 2. Available arable land in Africa and the Middle East is approximately 223 million hectares and 40 million hectares respectively. particularity nitrogen and phosphates. Fertecon. The top five producing countries (based on NPK nutrient tonnes) in the region are Egypt. This region is especially important in production and exports. FAO. July 2011. Morocco. In 2010.2 mmt of Potash and 0. Egypt and Iran are the largest nutrient consumers in Africa and the Middle East. Fertecon.

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Muriate of Potash Nitric Acid. combined annual capacity of approximately 1. Agrium’s Wholesale division manufactures. Some of our suppliers to our distribution network are also competitors from a manufacturing perspective.2 million product tonnes*  Delivered cost advantage in Western Canada and North Western United States markets  Integrated mining and production. and Alberta gas as well as a close proximity to key markets Phosphate (P)  Two phosphate plants. Our products are predominately produced by 14 strategically located (2) production facilities and marketed around the world. Phosphate annual capacity has bee revised as of February 29. supplied by 14 production facilities.Agrium Wholesale: Leading Global Supplier Our Wholesale division is one of the world’s largest fertilizer distributors. 2012.5 million tonnes of nitrogen. (1) Nitrogen (N)  Facilities strategically located in Canada. phosphate. We service our customers through a network of close to 100 distribution warehouses. Our strengths include a low cost-inmarket position. a focus on continued incremental expansion at key facilities and growth in new product sales and product offerings. the ability to leverage distribution. Egypt.1 million product tonnes  Market internationally through Canpotex Agrium Products Fertilizer: Ammonium Polyphosphate Ammonium Sulphate Anhydrous Ammonia Aqua Ammonia Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN 17) Merchant Grade Phosphoric Acid (MGA) Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP) Muriate of Potash Nitrogen Solutions Super Phosphoric Acid (SPA) Urea Industrial: Ammonium Nitrate Anhydrous Ammonia Aqua Ammonia Merchant Grade Phosphoric Acid (MGA) Monoammonium Phosphate (MAP) (1) (2) * Inclusive of distribution business and Profertil. phosphate. potash and secondary nutrients annually. Includes our joint venture agreement with Profertil in Bahia Blanca. Argentina. marketing approximately 10. and potash. access to low-cost sulphur and sulphuric acid Potassium (K)  Current capacity of over 2. 42 and 38 Baume Urea Ammonium Nitrate Urea Vanox 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 17 . the United States and Argentina have a combined annual capacity of approximately 5.2 million product tonnes  Competitive advantages of lower-cost Argentina. and distributes three primary nutrients: nitrogen. markets.

000 Upgrade Facilities (2) (Standard and Granum) Nitrogen Solutions (material) 120. Figures exclude idle capacity.000 (1) (2) (3) (4) Note: * Includes product used to produce nitrogen solutions. Includes over 30 different ammoniated grades of fertilizer. Aqua Ammonia. Soda Springs annual capacities have been revised as of February 29. Saskatchewan Potash KCl (MOP) United States Borger. Conda also produces other phosphate products such as merchant grade acid and super phosphoric acid.000 960. Ohio Nitric Acid.000 465. Texas Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea 490. Washington Nitrogen Solutions (material) West Sacramento. 2012. Georgia Total Rainbow 137.000 350. Idaho Average Concentrated Rock is 31% P2O5 Ore Mined Annually Concentrated Rock Produced Annually Total Canada and United States (P2O5) (3) 340.000 (4) Upgrade Facilities(2) Kennewick.000 180.000 Rainbow Plant Capacities United States Florence.000 2.000 170.000 159.000 Phosphate Based Fertilizers Canada Redwater. Alberta Ammonia (net) Fort Saskatchewan.000 680.000 100.000 204.000 135.000 250.000 345.000 110.050. Upgrade Facilities use ammonia and urea from other sources. Nitrogen Solutions (material) 430.000 535.000 430. Alberta Ammonia #1 Ammonia #2 Ammonia Total (gross) Ammonia Total (net) Urea(1) (1) Ammonium Nitrate Ammonium Sulphate Nitrogen Solutions Carseland.000 720.91 Million Tonnes United States Soda Springs (Conda) .000 680.000 0.Production Facilities and Annual Production Capacities* Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Production Capacity (product tonnes per year) Nitrogen Based Fertilizers Canada Redwater. Alberta Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea Aqua Ammonia (gross) 280. They do not purchase natural gas to produce their own ammonia and urea. Alberta Mono-Ammonium Phosphate P2O5 Equivalent Kapuskasing.000 99. Alabama Americus.000 296. Ontario Average Concentrated Rock is 37% P2O5 Concentrated Rock Mined Annually 660. Idaho Mono-Ammonium Phosphate Phosphates P2O5 Equivalent Other Product Capacity Dry Valley.000 430.000 250.3 Million Tonnes 695.000 Potash Based Fertilizers Canada Vanscoy. 18 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Alberta Ammonia (gross) Ammonia (net) Urea Joffre.000 2.000 170.000 480.000 355. California Nitrogen Solutions (material) North Bend.0 Million Tonnes 1.

000 250.000 122. Saskatchewan Total Canada Dry 50.000 65.700 10.000 Ammonia 27.000 285. Alberta Granum.000 1. Alberta Roma Junction. Alberta Kamloops.000 170 35.000 27.000 123.101. Saskatchewan.000 64. Alberta Ft.000 13.000 36.000 17. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 19 .000 (1) Source: Specialty includes solutions and specialty products.000 696.000 170 21. Saskatchewan Ft.000 17.000 21.000 98.000 1. Saskatchewan Watson.000 47. British Columbia Redwater. Macleod.000 20.Agrium Wholesale Owned Distribution Facilities Canada (metric tonnes of fertilizer storage) Location Bloom.000 34.000 108.000 200.000 50. Alberta Vanscoy.000 13.000 283. Alberta Clavet. Alberta Standard.700 332.000 22.000 Specialty (1) Total 77. Manitoba Carseland.000 36.000 101.000 1.

000 Ammonia 66. Idaho Conda.000 8. Georgia Bainbridge.000 20. Agrium 20 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .000 1. Nebraska Kennewick. North Dakota Marseilles.000 18.000 11. Washington Mt.000 50.000 38.000 7.000 44.000 22.000 24. Georgia West Sacramento.000 2.000 9.000 30.000 16.000 4.000 Specialty (1) Total 52.000 24.000 25. Ohio Paducah. Vernon.000 20.000 27. Illinois Niota.000 116.000 10. Kentucky Plymouth.000 10.000 66.000 13.000 55. Washington(2) Lynchburg.000 66.000 4. Iowa Florence.000 18.000 255.000 37.000 37.000 429. Idaho Early.000 5. California Wilmington.000 25.000 9.000 18.000 20.000 16. Illinois Moses Lake. Washington.000 27.000 7.000 16. Texas Burley.000 22.000 54.000 18. Washington Hoag. Illinois Meredosia. Alabama Glade.000 35.000 954.000 21. Washington Tifton.000 157.000 31. Includes capacity from Kennewick and Finley.000 49.000 30.Agrium Wholesale Owned Distribution Facilities United States (metric tonnes of fertilizer storage) Location Americus.000 37.000 115.000 18.000 270.000 16.000 23. Nebraska Homestead.000 66. Illinois North Bend.000 13.000 18.000 8. Indiana Newton.000 18. Virginia Leal.000 (1) (2) Source: Specialty includes solutions and specialty products. North Carolina Total United States Dry 52.000 18. Georgia Borger.

Agrium North America Wholesale Production and Distribution Locations Nitrogen Production Facility Solution Production Facility Phosphate Production Facility Phosphate Mine Potash Production Facility Potash Mine Granulation Production Facility Anhydrous Ammonia Storage Solution Storage Dry Storage Blend Storage Engro Distribution Ammonia Pipeline System Corporate/Wholesale Head Office United States Sales Office 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 21 .

Louisiana Augusta. Koch Fertilizer Canada Inc. Inc.679 Source: IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacity Listing by Plant. CF Industries. Inc. CF Industries. Kansas Beulah. Oklahoma Coffeyville.Industry Participants Production and Distribution Locations 2011 Ammonia Plant Capacities and Locations (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Company Site Capacity of NH3 Product Canada Agrium Inc. Dakota Gasification Company Dyno Nobel Dyno Nobel Green Valley Chemical Honeywell International Koch Industries Inc. Illinois 402 2. Inc. Koch Industries Inc. Inc. Nebraska Dodge City. Oklahoma Yazoo City. CF Industries. Helens. Inc. Inc.374 United States Agrium U. Total United States Total Canada and United States Borger. Alberta Ft.S.305 13. Oregon Creston. CF Industries. CF Industries. Iowa Cherokee.121 283 804 417 357 320 291 146 83 26 459 217 230 818 287 130 189 421 585 491 228 9. Louisiana Port Neal. 22 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Iowa Verdigris. Alberta Brandon. Saskatchewan. Yara Belle Plaine Inc. Saskatchewan 439 381 394 787 369 931 353 130 590 4. Iowa Hopewell. Dubuque. Inc. Coffeyville Res. Koch Industries Inc. Ohio E. Manitoba Ft. Sherritt International. Canadian Fertilizer Ltd. Wyoming St. Mississippi Woodward. Agrium Inc. Saskatchewan. Kansas Enid. Ontario Medicine Hat. Texas Donaldsonville. Virginia Beatrice. CF Industries. Agrium Inc. Alberta Belle Plaine. Alberta Joffre. Agrium Inc. Total Canada Carseland. Oklahoma Fort Dodge. North Dakota Cheyenne. Koch Industries Inc. Alberta Courtright. Georgia Lima. Inc. Alberta Redwater. June 2011. LSB Industries LSB Industries Mosaic Company Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Rentech Inc. Alabama Pryor. Oklahoma Faustina.

Dubuque. Ohio E. Total United States Total Canada and United States Borger. Wyoming St. Oklahoma Yazoo City. Saskatchewan 313 198 331 117 338 129 511 1. Koch Industries Inc. LSB Industries Inc. June 2011. LSB Industries Inc. OK Augusta. Inc. Nitrogen Profiles 2010. CF Industries.. Agrium Inc. IFDC Worldwide Urea Capacity Listing by Plant. Iowa Cherokee. Yara Belle Plaine Inc. Inc. Illinois 46 1. Alberta Ft.119 46 983 134 284 81 125 100 42 56 29 38 232 79 35 50 240 167 184 54 2. Alberta Courtright. CF Industries. Kansas Cheyenne. Inc. Agrium Inc. Saskatchewan. Manitoba Belle Plaine. CF Industries. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Rentech Inc. Koch Fertilizer Canada Inc. Inc.S. Oklahoma Fort Dodge. Blue. Texas Donaldsville. Helens. Iowa Verdigris. Oregon Beatrice. Alberta Redwater. Nebraska Dodge City. Koch Industries Inc.815 (1) Source: IFDC includes CRU production capacity. Louisiana Lima.Industry Participants Production and Distribution Locations 2011 Urea Plant Capacities and Locations (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Company Site IFDC (1) Capacity (Includes Urea Melt) Blue Johnson Capacity (Includes Urea Melt) Canada Agrium Inc. Canadian Fertilizer Ltd. CF Industries. Louisiana Port Neal.958 4. Ontario Medicine Hat. Total Canada Carseland. Oklahoma Coffeyville.068 142 288 71 92 157 44 52 29 38 231 79 100 64 260 171 191 61 3. Missouri Woodward. Inc.857 United States Agrium U. CF Industries. Inc. Johnson & Associates Inc.183 5. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 23 . Georgia Geismar. Kansas Enid. Koch Industries Inc. Inc. Alberta Brandon.936 344 179 325 119 307 129 453 1. CVR Energy Dyno Nobel Dyno Nobel Koch Industries Inc. CF Industries. Alabama Pryor.

North Carolina (DAP) White Springs. Louisiana (DAP) New Wales. Inc.Industry Participants Production and Distribution Locations 2011 Granular Ammonium Phosphates Plant Capacities and Locations (1) (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Company Site IFDC Capacity Canada Agrium Inc. Simplot Company J. Alberta 345 345 United States Agrium US Inc.R. Idaho (DAP/MAP) Plant City. Simplot Company Mississippi Phosphates Corp. J. Florida (DAP) 194 957 191 186 362 953 780 826 1678 574 327 7255 7600 (1) Source: Capacities figures are on a P2O5 basis. 24 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . IFDC Worldwide DAP & MAP Capacity Listing by Plant. Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Total United States Total Canada and United States Conda. Florida (DAP) Tampa. Florida (DAP) Aurora.R. Total Canada Redwater. June 2011. Mississippi (DAP) Bartow. Florida (DAP) Faustina. Wyoming Pascagoula. CF Industries. Idaho Rock Springs. Florida (DAP) Pocatello.

Michigan 127 211 60 38 223 38 698 14.131 817 2. New Mexico Hersey. Utah Carlsbad. Saskatchewan Belle Plaine. Saskatchewan Esterhazy. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 25 . Utah Wendover.258 Source: Annual Company Reports. Saskatchewan Lanigan. Saskatchewan Allan. New Mexico (West) Moab. Saskatchewan Patience Lake.680 1.561 United States Intrepid Potash Intrepid Potash Intrepid Potash Intrepid Potash Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Total United States Total Canada and United States Carlsbad.826 13. Saskatchewan Cory.080 2. Saskatchewan Colonsay. Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Mosaic Company Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Total Canada Vanscoy. New Brunswick Rocanville.230 1.297 620 480 1. Saskatchewan Penobsquis (Sussex). Saskatchewan 1. New Mexico (East) Lea County.Industry Participants Production and Distribution Locations 2011 Muriate of Potash Capacities and Locations (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Company Site Capacity Canada Agrium Inc.400 1.

Retail Profit From Our Experience 26 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .

Our integrated fertilizer services provide customers with expert advice and application services. Agrium entered the Australia retail market with the acquisition of Landmark.3-billion. Additionally. CPS Canada locations are principally located in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Crop Production Services (CPS). Gross profit of $541-million. liquid and dry fertilizer products. Gross profit of $377-million.7-billion.Agrium Retail: Best in Class Our Retail division is the largest direct-to-grower agricultural retail operation in North America and generated nearly $7. insecticides. Agrium’s Retail branches are staffed with trained. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 27 . crop protection and fertilizer products. Agrium’s Retail operations in the United States. Seed and Other Services sales increased by over 25 percent from previous year. Agrium’s Retail operations offer farmers a complete range of seed. (1) Please note a listing of Agrium’s South American Retail assets is on page 10. Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31. Agrium operates a network of 840 retail centers in the United States. 2011) Farm Centers Satellites Terminals Dist. primarily from seed. with over 200 company operated retail locations and over 140 additional retail franchise and wholesale customer locations.0-billion. Purchasing advantages from our economies of scale. generated net sales of $7.0-billion in net sales in FY2010. 18% Crop Protection Products    Net sales of $2. Centers Plants Total United States 582 209 36 10 3 840 Canada 65 6 7 78 In FY2010. 78 retail centers in Canada and 52 in South America. Rapidly growing seed and private label seed businesses. along with primary crop protection services including herbicides. in late 2010. seed that is selected from the best germ plasm pools in the world. Full service customer appreciation. professional employees committed to providing their growers with sound agronomic advice. Gross profit of $833 million. Purchasing advantages from our economies of scale. fungicides and various related services. Seed and Other Services      Seed and Other Services net sales totalled $1. Agrium Retail Products (for fiscal year 2010) 2010 Net Sales 39% 43% Crop Nutrients     Net sales of over $3.0-billion in 2010. and other crop inputs.

Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31. Sterling Neoga New Baden New Boston Niota** Nokomis Oakland Olive Branch* Onarga * ** DC P Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 28 . Valley* Fort Valley Greensboro Jesup Bancroft Blackfoot Bruneau* Buhl Burley Caldwell Caldwell Glenns Ferry Hansen Idaho Falls Kimberly Parma Paul Terminal** Pleasant Valley Roberts Rupert Terminal** Wendell Alexis* Amboy Atlanta DC Baileyville Biggsville (Stronghurst) Blandinsville Browns Camp Point* Carlyle Catlin Cissna Park Clay City Columbus* Danville** Dixon Douglas* Dwight Edgewood Evansville (Roma)* Fairbury Ferris Flora Greenfield Greenview Harvel* Hoopeston Iuka Jacksonville Keithsburg* Lanark Louisville* Marissa Melvin Metcalf Morrisonville Mt Carmel* Mt Erie Mt. 2011) a Alabama (12 locations) c California (48 locations) c Colorado (3 locations) g Georgia continued i Illinois (67 locations) Ashford Atmore Auburn Dothan Headland* Kinston Madison Robertsdale Selma Selma Fertilizer* Slocomb* Summerdale* Arizona (5 locations) Chandler Coolidge Poston Tucson Yuma Arkansas (25 locations) Almyra* Altheimer Barton* Blytheville Blytheville* (2 locations) Clarendon Crawfordsville Des Arc* Gillette* Grady Hazen* (3 locations) Lepanto Marianna McGehee* Monette* Monticello Paragould* Portland Stuttgart* (2 locations) Winchester* Wynne Bakersfield (2 locations) Button Willow* Coachella Cutler* Delano Dos Palos* Fillmore* Firebaugh (2 locations) Five Points Fresno Goleta Greenfield Hanford Hollister Huron* Imperial Lemoore Madera Merced Mettler Modesto (2 locations) Newman* Oxnard Oxnard* Paso Robles Riverside Sacramento Salinas San Jacinto* San Marcos Santa Ana Santa Maria* Santa Maria (2 locations) Sebastopol Stockton* Tipton (Pixely)* Ukiah Vernalis Visalia Walnut Grove (2 locations) Watsonville (2 locations) Yuba City Fort Morgan Greeley Greeley P Connecticut (1 location) Broad Brook d Delaware (4 locations) Leesburg** Meigs Millen Moultrie Moultrie* Oglethorpe* Swainsboro Swainsboro* Swainsboro** Sylvester Vienna* Milford Seaford Seaford DC** Smyrna* h Hawaii (4 locations) f Florida (11 locations) Hilo Kahului Lihue Pearl City Boynton Beach* Ft Pierce Hastings Homestead Immokalee Jay LeHigh Acres Mulberry Parrish Wauchula Waverly i Idaho (17 locations) g Georgia (20 locations) Americus Arlington Colquitt Doerun Donalsonville Ft.

2011) i Illinois continued i Indiana continued i Iowa continued k Kansas continued k Kentucky continued Oneida Paris Paxton Pontiac Quincy Quincy** Raleigh Warehouse Richmond Saunemin Sciota* Shabbona* Shawneetown Sheldon Sidney Steeleville Steward Strawn Viola Walsh* Wenona White Hall Indiana (49 locations) Amboy Arcadia Attica Boonville Boston* Brimfield Brookville Chalmers Charlottesville Clarks Hill College Corner Dana Decker Delphi Deputy* Fairmount* Fairmount Franklin Fulton Greensburg Hatfield Homer Jasper Lafayette Lebanon (2 locations) Liberty** Monon** Mooresville Oaktown* Odon* Otwell Patoka Peru Poseyville Princeton Roachdale** Rushville Scottsburg Selma* Shelburn Straughn Switz City Terre Haute DC W.Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31. Lebanon Warren Washington Wheatland* Williamaburg Iowa (44 locations) Hancock Holy Cross* Hopkinton Hutchins** Ida Grove Independence* Irvington Keswick Lowden* Luverne Manchester* Mediapolis Mingo Monticello Moville Nevada* North English* Odebolt Ogden* Oskaloosa Preston Reinbeck Sac City* Union* Wall Lake Whiting Winthrop Worthington Wyoming Gaylord* Goddard Goddard* Goodland (2 locations) Goodland (East)* Grainfield* Hill City Hoxie Hunter Jetmore Kinsley Leoti Little River* Lyons* Mahaska Montezuma* Morganville* Oakley Oberlin Plains Pratt* Republic Scott City Scott City** Smith Center Sublette* Wakeeney Waterville Henderson Hodgenville Horse Cave Lebanon Lexington Madisonville Mayfield Morganfield Murray** Ownesboro (2 locations) Pembroke Poole Russellville (2 locations) Sacramento Schochoh Sedalia Shelbyville Slaughters* Upton Utica Waverly l Louisiana (19 locations) Kentucky k Kansas (41 locations) (37 locations) Anthon* Atalissa Battle Creek Boone Brayton* Breda Coin* Corning Creston Danbury Dyersville Earlville* Edgewood Garnavillo Gibson Beloit Belpre Burrton* Cimarron Clay Center Collyer* Copeland (2 locations) Courtland* Galva* Garden City DC Garden City Aldenville Cadiz Calhoun Campbellsville Clarkson Clay Cynthiana Elkton Erkon Fancy Farm Felty Franklin Glendale Hardin Bonita* Boyce Bunkie* Delhi Elton Jonesville* Lake Providence Loreauville* Mer Rouge New Roads New Roads* (2 locations) Opelousas* Tallulah Thibodaux Vick* Ville Platte* Whiteville* Wisner * ** DC P Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 29 .

2011) m Maine (2 locations) m Minnesota (27 locations) m Mississippi continued n Nebraska continued n North Carolina continued Lewiston Mapleton Maryland (8 locations) Boonsboro* Centreville Denton East New Market Girdletree DC Massey* Pocomoke City Worton Massachusetts (2 location) South Deerfield Sterling Michigan (25 locations) Bear Lake Benton Harbor Blissfield* Blissfield** Blissfield Breckenridge Brown City Henderson Linwood Melvin Mendon Morenci Munger Nottawa Owendale Pinconning* Saginaw Terminal** Saline Sandusky Sparta St Johns Sunfield** DC Sunfield Ubly Woodbury * ** DC P Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants Agrium Ada Battle Lake Big Lake Dassel East Chain (Fairmont) Hallock Hallock* Harmony Kerkhoven Lakefield Mansfield (Alden) Middle River* Mora Perham* Perham (2 locations) Pipestone Plainview Raymond* Red Lake Falls Sargeant Sauk Centre Slayton Stephen* Wadena (2 locations) Withrop Rolling Fork** Tunica Missouri (23 locations) Mississippi (21 locations) Bowling Green (2 locations) Cardwell* Cardwell Caruthersville** Clarence Cooter Essex* Harrisonville Hornersville* LaPlata Malden* Marston** Palmyra Paris Parma* Perry Portageville Saint Louis* Senath Sikeston Westboro White Oak* Johnson Kearney Laurel McCook South Sioux City Thurston Nevada (2 locations) Henderson Reno New Jersey (2 locations) Jutland Malaga New Mexico (9 locations) Artesia* Artesia (2 locations) Del City Hatch* Portales Socorro Vado Vado* Anquilla* Batesville Benoit* Benton* Bolton* Boyle Clarksdale Greenville P Greenwood Grenada* Hollandale* Holly Bluff Holly Springs* Houston Indianola* Leland Macon* New Albany* Rolling Fork Montana (6 locations) New York (10 locations) Belgrade Billings Billings P Fairview Glasgow Great Falls n Nebraska (12 locations) Amenia Avon Cohocton Fancher Florida Milton Mt. Morris* Nelliston* Oswego** Sodus Ashland* Beatrice Beemer Bridgeport Chester Imperial North Carolina (49 locations) Albermarle (Millingport) Albertson Bailey Belgrade Belhaven Brown Summitt Bunn Clinton* Clinton Conway Creswell Elizabeth City Enfield Erwin Fairfield Fairmont* Faro/Fremont* Four Oaks Greenville Hendersonville Hertford* Jefferson Laurinburg Lumberton* Lumberton Monroe (2 locations) Nashville Newland Norwood Pantego* Princeton Red Springs* Rocky Mount Salemburg Sanford Shawboro Shelby Snow Hill* Snow Hill Statesville (Harmony) Sophia Tarboro DC Trenton Vanceboro* Washington Wilson** Wilson Yadkinville 30 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31.

Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31.** West Jefferson Wharton* Belleville* Biglerville Bloomsburg Chamersburg* Holtwood Tyrone Portland Portland* Puryear* Springfield* Union City DC Union City** Wynnburg s Texas South Carolina (11 locations) (64 locations) o Ohio (41 locations) Ansonia Attica** Bainbridge Bellevue* Botkins Bradford Carery* Delphos Dunkirk Eaton Eaton* Edison Findlay Frankfort Greenville** Greenville Hamler Holgate* Jeffersonville Kirkwood** Leipsic Lockborne Midland * ** DC P Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants Oklahoma (8 locations) Altus** Altus Clinton Guymon* Hooker Tyrone* Webbers Falls Yukon* Aynor Bishopville Cope* Darlington DC Hemingway Kingstree* Lake City Orangeburg Orangeburg** Starr Vance* South Dakota (3 locations) Northville Spearfish Watertown t Oregon (12 locations) Tennessee (20 locations) Athena Baker City* Carlton* Gresham Hillsboro Hopmere LaGrande North Powder* Rickreall Salem Sheridan (Ballston/ Rickreall)* Umatilla* Bells Brownsville Brownsville* Clarksville Covington* Covington Ethridge Friendship* Huntingdon Manchester Manchester* Milan Palmersville* Ballinger* Big Spring Blessing * (2 locations) Brownfield Caldwell (2 locations) Cotton Center De Leon* Denver City Dodson Dumas Edinburg* Edna El Campo Floydada Gatesville* Harlingen* (2 locations) Hearne* Hereford* Hereford Hewitt** Hillsboro Holland Houston Knott Knox City Knox City* Lamesa Lamesa* Lampasas Lockhart McGregor Moody New Braunfels Palmer Paris Pittsburg Plains Plainview Pleasanton* Premont* Robstown* Roscoe Rosebud San Antonio* Santa Rosa Schwertner Seagraves (2 locations) Seminole Slaton* Slaton Stamford Taft* Taft Taylor* Taylor (2 locations) Victoria** Waco** West Wharton u Utah (1 location) Tremonton* v Vermont (1 location) Addison Virginia (19 locations) Abingdon Chase City (2 locations) Colonial Heights Crystal Hill Eastville* Haynesville 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 31 . 2011) n North Dakota (18 locations) o Ohio continued p Pennsylvania (6 locations) t Tennessee continued t Texas continued Bismarck Bowman Dickinson Drayton Grace City Grafton Grand Forks Grand Forks DC Hatton Hillsboro Jamestown Jamestown* Langdon Mapleton Minot Valley City* Wahpeton Williston Milford Center* Mount Sterling DC Mowrystown Mt. Sterling** Nevada* Ottawa Ottawa** Ottoville* Polk Sabina Sidney Sullivan* Thurston Upper Sandusky Urbana* Washington C.H.

2011) v Virginia continued w Washington (25 locations) w Washington continued w Wisconsin (6 locations) Heathsville* Hopewell Ivor Melfa Milford* Mt. John Toppenish Waitsburg* Walla Walla Waterville\ DeForest Galesville Janesville Plainsfield* (2 locations) Plainfield * ** DC P Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 32 .Crop Production Services (CPS) (March 31. Holly* Prince George** Red House Sealston South Hill Winchester Wylliesburg Almira* Auburn Connell Coulee City Davenport Endicott Harrington Harrington* Mansfield* Moses Lake Othello Pasco (2 locations) Plymouth Plymouth** Pomeroy Prescott* Quincy Reardan Rosalia St.

2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 33 . 2011) a Alberta (39 locations) a Alberta continued b British Columbia (1 location) Langley DC q Quebec (1 location) s Saskatchewan continued Bentley Bow Island Calgary DC Camrose Carseland Castor Claresholm Coaldale Crossfield Czar Daysland Delburne Didsbury Eaglesham Falher Foremost Grimshaw High River Lacombe Lethbridge Magrath Manning Milk River* Nanton Penhold Picture Butte Ponoka Rimbey Stettler Taber Taber* Torrington Trouchu* Valleyview Viking Warner Welling* Wetaskiwin Worsley Coteau du Lac DC m Manitoba (4 locations) s Saskatchewan (31 locations) Oak Bluff DC Roblin Russell Swan River o Ontario (2 location) Cambridge DC Dorchester DC Balcarres Biggar Bredenbury Canora Cupar Glaslyn Kamsack Kinistino Kipling Langham Lanigan* Leask Lloydminster Lumsden Melville Moose Jaw Moosomin North Battleford Osler Prince Albert Regina Regina* Regina DC Rhein Rocanville Saskatoon Shellbrook Spiritwood Wakaw Watrous Yorkton * ** DC P (1) Satellites Terminals Distribution Center Plants All DC locations are former legacy UAP locations.Crop Production Services Canada (CPSC) (1) (March 31.

North America Retail Locations Crop Production Services (CPS) Crop Production Services Canada (CPSC) 34 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .

S. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15  Agrium Retail  Growmark  Helena Chemical  Wilbur-Ellis  Simplot Retail  South.  Harvest Land Coop  Co-Alliance  Centray Valley Ag  So. Farmers Coop. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 35 .  Jimmy Sanders  MFA  Tenn.Top 15 (by Total Sales) Rank Company # Retail outlets Type HQ State # States Served % Fertilizer Sales % Crop Protection Sales % Seed Sales % Custom App. December 2009. Industry Participants Production and Distribution Locations United States Retail Companies . Dakota Wheat Growers  Aurora Cooperative  Cargill 800 670 319 146 115 217 55 134 163 60 28 43 39 24 15 Dealership Cooperative Dealership Dealership Dealership Cooperative Dealership Cooperative Cooperative Cooperative Cooperative Cooperative Cooperative Cooperative Dealership CO IL TN CA ID VA MS MO TN IN IN NE SD NE MN 45 31 48 21 17 10 6 4 6 2 3 1 2 2 5 47% 61% 36% 42% 47% 59% 31% 57% 61% 50% 61% 40% 50% 45% 64% 35% 16% 42% 48% 46% 20% 36% 19% 18% 34% 19% 40% 21% 35% 18% 15% 19% 19% 5% 4% 17% 30% 19% 18% 15% 14% 15% 22% 14% 9% 3% 4% 3% 5% 3% 4% 3% 5% 3% 1% 6% 5% 7% 6% 9% Source: CROP LIFE Magazines Annual Top 100 Retailers in the United States. States Coop.U.

(4 locations) p La Pampa Prov.South America Retail Locations Agroservicios Pampeanos (September 2010) Farm Centers Chemical Formulation Plant Fertilizer Plant Satellites Chemical Storage Warehouse Total Argentina 42 1 1 3 1 48 Chile 0 0 0 0 2 2 Uruguay 2 0 0 0 0 2 Argentina (48 facilities. 4 offices in Argentina) b Buenos Aires Prov. continued e Entre Rios Prov. continued s Salta Prov. Baigorria Gualeguay Parana Galvez Peyrano Rafaela Rosario (North Division Office) San Genaro Chile (2 facilities. (1 location) Casilda (Chemical Formulation Plant) General Pico La Carlota Cnel. (11 locations) e Entre Rios Prov. (1 location) Santa Fe Prov. (24 locations) b Buenos Aires Prov. (1 location) Alberdi America Balcarce Bolivar Colonia Hinojo Colonel Suárez Cucha Cucha El Arbolito French Gardey General Villegas Junín (Central Division Office) Lincoln Martinez (Headquarter Office) Mechita O-Higgins Olavarria Fertilizer Plant Pieres Salto San Antonio de Areco Tandil (South Division Office) Tres Arroyos 30 de Agosto Trenque Lauquen* Colonia Bismark General Roca General Cabrera Jesus Maria Laboulaye Laguna Larga Monte Buey* Rio Cuarto* Villa Maria Victoria Villaguay Las Lajitas m Mendoza Prov. continued c Cordoba Prov. 1 Head Office) s Santiago de Chile (Head Office) s La Serena t Temuco Uruguay (2 facilities) d Dolores y Young Agroservicios Pampeanos – 52 facilities in South America * Satellites 36 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . (10 locations) Cuyo La California Casilda Chapuy Col Casilda (Chemical Warehouse) c Cordoba Prov.

South America Retail Locations Agroservicios Pampeanos (ASP) 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 37 .

‘Kolijo’ Charleville Charters Towers Chinchilla Claredale Clermont Cloncurry Colonsay Cunnamulla Dalby Emerald Gatton (5 locations) Giru Goomborian Goondiwindi Gympie Home Hill Hughenden Injune Japoonvale Jondaryan Koumala Laidley Longreach Mackay (4 locations) Mareeba Marian Meandarra Mitchell Mundubbera Nobby Oakey (2 locations) Pittsworth Proserpine Quilpie Richmond Rockhampton Roma Stanthorpe St George Tambo Taroom Toowoomba Townsville (2 locations) Tully (2 locations) Wallaville Wandoan Winton Wowan Yandina s South Australia (61 locations) Arthurton Balaklava Berri Bordertown Burra Bute Cavan Ceduna Clare (2 locations) Cleve Cowell Cummins Eudunda Gawler Jamestown (3 locations) Kadina Kapunda (2 locations) Karoonda Keith Kimba Kingscote (2 locations) Kingston Lameroo Lock Loxton Lucindale McLaren Vale Melrose Meningie Millicent (2 locations) Minlaton Mt Compass Mt Gambier Mt Pleasant (2 locations) Murray Bridge Nangiloc Naracoorte Orroroo Padthaway Penola Peterborough Pinnaroo Pt Augusta Pt Lincoln Renmark Riverton Robinvale Snowtown Strathalbyn Streaky Bay Tintinara Tumby Bay Warooka Wudinna 38 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .Landmark Retail Locations n New South Wales (69 locations) n New South Wales continued q Queensland (68 locations) q Queensland continued s South Australia continued Ardlethan Ariah Park Armidale Barraba Bathurst Boggabri Bombala Bourke Braidwood Broken Hill Cobar Cooma Coonamble Cootamundra Cowra Crookwell Croppa Creek Delegate Deniliquin Dubbo Dunedoo Finley Forbes Glen Innes Goulburn Griffith Guyra Gunnedah (2 locations) Hay Hillston Holbrook Inverell Lavington Lockhart Manilla Merriwa Mudgee Moree Moss Vale Mungindi Narrabri (2 locations) Narrandera Narromine Nemingha Nyngan Orange Parkes Quirindi Rutherford Scone Spring Ridge Sydney Tamworth Temora Wagga Wagga Walcha Walgett Walla Walla Warialda Warren (2 locations) Wee Waa (2 locations) West Wyalong Urana Yass Young Northern Territory (3 locations) Alice Springs Katherine Palmerston Ayr Ballandean Biloela Blackall Bowen (3 locations) Bundaberg Calen .

Landmark Retail Locations t Tasmania (3 locations) v Victoria continued w Western Australia continued w Western Australia continued Longford Smithton (2 locations) v Victoria (52 locations) Alexandra (2 locations) Ararat (2 locations) Bairnsdale Ballarat Bannockburn Benalla Berriwillock Casterton Cobden Cobram Colac Donald Echuca Epson Euroa Foster Geelong Hamilton Heathcote Horsham Kaniva Kerang Korumburra Kyneton Leongatha Lindenow Manangatang Mildura Mortlake Ouyen Poowong Sale Shepparton Skipton St Arnaud Stawell Swan Hill Timboon Trafalgar Traralgon Wandin North (2 locations) Wangaratta Warracknabeal Warragul Warrnambool Wodonga Wonthaggi Yarram Yea w Western Australia 84 locations) Albany (3 locations) Beacon Bellevue Boddington Boyup Brook Broome Bruce Rock Bunbury (7 locations) Busselton Carnamah Carnarvon Coorow Corrigin (2 locations) Dalwallinu Dandaragan Darkan Dumbleyung East Perth (2 locations) Esperance (2 locations) Frankland River Geraldton Gingin Gnowangerup Harvey Hyden Jerramungup Kalannie Katanning (3 locations) Kellerberrin (3 locations) Kojonup Lake Grace Lake King Manjimup Margaret River Merredin Midvale (5 locations) Mingenew Moora Morawa Mount Barker Mukinbudin Mullewa Munglinup Narembeen Narrogin (2 locations) Northam Northampton Perenjori Pingelly (2 locations) Pingrup Quairading Ravensthorpe Southern Cross Tambellup Three Springs Wagin Waroona Wongan Hills Wyalkatchem (2 locations) York (2 locations) 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 39 .

Landmark Retail Locations Malaysia Indonesia Australia New Zealand Landmark Corporation Joint Venture Franchises Merch Partner 40 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .

Advanced Technologies Smarter Ways to Grow™ 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 41 .

professional turfgrass. connect market needs with future technology development and grow business in North America and global markets. The four areas of focus are Agricultural Technologies. Slow-Release Fertilizer Slow-Release Fertilizer Product Categories Controlled Release Duration CR ESN Nu-Gro Nu-Spec Polyon Smart Nutrition Spread it and Forget it Slow Release BCMU Nutralene Nitroform XCU Micronutrients AMP EZ20 Broadman20 Nubor 10 Zinc Gro Plant Protection Precise 42 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .Agrium Advanced Technologies: Embracing the Future Agrium Advanced Technologies is the leading manufacturer and marketer of controlled-release fertilizers and micronutrients in the agricultural. Turf & Ornamental Technologies. horticulture. and International. Direct Solutions Distribution. Agrium Advanced Technologies has 4 business areas that focus on maximizing opportunities to reach customers in all segments. and consumer lawn and garden markets.

Backed by Independent Research Color Confidence University and government research over multiple years. Environmentally Virtually eliminate N loss to the environment. ESN Features. Coating protects product while in storage and works with all conventional equipment. Confidence (1) Statistics are based on AAT field research database. Advantages and Benefits ESN is the only controlled release nitrogen source widely available in agriculture.000 575.Agrium Advanced Technologies: Embracing the Future Annual Production Capacities by Product Production Capacity (metric tonnes per year) Specialty Fertilizers (by product types) Duration ESN (1) Nutralene XCU Nitroform Polyon (2) Total All Product Types 73.000 5. Nutralene. Polyon.000 32. and crops instills confidence in benefit claims.000 10.5 percent increase in cereal protein and increased quality in (1) potatoes and other crops. Fewer applications required with a larger window.000 356.000 (1) (2) (3) Includes BCMU Capacity. XCU.000 40. Duration. and Precise. Includes AMP. Color instills confidence in the grower and tells them they received the appropriate product. Precise and UltraYield products. Up to 1. All Product Types include ESN. Audience Growers Features Controlled Release Nitrogen (N) Benefits Advantages Yield Enhancements Protein/Quality Improvements Timing/ Convenience Seed Safety Benefits Per acre yield increases of 15-20 bu/acre in corn.000 (metric tonnes per year) Micronutrients and NPKs Reese Facility Tetra Micronutrients (2) Total All Product Types (3) 50.000 99. and 5-10 percent in wheat when applied to the appropriate (1) acres. geographies. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 43 . providing growers with a return on investment through increased nitrogen efficiency. Nitroform.000 90. Apply up to 3x the typical safe rate of urea. protecting the growers Friendly N investment while receiving government support through the use of incentives. 8-10 percent in Canola. results may vary.

44 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . AAT International distributes fertilizer products around the globe. Agriculture Technologies provides a return to the grower through increased yield and quality by maximizing nutrient efficiency. protecting the air and water. segmented across agriculture and professional through select distribution partners. and performance advantages to turf & ornamental customers through the use of slow and controlled release fertilizers. providing blended and bagged fertilizers containing proprietary fertilizer technologies. and polymer coated plant protection products. micronutrient products. Direct Solutions Distribution is focused on leading the industry in distributing environmentally sound and high performance fertilizer.Product Innovation Product Innovation is a key priority for Agrium Advanced Technologies AAT’s Research Team provides:      New product.Agrium Advanced Technologies . seed and plant protection products for professional turf managers and ornamental growers. and reducing nitrogen loss to the environment. process and application development Scale-up and commercialization Optimization of current products Investigate emerging technologies Development of intellectual property for AAT AAT’s Agronomy Team provides:     Products founded on sound agronomic science for predictable performance and value to the customer Products backed by years of industry-leading field testing by top soil scientists Recognized experts in slow and controlled-release fertilizer products Quality customer education to help properly position our products AAT’s Products Provide:     Improved productivity Improved customer profit More convenient application timing and methods Environmental benefits Agrium Advanced Technologies businesses: Agricultural Technologies Turf and Ornamental Technologies  Direct Solutions Distribution AAT International  Controlled Release Nitrogen Products Micronutrient Products Slow and Controlled Release Fertilizers Reacted Urea Products Micronutrient Products  North America Turf and Ornamental Retail  Expanding outside North America Strategic Distribution Partners      Agrium Advanced Technologies conducts business in four distinct areas. economic. Turf & Ornamental Technologies offers environmental.

Agrium Advanced Technologies Production and Distribution Locations Delta Winnipeg Tolley Ullen West Bend Glade Atwater Shawano Pella Fairbury Burns Harbor Springfield Greenville Washington Courthouse Production Facility Product Innovation Regional Office Head Office ESN Storage Facility 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 45 .

Warehouse Distribution Sites Direct Solutions . Direct Solutions Locations Lewiston Albany Boston Rochester Lansing Rockford Columbus Indy Greeley Omaha Columbia Richmond Butler Long Island North Brunswick Baltimore Girdletree Monroe Oklahoma City Duluth Irving Clinton Sanford Houston Fort Myers Miami Turf and Ornamental Direct Solutions .AAT Turf and Ornamental.Sales Representatives 46 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .

Industry Participants 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 47 .

Israel Granular fertilizers (GNP.jp/english Facilities located in: Japan Products U. Israel Facilities located in: Israel and France   Products Coated Products Multicote (PCU and PC .572.1-million Potash Divisions: Fertilizers.     Private Company. Hi-Control. and China Phosphoric acid FY2010 EBITDA: $1. Soluble fertilizers Performance Products.com Calcium phosphate (animal feed) Headquarters: Tel-Aviv. GNPK.com Headquarters: St. GPK) Facilities located in: Israel.agrotain. owned by Trans Resources Inc.co.chisso.Industry Participants .     Subsidiary of Koch Agronomic Services Website address: www. traded on the TASE under the ticker ICL Products Website address: www. Market (Primarily through Helena Chemical Co.icl-group.NPK) Cote N (PCU) Poly-Feed Multi-K Urea Reaction Hi-Green (MU-based NPK)      Israel Chemicals Ltd.        Public company. Missouri Facilities located in: North America. Products N Stabilizers Agrotain.) Nutricote (PCF) CaliberCote (PCU) UBER (CDU) Japanese Market: Phoska Line (CDU) Long. North and Phosphate rock and fertilizers South America.L. Industrial Products. Ecolong.Advanced Technologies Agrotain International L. Coated products Recently acquired the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Sylvinite global professional business         Source: Company public disclosure.C. LP Coat (PCF)      Haifa Chemicals Ltd.S. 48 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Super N Concentrate (Urease Inhibitors + Nitrification Inhibitors) HYDREXX (Urease Inhibitor + Nitrification Inhibitor) Stabilized Nitrogen Fertilizers UMAXX UFLEXX Super U      Chisso Asahi Fertilizer Company Ltd.haifachem.    Private Company Website address: www. Europe. Agrotain Plus.com Headquarters: Haifa Bay. Louis. Website address: www.

Private Label Production: Poly-Plus (PCSCU for JDL / Lesco)   (1) Source: Fiscal year end September 30.lebanonturf. Proscape. Company public disclosure 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 49 . Lebanon Pro. Professional Turf Fertilizer.com/en/sadepanchimica-srl-en Headquarters: Mantova. Weed and Feed.grupposaviola. Greenskeeper Planting Products Woodace Tablets     Sadepan Chimica S.Advanced Technologies Lebanon Seaboard Corporation     Private Company Website address: www. Polymer Coated Sulfur Coated Urea.turfcaresupply.com Headquarters: Lebanon.r. Par Ex.Industry Participants . Italy Facilities located in: Italy and Belgium Products Sazolene Products (liquid and granular methylene urea products) Sirflor N38 and Sirflor Plus (Granular ureaform)   Turf Care Supply Corporation     Private Company (owned by Platinum Equity) Website address: www.com Facilities located in: United States Headquarters: Brunswick. Sulfur Coated Sulfate of Potash with Iron and Manganese. Ohio Products Marketed Products: Growstar Line: line of turf-related blended and homogenous products including Palm and Tropical Fertilizer. Pennsylvania Facilities located in: North America Products Urea Reaction Meth-Ex 40 (methylene urea used in brand name products MESA and EXPO) Coated Products Poly-X Pro – (purchased PCSCU) Brand Name Blended Products Country Club. IsoTec.l     Private Company (division of the Saviola Group) Website address: www.

ticker symbol: SQM FY2010 EBITDA: $663.5 Website address: www. Company Websites www.com.005 (2) Vale S. Mexico. June 2011. Argentina Facilities located in: Argentina 515 1. except where noted) N P - K - Caribbean Nitrogen Company Ltd. traded on NYSE. Brazil Facilities located in: Brazil (1) Petrobras      590 119 - Public company. Trinidad Facilities located in: Trinidad (1) Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc.7 Website address: www.vale. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 50 . FY2010 EBITDA: $28. Belgium. Website address: www. Argentina and Mozambique (1) (2) Source: The major stock exchange is listed. Canada.South America Annual Capacity (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) (Currency figures are in US$ millions.com Headquarters: Bela Vista.066. Vale’s phosphate annual capacity includes their interest in Bunge (100%). June 2011.CapitalIQ. June 2011. IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacity Listing by Plant.066 Private Company Headquarters: Point Lisas. traded on BOVESPA.      - - 1. United States. traded on BASE. Turkey.   510     Public company.sqm. ticker symbol: VALE5 Primarily a nickel production company.angloamerican. Netherlands. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacity Listing by Plant. ticker symbol: PESA FY2010 EBITDA: $716.162 Public company. Peru.7 Website address: www. a division of Standard & Poors.A. UAE. Chile Facilities located in: Chile.com Headquarters: Rio de Janeiro.petrobrasenergia.Industry Participants . Brazil Fertilizer facilities located in: Brazil.    1. some companies are listed on multiple stock exchanges. France 280 - Copebras Ltda     Private Company.com Headquarters: Buenos Aires. recently acquired Bunge Ltd.cl Headquarters: Santiago. fertilizer operations in Brazil. 73 percent controlling stake owned by Anglo American plc. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant.

June 2011.com Headquarters: Noida. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacities. June 2011.chinabluechem. ticker symbol: IPL FY2010 EBITDA: $679. ticker symbol: 000792 FY2010 EBITDA: $365. ticker symbol: 3983 FY2010 EBITDA: $361. (IFFCO)     Private Co-operative Website address: www. ticker symbol: 0297 FY2010 EBITDA: $54. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium (1) (2) (3) (4) 51 .sinofert.com Headquarters: Geermu.      Pubic Company.iffco. ticker symbol: 523630 FY2010 EBITDA: $74.saltlakepotash. annual nitrogen capacity only includes 100% owned capacity.913 Qinghai Salt Lake Potash Co. www. China Facilities located in: China (1) SINOFERT Holdings Ltd. IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacities.au Headquarters: Southbank.6 Website address: www. Canada. India Facilities located in: India (1) National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)      1. traded on ASX. Ltd.17%).7 Website address: www.977 875 - Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Ltd. a division of Standard & Poors. some are listed on multiple exchanges. India Facilities located in: India 1. Hong Kong Facilities located in: China The major stock exchanges is listed. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacities. Mexico and Australia 1. (18. Source: Company Websites. Sinofert’s potash capacity includes their interest in Qinghai Salt Lake Potash Co.      820(3) - 354(4) Public Company.49%).Industry Participants .cn Headquarters: Dongfang city. traded on BSE.8 Website address: www.      402 507 - Public Company. Ltd. traded on SZSE.com/en Headquarters: Wanchai. Sinofert Holdings Ltd.CapitalIQ. except where noted) N P 408 (2) K - China Blue Chemical Ltd. China Facilities located in: China and Inner Mongolia (1) Incitec Pivot Ltd.3 Website address: www.Asia and Parts of the Pacific Rim Annual Capacity (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) (Currency figures are in US$ millions.com.8 Website address: www. China Blue Chemical’s annual phosphate capacity includes their interest in Hubei Mine (83. Australia Facilities located in: United States.in Headquarters: New Delhi.incitecpivot. traded on SEHK. traded on SEHK.nationalfertilizers. June 2011.com. (CNOOC)      (1) 861 Public Company. Hainan Province.nic.568 - - Public Company.com.

Germany Plants located in: Germany.com Headquarters: Kassel. ticker symbol: SDF FY2010 EBITDA: $1.pl Headquarters: Pulawy. France. Brazil. France. Singapore 3. Italy.6 Website address: www.315. traded on WSE. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacity Listing by Plant.Industry Participants .69%) and Lifeco (50%) Company websites www. Belgium. traded on OSE.Europe Annual Capacity (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) (Currency figures are in US$ millions. Italy. Austria.224 K - Ammophos OAO (subsidiary of FosAgro Holding)      - Private Company FY2010 EBITDA: $280. Finland. Switzerland. GrowHow UK (50%). Poland Plants located in: Poland The major stock exchange is listed. Sweden.uralkali. Russia Plants located in: Russia (1) Yara International ASA      6.1 Website address: www.com Headquarters: Berezniki. some are listed on multiple exchanges.com.452 Uralkali JSC      Public company. Poland.pulawy.434. Czech Republic. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK (1) (2) Source: 52 . Canada. Norway Plants located in: Norway.kali. traded on DB. Germany.3 Website address: www. Portugal. Tringen (49%). Yara’s annual nitrogen capacity includes their interest in Le Harve (47.724 (2) 450 100 Public company.A.by Headquarters: Soligorsk.ru Headquarters Cherepovets. Belgium. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant. IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacity Listing by Plant.85%).250 Public company. Great Britain.5 Website address: www. except where noted) N P 1.com Headquarters: Oslo. Trinidad and Brazil 973 - Zaklady Azotowe Pulaway S. a division of Standard and Poors. June 2011. QAFCO (25%).1 Website address: www.k-plus-s. Greece. Chile. ticker symbol: ZAP FY2010 EBITDA: $26. Libya.465 Rue PA Belaruskali     Private Company Website address: www. ticker symbol: URKA FY2010 EBITDA: $803. Russian Federation Plants located in: Russia 5. Netherlands. USA. ticker symbol: YAR FY2010 EBITDA: $1. Argentina. the Netherlands. Mexico. June 2011.ammofos. traded on RTS. Canada. Spain. June 2011. South Africa.azoty. Burrup Holdings (35%).CapitalIQ.yara. Belarus Facilities located in: Belarus (1) K+S Aktiengesellschaft      - - 4. Rossosh (37.      Public company.

Industry Participants - Africa and the Middle East

Annual Capacity
(‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) (Currency figures are in US$ millions, except where noted)

N

P -

K 1,530
(1)

Arab Potash Co. Ltd. (APC)
    

-

Public company, traded on ASE, ticker symbol: APOT FY2010 EBITDA: $333.8 Website address: www.arabpotash.com Headquarters: Amman, Jordan Facilities located in: Jordan 1,312 -

Orascom Construction Industries
    

Public company traded on CASE, ticker symbol: OCIC FY2010 EBITDA: $1,040.8 Website address: www.orascomci.com Headquarters: Cairo, Egypt Facilities located in: Egypt, Netherlands, Algeria 4,128
(2)

Office Chérifien des Phosphates (Groupe OCP)
   

-

Private Company Website address: www.ocpgroup.ma/english/ Headquarters: Casablanca, Morocco Facilities located in: Morocco 1,597 -

Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO)
   

Private Company Website address: www.qafco.com Headquarters: Mesaieed Industrial City, Qatar Facilities located in: Qatar 1,206
(3)

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
    

-

-

Public company, traded on the Tadawul, ticker symbol:2010 FY2010 EBITDA: $12,933.0 Website address: www.sabic.com Headquarters: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Facilities located in: Saudi Arabia

(1) (2) (3) Source:

Arab Potash Co.’s capacity includes their subsidiary Kemira Arab Potash Company Ltd. (KEMAPCO). OCP’s annual capacity includes their interests in Bunge-Maroc (50%), Imacid (50%), Pakistan Maroc Phosphore (50%), Prayon S.A. (50%). SABIC’s annual capacity includes their interests in Al-Jubail Fertilizers Company (50%), National Chemical Fertilizer Company (71.50%), Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co. (33.33%) and Saudi Arabic Fertilizer Company (42.99%). Company Websites. www.CapitalIQ.com, a division of Standard & Poors. IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacities, June 2011. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacities, June 2011. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacities, June 2011.
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Industry Participants - North America Wholesale

Annual Capacity
(‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) (Currency figures in US$ millions, except where noted)

N
(1)(2)

P 2,447

K 9,223
(3)

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan
    

3,041

Public company, traded on NYSE and TSX, ticker symbol: POT. FY2010 EBITDA: $2,711.7 Website address: www.potashcorp.com Headquarters: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Plants located in: Canada, United States, Trinidad
(1)

Yara International ASA
    

6,724

(4)

455

100

Public company, traded on OSE, ticker symbol: YAR FY2010 EBITDA: $1,431.1 Website address: www.yara.com Headquarters: Oslo, Norway Plants located in: Canada, Trinidad, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, UK, Finland, South Africa, and Brazil 3,237(5) -

Koch Industries, Inc.
   

Private Company Website address: www.kochind.com Headquarters: Wichita, Kansas, United States Plants located in: Canada, United States and Trinidad
(1)

CF Industries Holdings Inc.
    

5,630(6)

957

-

Public company, traded on NYSE, ticker symbol: CF FY2010 EBITDA: $1,483.0 Website address: www.cfindustries.com Headquarters: Deerfield, Illinois, United States Plants located in: United States, Canada, Trinidad and United Kingdom
(1)

The Mosaic Company
    

421

4,409

5,460

(7)

Public Company, traded on NYSE, ticker symbol: MOS FY2010 EBITDA: $1,785.2 Website address: www.mosaicco.com Headquarters: Plymouth, Minnesota, United States Plants located in: United States and Canada 545

Intrepid Potash
    

Public company, traded on NYSE, ticker symbol: IPI FY2010 EBITDA: $103.5 Website address: www.intrepidpotash.com Headquarters: Denver Colorado Plants located in: United States
The major stock exchange is listed, some are listed on multiple exchanges. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan’s annual capacities includes their interest in Sinofert (22%), Arab Potash Ltd. (28%), Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (32%) and Israel Chemicals Ltd. (14%). Stated nameplate capacity includes idle capacity at their production facilities, Cory and Patience Lake, Saskatchewan. Yara’s annual nitrogen capacity includes their interest in Le Harve (47.85%), Tringen(49%), QAFCO (25%), Burrup Holdings (35%), Rossosh (37.69%) and Lifeco (50%). Koch’s annual nitrogen capacity includes their interest in Point Lisas Nitrogen Limited (50%) CF Industries nitrogen capacity includes interests in GrowHow UK (50%) and Point Lisas Nitrogen Ltd. (50%) and CF’s interest in Canadian Fertilizer Ltd. (66%). Mosaic’s annual potassium capacity does not include product produced at Esterhazy and sold to Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan under a tolling agreement Company websites www.capitaliq.com, a Division of Standard and Poors. IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacity Listing by Plant, June 2011; IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant, June 2011. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacity Listing by Plant, June 2011.
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414 Trade 285 279 290 286 276 260 253 241 241 241 239 Total Use 2.234 2.816 1.005 2.740 2.947 1.160 2.199 2.610 2.393 2.Agricultural Statistics Global Total Grains Supply/Demand (million metric tonnes) Year 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 2001/02 Output 2.019 2.199 2.858 1.279 2.053 2.463 2.227 2.689 2.302 2. 56 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .686 2.281 2.241 2.401 2.423 2. October 12 2011.033 1.994 1.352 2.101 2.122 2.870 Total Supply 2.900 Ending Stocks 460 462 487 451 363 340 390 408 354 442 514 Stocks To Use Ratio 20% 21% 22% 21% 17% 17% 19% 20% 18% 23% 27% (e) (p) Source: estimated projected USDA-WASDE-499.043 1.910 1.

Spring Canada .Winter Australia September-October April-May May-June September-October June-August May-July June-August July-September August-October May-June November-January October-December Soybeans United States Brazil Argentina Canada May-June 1st Crop October-December 2nd Crop-April-May 1st Crop November-January 2nd Crop December-January May-June October-November March-May August-September April-May May-June September-November Rice United States India China April-May May-August (Kharif) November-February (Rabi) April-May (single crop) March-April (double crop-early) June-July (double crop-late) November-December (center-south) January-February (north and northeast) September-October October-January March-May August-September June-July October-November February-May June-August Brazil Source: USDA FAS. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 57 .Spring China .Agricultural Statistics Crop Cycles: Growing Seasons for Key Global Regions Seeding Months Harvest Months Corn United States S. China Brazil Argentina Western Europe April-May February-April 1st Crop October-December 2nd Crop January-February October-December March-May October-November July-August February-June June-September March-June September-November Wheat United States .Winter United States .Winter Argentina .

2 63.0 53.1 50.105 2.008 2.0 72.677 3.525 160 215 151 138 205 574 449 256 112 5% 7% 4% 5% 7% 19% 16% 9% 4% 13.3 74.4 77.5 44.30 9.7 42.0 46.10 6.7 43.66 5.33 11.5 43.056 3.2 59.Agricultural Statistics Crops: Area.87 6.0 75.2 60.9 40.967 2.9 3.26 3.43 5.280 3.812 2.2 2. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 58 .345 2.9 46.6 76.2 44.7 41.5 44.155 2.1 74.0 43.6 71.060 3.018 2.2 33.59 9.5 41.130 3.063 3.74 7.124 2.049 2.359 2.073 2.7 75. Farm Price ($/bu) Wheat (CY) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 54.417 2.329 3.158 2.1 45.3 57.7 64.78 6.353 837 862 976 657 306 456 571 540 546 39% 36% 48% 29% 13% 22% 26% 24% 23% 7.0 42.7 47.4 73. October 12.454 3.48 4.70 4.0 77.7 76. 2011.United States (million bushels and million acres) Area Planted Area Harvested Yield (bu/ac) Produced Total Use Ending Stocks Stocks to Use Ratio Avg.361 3.7 51.50 5.0 39.7 62.42 3.2 73.235 2.97 10.218 2.153 2.9 55.3 44.051 1. Production and Stocks .873 2.188 3.275 2.4 74.207 2.6 49.7 64.4 53.34 CY (e) (p) Source: Crop year estimated projected USDA-WASDE-499.5 57.2 38.7 42.047 3.5 75.5 72.986 2.40 Soybeans (CY) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 75.499 2.1 43.6 59.8 50.40 3.314 2.

Agricultural Statistics

Corn Supply and Use - United States
(million bushels and million acres) Avg. Farm Price ($/bu)

Year

Begin Stocks

Area Planted

Area Harvested

Yield (bu/ac)

Produced

Total Supply

Total Dom Use

Exports

End Stocks

Stocks To Use Ratio

Days Supply

2011/2012(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 2001/02 2000/01 1999/00 1998/99 1997/98 1996/97 1995/96 1994/95 1993/94

1,128 1,708 1,673 1,624 1,304 1,967 2,114 958 1,087 1,596 1,899 1,718 1,787 1,308 883 426 1,558 850 2,113

92 88 86 86 94 78 82 81 79 79 76 80 77 80 80 80 71 79 79

84 81 80 79 87 71 75 74 71 69 69 72 71 73 73 73 65 73 72

148 153 165 154 151 149 148 160 142 129 138 137 134 134 127 127 114 139 101

12,433 12,447 13,092 12,092 13,038 10,535 11,114 11,807 10,089 8,967 9,507 9,915 9,431 9,759 9,207 9,293 7,374 10,103 6,336

13,576 14,182 14,774 13,729 14,362 12,514 13,237 12,776 11,190 10,578 11,416 11,639 11,232 11,085 10,099 9,733 8,947 10,963 8,470

11,110 11,218 11,079 10,207 10,300 9,086 9,122 8,844 8,335 7,903 7,915 7,805 7,587 7,318 7,287 7,054 6,294 7,205 6,292

1,600 1,835 1,987 1,849 2,437 2,125 2,147 1,818 1,897 1,588 1,889 1,935 1,937 1,981 1,504 1,795 2,228 2,200 1,328

866 1128 1,708 1,673 1,624 1,304 1,967 2,114 958 1,087 1,596 1,899 1,718 1,787 1,308 883 426 1,558 850

8% 10% 15% 16% 16% 14% 22% 24% 11% 14% 20% 24% 23% 24% 18% 13% 7% 22% 14%

22 23 56 60 58 52 79 87 42 50 74 89 83 89 66 46 25 79 49

6.70 5.18 3.55 4.06 4.20 3.04 2.00 2.06 2.42 2.32 1.97 1.85 1.82 1.94 2.43 2.70 3.24 2.26 2.50

(e) (p) Source:

estimated projected USDA-WASDE-499, October 12, 2011.

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Fertilizer Application Rates - United States*
(Years Ended June 30(1))

N

P 60 78% 47 41 62% 25 46 23% 11 31 84% 26 31 54% 17

K 79 61% 48 66 52% 34 80 25% 20 23 21% 5 39 16% 6

Total

Corn

lbs/acre % of area applied lbs applied/acre lbs/acre % of area applied lbs applied/acre lbs/acre % of area applied lbs applied/acre lbs/acre % of area applied lbs applied/acre lbs/acre % of area applied lbs applied/acre

140 97% 136 77 90% 69 16 18% 3 78 94% 73 61 83% 51

231

Cotton

129

Soybeans

34

Spring Wheat

104

Winter Wheat

74

(1) Source: *

Corn and Cotton data are for the year 2010. Spring What and Winter Wheat data is for the year 2009. Soybean data is for the year 2006. Agricultural Chemical Usage Report, 2007 and 2008 Field Crops Summary. NASS, USDA. Revision to lbs applied/acre as of February 28,2012.

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Nutrient Uptake and Removal by Field Crops - United States
(pound per acre)

N

Corn
159 bu/acre

P2O5

K2O

Uptake(1) (2) Removal

212 119

90 70

212 46

Soybeans
43 bu/acre

Uptake Removal

275 172

50 34

179 60

Cotton
800 lb/acre

Uptake Removal

128 53

38 23

112 33

(1) (2) Source:

Total nutrient taken up by the crop. Nutrient removed in harvested portion of the crop. IPNI; Plant Food Uptake and Harvest Removal For Southern Crops, November 2009.

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Western Canada (pound per acre) N P2O5 K2O S Spring Wheat 40 bu/acre (2.690 kg/ha) Uptake (2) Removal (1) 76-93 54-66 29-35 21-26 65-80 16-19 8-10 4-5 Barley 80 bu/acre (3.960 kg/ha) Uptake Removal 100-123 61-74 46-57 33-40 73-89 16-20 17-21 10-12 Flax 24 bu/acre (1. Nutrient removed in harvested portion of the crop. 62 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . February 2001.Agricultural Statistics Nutrient Uptake and Removal by Field Crops .492 kg/ha) Uptake Removal 62-76 46-56 18-22 14-17 39-48 13-16 12-15 5-6 (1) (2) Source: Total nutrient taken up by the crop.360 kg/ha) Uptake Removal 100-122 70-85 40-49 30-37 96-117 23-28 12-14 6-8 Canola 35 bu/acre (1. Canadian Fertilizer Institute.

Statistics Canada.846 6.300 340 517 7.105 51.500 11.604 43.541 54.273 5.751 45.396 263 754 6.626 55.283 6.230 2008 2.476 2004 939 18.815 5.200 55.610 2009 1.913 6.3 379 12.913 2002 383 18.865 305 1.118 482 1.041 9.273 11.897 2.280 3.710 16.898 202.190 83 679 3.940 2.984 233 634 8.836 210 1.358 8.978 17.099 9.911 230 925 16.609 50.714 2.867 45.660 3.102 10.967 8.184 11.378 2002 386 9.271 12.488 232 570 10.160 2004 670 18.403 20. 22-002X. Field Crop Reporting Series.988 12.422 53.915 3.781 316 861 12.330 6.617 16.945 16.150 2.499 13.215 4.519 4.560 16.799 13.995 3.602 10.150 5.948 267 915 9. Total crops includes total for major crops only.351 2006 3.Agricultural Statistics Planted Area and Production by Crop .679 15.305 14.520 26.928 48.865 361 1.405 5.841 11.764 8.407 5.772 6.160 56.785 4.325 5.795 5.075 4.687 18.519 2.639 57.862 11.345 9.701 8.289 1.710 9.052 3.408 10.331 2005 469 18.711 18.363 6.821 3.392 8.135 5.357 340 1.999 3.485 54.726 54.067 2003 751 16.643 58.028 11.930 5. Catalogue no.150 4.454 (e) (1) (2) Source: estimated Refers to seeded Area.617 2005 405 17.087 4.696 10.208 2009 2.663 285 1.070 2007 1.873 3.867 16.966 3.082 9.664 302 1.180 10.030 4.080 13.510 3.968 3.485 2007 2.962 3.887 7.918 2003 561 18.252 2008 4. No 5. Volume 90.818 48.715 356 1.681 4.Western Canada Area (1) (‘000 of acres) 2011(e) Winter Wheat Spring Wheat Durum Wheat Oats Barley Rye Flaxseed Canola Total Crops (2) 2010 1.582 5.710 2006 1.243 3.176 10.587 15.743 3.255 11.023 6.226 7.541 46.290 350 2. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 63 .122 2.125 10.732 8.080 Summer Fallow Production (‘000 of tonnes) 2011(e) Winter Wheat Spring Wheat Durum Wheat Oats Barley Rye Flaxseed Canola Total Crops (2) 2010 2.047 6.054 53.439 16. September 2011.571 16.475 3.005 302 1.651 48.697 220 695 18.

50 3.00 12.80 15.00 49.80 3.50 15.80 20.80 2.00 14.99 2.60 18. 64 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .40 3.82 2.63 6.93 2.45 8.40 2.30 2.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .00 6.50 16.00 22.Argentina Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Corn (seed December.10 5.00 15.00 22.70 2.50 32.40 7.60 4.80 40.65 5.00 12.80 2.00 10.40 2.80 52.00 22.50 Soybean (seed November.12 6. harvest April) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 3.50 54.62 2.50 15.00 46.60 n/a 2.08 13.00 33.50 7.60 16.00 35.00 2.40 6.83 3.97 3.01 1.00 11.00 16.20 48.44 6.00 6.66 2.66 2.37 16.00 15.50 6.00 5.29 5.50 Wheat (seed June.00 18. harvest May) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 19.87 2.00 2.30 29.46 2.90 2. harvest January) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 4.20 14.70 2.00 22.41 3.90 2. November 2011.88 8. WAP 10-10.04 6.70 5.20 14.30 15.00 15.40 14.20 2.30 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected USDA.10 18.41 2.50 39.

2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 65 .08 2.00 12.50 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected USDA.10 14.93 14.90 75.99 3.00 74.70 22.90 3.64 3.40 13.30 12.50 69.00 53.21 4.20 3.00 59.50 21.Brazil Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Corn (seed November. November 2011.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .80 61.66 2.50 Soybean (seed November. harvest May) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 25.14 4.00 44.70 14.40 3.85 2.70 21.00 41.30 2.40 2.00 57. WAP 10-10.40 2.60 51.50 18.50 52.90 11.00 55.00 42.00 56.00 50.86 2.94 2.00 4.34 3.62 3.20 23.23 22.00 24.70 35.40 61.90 21.10 51.56 2.00 58.50 13.60 12.00 3.30 20.00 57. harvest March) 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 14.

Luxembourg. Latvia.45 3. Italy.99 2.84 6. Belgium-Luxembourg.89 13. Hungary. Ukraine. Romania. Western.81 15.03 2. Monaco.59 105.20 91.98 83. Eastern Europe: Belarus.85 13.22 6. estimated projected FAO Website.74 2.51 2.30 29.06 4.06 6. San Marino. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 66 .88 23.62 3. Southern and Northern Europe.52 69.14 11. Southern Europe: Albania. Slovakia.68 5.77 54. The former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia. Denmark.02 3.72 29. Germany. Northern Europe: Channel Islands. Andorra.57 n/a n/a 2.Czech Republic.73 14. Greece.19 5. Russian Federation.46 16. Liechtenstein.46 5.08 77.03 Corn 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 10.96 93.70 21.85 15.60 76.40 17.54 2. Yugoslav SFR Western Europe: Austria.13 53. Sweden. Faeroe Islands.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .74 72.39 5.88 3.14 72. Portugal. Montenegro. Republic of Moldova. WAP 10-10 November 2011.97 7.88 28. Malta.34 2.93 3. Serbia and Montenegro.58 13. France.94 29.34 20.45 12. Bulgaria. Switzerland. Estonia.37 6.87 27.31 Canola 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 6.41 95. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Spain.09 96.48 13. Lithuania.93 83.43 83. Poland.19 2.52 4.53 8. Slovenia. Holy See.31 24.13 4. Isle of Man. Gibraltar. Netherlands.76 27.60 88.86 13. Croatia.71 (1) (e) (p) Source: Europe includes Eastern.16 27.11 6. USSR. Belgium. 2010-2011/ 2011-2012 estimates: USDA.68 3.02 5.53 82.05 96.51 16. updated May 2011.05 65.99 28. Serbia.23 53.53 8. Iceland.63 19. Finland.00 3.73 3.97 3.21 8.45 12. Norway. Crop Production Statistics. Ireland.Europe(1) Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Barley 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 12.92 2.59 9.14 6. Bosnia and Herzegovina.13 4.

57 21. Faeroe Islands. Estonia.36 1. Netherlands. Sweden.26 Wheat 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 61. Serbia and Montenegro.11 14. Luxembourg. Northern Europe: Channel Islands.06 189.03 10.55 60.31 13. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Slovenia.71 208. Belgium-Luxembourg.43 9.25 1. Croatia.54 10.13 55. Andorra.17 20. Belgium. Isle of Man.69 211.60 (1) Source: Europe includes Eastern.08 61. Romania. The former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia. Finland. Iceland. USSR. FAO Website. Greece.97 15.46 1. Switzerland.52 248.01 183.50 3. San Marino.30 59.21 1.32 228.37 55.24 12.78 17.09 1.51 1. Slovakia. Spain.47 3. Bulgaria. Germany.79 153.60 56. Eastern Europe: Belarus. Southern Europe: Albania. Latvia. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Norway. Monaco.17 3. Yugoslav SFR Western Europe: Austria. Poland. Italy.65 13.61 56. France.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production . Liechtenstein. Serbia. Russian Federation.99 48.66 191. Republic of Moldova.38 1. Gibraltar.53 12.57 16.Czech Republic.25 1. Ukraine.51 3.86 3.74 4.Europe(1) Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Sunflower Seeds 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 14. updated May 2011. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 67 .97 15. Lithuania.32 13. Western.12 14.46 3. Crop Production Statistics. Denmark. Portugal.76 202.03 3.75 11. Holy See.38 3.30 58.36 13. Malta.26 1. Ireland. Hungary.28 3.32 1. Montenegro.21 19.42 219. Southern and Northern Europe.

Kyrgyzstan.85 83.52 132. Vietnam.45 618. India.84 18. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China.05 20. Central Asia: Kazakhstan.63 3.54 45.72 84.29 82.94 139. Malaysia.32 44.88 546. Cambodia. Central and Eastern Asia. Japan.73 244. Taiwan Province.31 4. estimated projected FAO Website.14 53.01 234.63 84.93 514. Bhutan.88 231.68 599. 2010-2011/ 2011-2012 estimates: USDA.81 529. crops production statistics.17 49.70 132.82 2.66 222.95 180.39 4.44 47. China mainland.78 20.51 267.22 7. updated May 2011.89 416.73 7. Eastern Asia: China.92 2.81 42. WAP 10-10 November 2011.31 2.66 2. Timor-Leste.73 20.02 83.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .67 238.36 163.31 39.75 41.30 570.97 1.24 622. Pakistan.05 3.82 3.73 20.50 45.52 81.96 139.97 3.55 4.28 4. Bangladesh.76 Seed Cotton 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 22.87 Wheat 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 (1) 84.38 4.36 4.52 162.06 213.02 133.56 212. Thailand.69 76.29 4.25 Rice Paddy 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 142.10 3.03 29.66 17.19 2.48 84.17 4.59 80.30 237.34 48.24 101. Turkmenistan.28 3.11 252.98 1.39 4.82 141.48 4.12 4. Nepal. Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.99 3.96 2.47 137. Myanmar. South-Eastern. Macao Special Administrative Region of China. Philippines. Lao People’s Democratic Republic.65 224.62 300.72 1. Indonesia. Islamic Republic of Iran.01 2.15 205.71 4. China. Sri Lanka.57 42.77 2.95 46. Singapore.86 2.85 246. South-Eastern Asia: Brunei Darussalam. Maldives.04 191.09 2.88 20.45 20.87 580.51 52.75 2.02 405. Southern Asia: Afghanistan.15 4.19 4.25 21. Republic of Korea.21 53.59 140.15 32.09 68.14 1.75 2. Mongolia. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 68 . Tajikistan. Uzbekistan.23 44.22 2.20 (e) (p) Source: Asia is divided into Southern.20 138.54 251.69 272.Asia(1) Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Corn 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 54.

50 1.54 3. Crops Production Statistics.83 1.90 1. updated May 2011.47 1.94 3.60 9.29 0.05 0.17 1.45 1.58 1.51 2.20 1.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .04 10.87 1.94 0.46 4.6 1.33 1.79 8.40 1.08 1.77 1.05 2.93 0.28 1.53 9.23 6.79 0.85 1.41 0.21 1.53 7.70 4.05 0.02 0.92 0.99 1.38 1.63 1.78 3.30 1.55 1.29 2.71 0.09 2.78 Oats 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1.90 1.37 1.12 1.44 1.76 1.01 8.62 1.55 1.00 0.Australia and New Zealand Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Barley 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 4.65 1.32 1.87 0.07 2.58 1.06 1.94 0.96 0.01 0.31 2.76 4. 2010-2011/ 2011-2012 estimates: USDA.65 7.71 1.05 4.55 4.27 2.31 8.38 1.46 4.91 1.38 1.05 Canola 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 n/a n/a 1.60 4.41 1.40 0.66 1.22 n/a n/a 1.28 4.71 2.59 1.92 0. WAP 10-10 November 2011.46 n/a n/a 1.07 0.23 4. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 69 .68 1.70 8.46 1.09 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected FAO Website.09 0.67 1.78 1.05 1.98 1.17 4.88 1.

66 2.86 1.95 1.07 1.74 0.46 2.64 0.08 0.52 2.43 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected FAO Website.84 12.77 0.63 2.45 10.82 3.85 0.09 2.01 2.06 21. WAP 10-10 November 2011.39 11.44 13.71 13. 70 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .38 3.14 2.59 12.21 1.02 0.50 13.63 1.28 22.94 2.74 13.36 13.11 11.01 1.20 2.38 11.74 2.61 0.56 13.20 2.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production . Crops Production Statistics.22 26. 2010-2011/ 2011-2012 estimates: USDA.29 1.67 0.69 3.93 26.77 0.65 2.02 Wheat 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 14.34 3.76 0.65 0.28 26.47 2. updated May 2011.94 2.49 22.04 1.49 3.Australia and New Zealand Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Sorghum 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 0.08 25.60 1.

July 2011. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 71 .006 1.080 678 180 198 136 138 129 173 136 118 118 125 4 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 10 625 643 545 542 275 321 588 541 662 336 156 153 150 132 134 145 344 245 199 117 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected USDA-WASDE 496.Agricultural Statistics Australia Crops: Supply and Use (millions of bushels and millions acres) Total Dom Use Year Begin Stocks Area Harvested Yield (bu/ac) Produced Total Supply Imports Exports End Stocks Barley 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 106 88 111 76 45 119 86 87 44 81 10 10 11 12 12 10 11 11 11 10 11 9 10 6 4 11 8 8 4 8 413 427 363 367 329 195 435 355 477 177 520 515 475 444 374 314 521 442 521 259 152 156 152 133 96 133 115 115 99 80 216 193 180 149 155 85 242 196 294 91 93 106 88 111 76 45 119 86 87 44 Wheat 2011/12(p) 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 153 150 132 134 145 344 245 199 117 295 35 33 35 33 31 29 31 33 32 27 4 4 4 4 5 12 8 6 4 11 919 955 805 787 499 398 925 805 960 372 1075 1.173 1.109 942 925 648 745 1.

Agricultural Statistics Fertilizer Application Rates. 72 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .Australia (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes) N P K Total Wheat % total fertilizer use Quantity 31% 263 29% 284 13% 28 575 Other Course Grains % total fertilizer use Quantity 24% 207 24% 236 6% 13 456 Sugar Canes % total fertilizer use Quantity 8% 70 3% 31 20% 44 145 Fruits and Vegetables % total fertilizer use Quantity 8% 72 5% 48 24% 54 179 Source: IFA Assessment of Fertilizer Use by Crop at the Global Level 2006/06-2007/08.

United Republic of Tanzania.90 26.65 14.87 0.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production .73 Sorghum 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 24.02 19.73 1.83 0.59 29.91 0.22 27.54 21.61 28.23 8. Middle.71 0. Mali.02 22.77 1.86 17.11 2.98 18.59 16.62 26. Chad.62 25.85 19.61 0. Equatorial Guinea. Sudan.65 20.88 0. Djibouti.75 13. Togo. Mozambique.59 44.72 18. Ethiopia PDR. Niger.61 1.68 14.10 14.90 1.83 0. Kenya. Comoros.80 18.51 2. Sierra Leone. Ghana.Africa(1) Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Wheat 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 10.02 2.28 20.82 0.94 1.44 25.12 28.73 7.44 18.76 0.90 25.45 16.18 2.92 0.69 49. Mayotte.33 9.21 2.72 1. Gabon. South Africa. Gambia. Eritrea.26 0.45 12. Mauritius. Egypt.61 27. Malawi.69 0.30 2.58 49. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 73 . Uganda.78 22.87 21.91 24. Middle Africa: Angola.51 19.62 9.38 44. Lesotho.14 2. Guinea.08 19. Saint Helena. Mauritania. Northern and Southern Africa. Central African Republic.79 41. Western Africa: Benin.60 23. FAO Website Crop Production Statistics. Namibia. Swaziland. Cote d’Ivoire. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. Zambia and Zimbabwe. Burkina Faso. Senegal.39 47. Eastern Africa: Burundi.90 0. Guinea-Bissau.36 23. Seychelles.09 21. Western.27 Corn 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 29.13 2.74 1.87 23. Reunion. updated May 2011. Western Sahara.24 25.61 45.22 10. Congo.82 57. Rwanda.12 21. Northern Africa: Algeria.00 15.82 18.75 0.73 26.46 25.94 0.26 25.59 20.91 19.95 8.97 0. Nigeria.72 0.98 8.01 10 10. Cape Verde.87 0.54 13. Somalia.10 25.59 28.43 17.77 1.90 0. Liberia.03 20.73 1.02 1.54 2.47 55.02 21. Southern Africa: Botswana.94 0.55 21. Morocco.29 1.29 Millet 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 20. Cameroon.27 22.23 27. Madagascar.00 28.90 47. Sao Tome and Principe. Democratic Republic of the Congo.41 (1) Source: Africa includes Eastern.63 22. Tunisia.

42 2.45 5.27 15.39 4.80 5.27 6. West Bank Yemen.20 1.Middle East (West Asia)(1) Area Harvested (millions ha) Yield (tonnes/ha) Production (millions tonnes) Barley 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 7. Gaza Strip (Palestine).16 2.86 0. Jordan.19 3.80 5.05 0.29 2.74 13.77 1.29 2. Kuwait.22 14.26 1.42 1.46 5.52 2. Crops Production.49 6.04 40.23 6.24 32.85 33. Saudi Arabia. Oman.13 1.33 1.59 4.46 2.97 0.91 3. Qatar.25 31.57 1.44 1. Iraq.14 6.54 1.04 3.99 4.67 31.55 9.60 1.91 0.20 2. Cyprus.07 2.41 n/a n/a 2.18 29.58 1.89 11.17 2. Lebanon.15 10.70 4.19 4.30 11.24 39.93 6.58 32.38 1.40 2.73 6.20 2.28 14.54 1. United Arab Emirates.11 18.40 6.63 1.05 5.24 2.49 12.56 1.28 Wheat 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 18.54 2.76 1. WAP 10-10 November 2011.06 7.38 5. Bahrain.79 3.43 5.93 1.80 11. Occupied Palestinian Territory.15 12.Agricultural Statistics Crop Production . estimated projected FAO Website.82 1.69 1. Georgia. Israel. Azerbaijan.62 5. Syrian Arab Republic.97 1. 2010-2011/ 2011-2012 estimates: USDA.40 9.61 1.12 1.56 1.13 Corn 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 0.69 11.36 n/a n/a 1.03 (1) (e) (p) Source: Western Asia: Armenia.47 1.78 1.36 11.90 5.97 1.27 14.57 28.07 0.93 25.30 2.98 0.28 Olives 2011/2012(p) 2010/2011(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 n/a n/a 1.22 2.10 4.53 5. 74 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Turkey.38 12.40 5.12 3. updated May 2011.03 5.61 7.99 6.71 12.

Fertilizer Statistics 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 75 .

359 Top 10 N World N Source: IFA Short-Term Prospects for World Agriculture and Fertilizer Demand 2009/10-2011/12.910 2.473 4.900 3.496 34.650 64.740 5.193 China India USA Brazil Pakistan Australia Canada Turkey Russia Indonesia P P P 11.050 2.700 2.800 1.803 6.783 China USA Brazil India Indonesia Malaysia France Germany Russia Canada K K K 5.210 41.164 6.425 K 2.738 27.940 1.720 1.171 3.161 13.291 4.376 78.300 4.368 105.674 23.382 Total NPK China India USA Brazil Indonesia Pakistan France Canada Germany Russia NPK NPK 51.928 2.885 5.762 1.950 20.300 800 742 650 536 535 500 30.100 27.069 1.120 1.150 11.330 2.405 14.741 4.696 4.180 9.000 480 380 348 320 20. 76 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . IFA Medium-Term Outlook for World Agriculture and Fertilizer Demand 2010/2011-2015/2016 Fertilizer Consumption by Country Consumption Estimated 2010/11 .762 3.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption by Region Forecasted Consumption 2010 (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes) (Does not include industrial use) Region (1) N 8.911 3.010 21.294 104.800 4.227 280 28.131 4.800 3.259 128.682 NPK 12.350 2.293 501 318 3.216 P 1.324 % share of world consumption NPK 7% 2% 4% 13% 10% 3% 3% 20% 37% 2% 100% Western Europe Central Europe Eastern Europe and Central Asia North America Latin and the Caribbean Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) Source: See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classification.168 9.428 17.700 1.050 1.990 3.930 3.863 719 1221 4.932 9.205 749 1.753 39.064 2.858 175.100 16.Top Ten (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 China India USA Indonesia Pakistan Brazil France Canada Germany Russia N 34.241 171.260 3.314 40.700 8.000 3.709 2.268 1.

047 2.177 Canada Russia Belarus China Germany Israel Jordan United States Chile Ukraine K K 13.465 5.Top Ten (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Rank N P K Total NPK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 China 45.954 Belarus 6.250 3.280 4.673 13.915 39.590 12.237 USA 9.022 4.242 16.208 17.467 1. which include SSP.305 Indonesia 5. Global Fertilizer Capacity by Country Countries Estimated 2010/2011 .532 43.134 86.288 258.861 2.327 % share of world capacity NPK 6% 3% 15% 15% 5% 5% 8% 7% 33% 1% 100% 555 1. June 2011.291 Trinidad and Tobago 4.266 Egypt 3.198 1.524 960 840 809 34.082 16.569 Indonesia 5.020 3.775 157.990 9. June 2011. IFA Global Fertilizers and Raw Materials Supply and Supply /Demand Balances 2011-2015.798 1.396 21.924 251.916 United States China Morocco Russia India Tunisia Brazil South Africa Spain Ukraine P P 9.884 106. direct application phosphate rock. May 2011.134 20.028 6. IFDC Worldwide Potash Capacity Listing by Plant.688 163.373 Saudi Arabia 4.319 Ukraine 5.854 Top 10 N World N Source: IFDC Worldwide Ammonia Capacity by Plant.138 45.850 4.579 India 12.315 5.560 4.911 46.312 9.198 P (2) K 5.191 2. IFDC Worldwide Phosphoric Acid Capacity Listing by Plant.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Production by Region Capacity Estimated 2011 (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Region(1) West Europe Central Europe East Europe and Central Asia North America Latin America Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) (2) Source: N 10.153 3.981 13.709 Ukraine 7.681 600 51.585 1.123 5.238 Germany 6.926 64.419 Russia 21.734 NPK 16.595 9. June 2011.761 China 60.173 7.756 2.313 47.990 NPK NPK 166. FMP.395 See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classifications.569 8.418 38. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 77 .562 India 14.367 Canada 18.990 Canada 4.533 Russia 11.978 1.683 13.519 Trinidad and Tobago 4.599 USA 20.542 14.858 19.815 3.558 1.176 1. Phosphate capacity estimate excludes non phosphoric acid based products. and compound NP and NPK.500 1.844 7.

532 1. Kuwait.356 788 782 1. Mexico. Oman(2).127 1.781 831 516 295 593 210 229 272 296 8. Data for Bangladesh includes Kafco only. February 2011. IFA Urea Statistics January-December 2010. Saudi Arabia.694 2.169 1.Fertilizer Statistics Global Nutrient Trade Data: Imports and Exports (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of nitrogen) Urea (1) Total Exports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Total Exporting Regions West Asia China Russia Egypt Ukraine Other Asia and Oceania Canada Latin America United States World 2010 5.051 155 13. Argentina(1).003 13. Data for Argentina includes Profertil only. Other Asia and Oceania: Bangladesh(3). Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 78 .611 2007 4.465 1.065 1.162 1.903 2009 4. Indonesia.159 729 719 565 394 350 327 305 9.179 816 797 791 84 15. Bahrain.025 1.991 993 680 309 545 159 77 298 314 9. Data for Oman includes Omifco and Siuci. Regional Sections: Latin America: Trinidad.241 773 642 475 421 225 536 253 281 8.518 1.805 Primary Source West Asia West Asia Russia Russia China Russia Russia West Asia Egypt West Asia (1) (2) (3) Source: Some exports and imports are listed as regions due to IFA aggregate reporting .948 15.553 1.304 2.823 2. Brazil.933 2008 4.554 2.437 557 694 845 139 13. Venezuela.426 3.562 800 785 930 145 14. Malaysia.903 2009 2.698 2.806 Primary Destination India Bangledash Mexico France Turkey Thailand United States United States Canada Total Imports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Total Imports United States India Brazil Mexico Bangladesh Turkey Peru Pakistan France South Africa Top 10 World 2010 2.232 2. West Asia: Abu Dhabi.112 1.157 2.041 14.327 13. Qatar.609 2007 2.675 2.934 2008 2.921 1.883 2.

047 858 283 783 377 349 20 12.902 1.446 890 492 612 398 145 279. Turkey Taiwan. Australia. Other Latin America: Argentina (1).303 1.6 91 10.3 11.481 1.699 12.7 14.575 880 558 568 429 319 267.548 Primary Source Trinidad West Asia Indonesia Canada West Asia Russia Russia Russia Russia Russia (1) (2) (3) Source: Some exports and imports are listed as regions due to IFA aggregate reporting. Bahrain.775 2008 3.607.2 615.9 315.3 354.132 2009 4.040. Data for Oman includes Omifico and Siuci.775 2008 6.281 1. Data For Argentina includes Profertil only. IFA Ammonia Statistics January-December 2010.5 470. Saudi Arabia Other Asia and Oceania: Bangladesh(3). Malaysia. Mexico. China Belgium Morocco Tunisia France Lithuania Top Ten World 2010 5.073 846 508 589 538 255 218.603 1. Brazil.548 Primary Destination United States United States India Korea Republic Korea Republic United States United States United States United States Canada Total Imports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Total Imports United States India Korea Rep.0 1.829.023 720 1.3 142 10.8 133.193 804 94 369 94 13.064 2.488 2007 6.2 666.7 13. Kuwait.753 3.944 2.383.7 171.516.2 308.834 2. Qatar. Korea Republic.078 1.146 1. Iran. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 79 .158 1.488 2007 3.132 2009 3.1 173.356 2.080 1. Data for Bangladesh includes Kafco only.947 1.201.032 897 893 890 618 368 41 14. Oman (2).8 1.6 328 9.558 2.025 1. February 2011.1 13. Venezuela West Asia: Abu Dhabi.001 112 399 191 13.3 307.964 2.Fertilizer Statistics Global Nutrient Trade Data: Imports and Exports (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of nitrogen) Ammonia (1) Total Exports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Exporting Regions Trinidad Russia West Asia Indonesia Other Asia and Oceania Ukraine Canada Egypt Other Latin America United States World 2010 4.

382 142 260 171 52 101 5.130. Finland.655.641.8 1.577.2 1.599 Primary Source United States Africa Russia China United States China United States China Russia Africa (1) Source: Some exports and imports are listed as regions due to IFA aggregate reporting.9 611. Tunisia Other Europe and Oceania: Bulgaria.264.8 843.Fertilizer Statistics Global Nutrient Trade Data: Imports and Exports (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of phosphate) MAP and DAP (1) Total Exports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 Total Exports United States China Africa Russia Europe. Turkey Africa: Morocco. Senegal.9 586.620 726 243 164 1.386.1 Primary Destination India India Brazil India Pakistan India Total Imports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Total Imports India Brazil Argentina Pakistan Australia Vietnam Canada Thialand United States France Top Ten World 2010 3.4 733.775.9 1.4 6.836.2 496.2 859.6 1. Jordan.861 6.074 402 318 302 282 237 232 210 197 6.391 8.609 1.181. February 2011.862 9. Saudi Arabia.641 2009 2. Australia IFA Processed Phosphate Statistics 2010. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 80 . and Oceania West Asia World 2010 2.2 6.2 358. Philippines.1 2009 3.391. Listed as regions and countries: West Asia: Israel.8 1.982 601 243 374 272 421 246 120 13 118 5. Korea Rep. Other Asia.375.5 9.7 2. South Africa.9 354. Lithuania Spain.5 2008 2.184 2008 2.7 1.599.583.

780 2.284 2.698 26.758 3. Potash Outlook.305 3.936 2.355 25.758 25.038 3.916 2005 4.307 12.597 2008 9.952 2005 9.170 2.637 918 1.597 2008 4.211 1.763 3.343 1.028 3.585 1. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 81 .381 5.321 2.643 2.113 2006 8.523 1.304 705 538 371 188 276 122 226 9.015 1.711 1.309 Total Imports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Total Imports United States Brazil India China PR Indonesia Malaysia France Belgium Poland Vietnam Top Ten World 2010 5.022 109 264 331 354 27.376 26.436 5.368 4.293 2. August 2011.718 2009 1.703 3.242 5.028 5.748 28.196 3.098 4.021 4.875 996 75 241 300 337 25.404 2.511 23.461 4.656 28.180 689 620 472 450 20.980 1.785 2007 10.147 26.785 2007 4.391 3.903 4.172 662 389 365 254 26.368 885 89 318 310 312 23.718 2009 3.052 4.093 806 630 490 437 19.043 102 207 222 367 25.086 1.104 23.367 1.069 906 605 625 421 21.033 2.346 Source: Fertecon.657 3.909 5.851 1.747 1.053 556 315 253 198 247 12.543 5.211 799 940 856 617 494 404 18.016 3.182 1.814 12.440 635 815 901 768 499 287 20.514 3.120 2006 4.946 3.392 3.Fertilizer Statistics Global Nutrient Trade Data: Imports and Exports (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of potassium) Potash Total Exports Rank 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Total Total Exports Canada Russia Belarus Germany Israel Jordan Chile United States Spain Belgium Top Ten World 2010 9.159 1.606 5.928 26.

734 1.789 0.713 -2.946 6.344 1.196 2.398 2.175 -11.78% 35.682 5.42% 2009/ 2010 102.846 29.505 7.855 3.28% 28.191 8.17% 23.Fertilizer Statistics Global NPK Consumption (Does not include industrial use) (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) 2011/ 2012 N Growth P Growth K Growth 105216 0.305 -1.14% 37.47% 27.83% 34.11% 35.921 -1.95% 33.98% 36.12% 23.05% 27.812 -1.62% 2004/ 2005 90.095 0.070 -3.52% Growth in Global Fertilizer Consumption 120.22% 38.22% 2008/ 2009 99.148 11.67% 2010/ 2011 104.91% 2005/ 2006 93.059 3.90% 38.000 80.035 3. 82 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .88% 33.08% 27.635 -22.38% 2001/ 2002 82.000 00 N P Nutrient Type 2000/2001 2011/2012 K Source: IFA Medium-Term Outlook for World Agriculture and Fertilizer Demand 2010/11-2015/16.374 1.83% 22.32% 37.155 5.62% 22.000 Millions of nutrient tonnes 100.75% 2002/ 2003 86.35% 32.81% 41425 6.56% 2006/ 2007 96.896 4.136 3.203 -19.449 -1.000 60.854 4.000 40.143 18.76% 2003/ 2004 87.44% 2000/ 2001 82.503 3.654 5.43% 22.86% 26.62% 28.15% 38.000 20.591 1.428 3.70% 2007/ 2008 101.

159 4.123 5.746 Fertilizer Demand 4. Asia=87. Africa=90.544 134.507 5.665 134. W.390 6.586 3.586 Non Fertilizer Use 4.097 16.813 1.696 4.349 2.544 Non Fertilizer Use 4.122 47.705 3.082 16.234 11.911 3171 3. S.826 31. 2011 Global Urea Supply/Demand Balance (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Region (1) Capability 6.990 520 155.161 13.241.434 1. C.527 4.152 6.623 12.402 3.902 8.385 54. IFA Global Fertilizers and Raw Materials Supply and Supply/Demand Balances 2011-2015.421 50.712 West Europe Central Europe East Europe and Central Asia North America Latin America Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) (2) See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classifications.274 West Europe Central Europe East Europe and Central Asia North America Latin America Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) Source: See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classifications.694 6.216 Total (2) Demand 12.857 1.085 513 39.114 490 184.243 5.339 256 18.278 11.400 30. World=2. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 83 .872 4.923 18. W.029 8.272 5.813 82.028 6.978 1. Europe=86.391 5.126 2.720 1.396 21.992 2.198 Production Capability 9. Includes Distribution loss.077 Production Capacity 5.196 1.940 15.926 64.Fertilizer Statistics 2011 Global Nitrogenous Fertilizer Supply/Demand Balance (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Region (1) Capacity 10.823 3.317 737 893 2.688 163.314 40.130 771 23.093 39. Oceania=53.697 10.368 105. Asia=276.446 726 1. Europe=313. Asia=144.192 130.528 Total Demand 9.255 Fertilizer Demand 8.485 15.394 12.064 2.050 964 187 4580 489 8.609 18. Europe and C.617 3.312 9.270 64.981 13. E.010 21.921 153. N. America=440.459 12.803 6. Asia=547. LAM=205. E.517 14.874 63.558 22.056 8.952 9.729 3.286 444 462 560 9.683 13.032 1.976 18.564 4.

932 West Europe Central Europe East Europe and Central Asia North America Latin America Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) (2) See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classifications. Asia=21. S. Africa=27.653 797 1.589 8.472 690 34.064 1.680 23 5642 Fertilizer Demand 1.471 635 1.514 15. W.500 1. Asia=8.291 Total (2) Demand 2. Asia=258.734 Production Capability 4.571 481 42. Asia=118.052 7. Asia=167.740 4. Europe=12.797 5. Asia=29.083 5.153 3. C. Includes Distribution loss W.532 280 28.020 3.963 1. 2011 Global Potash Supply/Demand Balance (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of potash) Region (1) Capacity 5.Fertilizer Statistics 2011 Global Phosphoric Acid Supply/Demand Balance (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year of phosphate) Region (1) Capacity 555 1.249 0 39.194 West Europe Central Europe East Europe and Central Asia North America Latin America Africa West Asia South Asia East Asia Oceania World (1) (2) Source: See Constants and Conversions for IFA Regional Classifications.699 1. S.850 0 4. IFA Global Fertilizers and Raw Materials Supply and Supply/Demand Balances 2011-2015. N.468 8.163 727 40.025 0 2.662 286 32.065 10.022 4. Europe=48.092 Non Fertilizer Use 821 40 262 943 924 462 377 110 1. LAM=107.868 2.569 8.208 17. E. America=114. Oceania=14. E.242 16.371 5.686 0 3.483 1. LAM=108.681 600 51. World=917.595 Fertilizer Demand 2.990 9. Asia=410.651 0 11.926 5.682 Total (2) Demand 2.293 501 4.861 2. Europe=23.756 2. C.731 14. E. Asia=40. Europe and C.291 4. Oceania=6. World=799.020 0 3. Africa=11. E.506 13. Includes Distribution loss W. Europe and C. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 84 . America=116.206 749 11.819 0 3.932 3.451 909 1.395 Production Capability 481 511 3.229 11.836 Non Fertilizer Use 370 25 40 925 50 65 80 15 1.885 5. N. Europe=77.590 0 12.398 1.450 577 406 4.963 8. W.602 582 800 4.532 0 43.

Fertilizer Statistics International Fertilizer Prices .Historical 1200 1000 800 US$/tonne 600 400 200 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 (Jan-May) Ammonia. Black Sea fob DAP. Tampa fob Granular Urea. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 85 . Johnson and Associates Inc. West Asia (WAS) fob Potash. Vancouver fob (e) (1) Source: estimated 1996-2011 Arab Gulf prices an average of granular and prill.. The Sheet May 2011. Blue.

00 1. 86 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .00 250 200 Fertilizer Consumption (million tonnes of N+P+K) 150 100 50 0 1960 China India 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 (p) Developing Countries (excl.00 2.00 Population (billions) 5. Global Fertilizer Consumption 8.00 0. China and India) Developed Countries/Regions Global Fertilizer Consumption (p) Source: projected IFA Medium-Term Outlook for World Agriculture and Fertilizer Demand 2010/11-2015/2016 and World Bank.00 3.00 4.00 7.00 6.Fertilizer Statistics Global Population vs.

921 4.206 11.147 4. Fertilizer Consumption 2010/11-2015/16.652 4.476 20.795 19.770 4.276 20.664 4.096 21.048 4.942 4.286 4.720 3.162 10. May 2011.068 10.296 11.491 4. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 87 .102 4.631 4.311 20.039 19.412 18.335 10.014 4.537 4.760 19.209 4.166 20.779 4.710 (e) (p) Source: estimated projected The Fertilizer Institute.470 10.187 4.189 11.892 4.862 3.794 11.970 10.851 4.853 4.353 19.587 18.631 11.913 3.970 10.811 3.536 4.641 20.695 5.870 16.023 18.908 11.377 3.239 10.297 20.819 10.Fertilizer Statistics Total Consumption of Fertilizers .192 11.574 4.510 4.614 18.200 3.895 10. Country Reports.464 11.170 11.082 3.384 10.082 2.396 11.720 20.494 4.351 19.809 4.657 4.024 3.227 4.826 3.204 19.469 4.774 19.784 18.North America (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total United States 2011(p) 2010(e) 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990 11.184 4.612 19.008 4.221 3.064 4. US Nutrient Consumption 1960-2006.107 4. IFA.519 4.926 11.

634 2.346 2.592 2.406 1.670 1.650 1.540 1.Fertilizer Statistics Total Consumption of Fertilizers .375 2. May 2011.659 1.619 1.155 2.689 2.394 1.799 2.335 2.567 2.248 2.995 1. IFA.148 654 630 580 502 650 566 610 676 656 630 632 668 664 717 703 658 628 641 616 592 578 345 269 195 354 334 240 331 350 336 324 316 339 361 358 322 333 310 328 327 310 338 2.253 1.915 1.305 1.994 2.728 2.817 1.634 2.685 2.642 1.386 2.771 2.064 (e) estimated Source: The Fertilizer Institute.448 1.North America (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total Canada 2010/11(e) 2009/10 2008/09 2007/08 2006/07 2005/06 2004/05 2003/04 2002/03 2001/02 2000/01 1999/00 1998/99 1997/98 1996/97 1995/96 1994/95 1993/94 1992/93 1991/92 1990/91 1.576 1.900 1.653 1. 88 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .526 2. Fertilizer Consumption 2010/11-2015/16.695 2.578 1.682 1.510 2.556 1.644 2. US Nutrient Consumption 1960-2006. Country Reports.

153 2.058 1.288 317 493 463 442 337 452 502 543 527 488 486 518 516 553 550 509 71 99 78 163 150 68 159 157 151 126 124 133 137 126 109 108 1.047 1.251 1.399 1.Fertilizer Statistics Total Consumption of Fertilizers and Plant Nutrients .426 1.280 1.320 1.396 1.018 1.050 2.Canada (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total Western Canada 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996 (1) 1.420 2.033 2.513 1.054 2.259 1. Data prior to 2006 was collected by Canadian Fertilizer Institute.920 2.205 2.911 2.340 1.771 1.354 1.600 1. 2008/2009 and 2009/2010 data are derived from fertilizer shipments to Canadian agriculture markets report.939 1.Fertilizer Shipments Survey 2010.561 1. Different coverage and reporting methods of the data will affect the comparability of the data.301 1.973 2.894 1.350 1. Statistics Canada .032 1. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 89 .905 Eastern Canada 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996 (1) 209 340 344 315 477 289 134 310 303 276 276 286 299 299 271 288 136 137 114 60 118 113 108 133 129 142 146 149 148 164 154 149 139 171 108 191 256 137 173 192 184 198 192 206 222 232 213 225 484 648 566 566 851 539 415 635 616 616 614 641 669 695 638 662 (1) Source: 2007/2008.

000 5.000 10.000 20.000 1.500 1.000 500 0 1972 1974 1976 1978 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 Nitrogen Phosphate Potash Source: AAPFCO.United States 25.000 ('000 metric tonnes) 15.000 0 1966 1968 1970 1972 1974 1976 1978 1980 1982 1984 1986 1988 1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 Nitrogen Phosphate Potash Fertilizer Consumption . The Fertilizer Institute.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption . The Fertilizer Institute (TFI).000 2.500 ('000 metric tonnes) 2. June 2010.Canada 3. IFA 90 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . June 2011.

135 3.229 1.223 1.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption in Argentina.203 991 1.273 1. Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2010 (Update 3).820 3.819 Argentina 2011(p) 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 508 346 557 443 503 680 578 609 650 600 461 457 686 743 469 508 45 45 25 20 37 46 48 40 1.773 4.659 3. DAP. Fertecon.196 3.823 7.157 Chile 2011(p) 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 265 199 175 172 157 168 117 139 169 165 130 130 152 143 140 162 100 95 90 89 110 95 86 78 534 459 395 391 419 406 343 379 (p) Source: projected CRU.467 8.043 920 1. CRU.550 2. Potash Outlook. Phosphoric Acid.149 3.689 4. May 2007.469 1.426 3.700 3.911 8.150 3.460 3. DAP.175 3.141 1. Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2008 (Update 2).900 2.929 7.107 7. March 2008. November 2010.221 1. CRU.882 7.118 9.149 2. CRU.226 1.273 1. Phosphoric Acid. March 2011. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 91 .805 3. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook. June 2011. Brazil and Chile (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Primary Nutrient Consumption N P2O5 K20 Total Brazil 2011(p) 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 1.233 1. MAP and TSP Ten Year Forecast to 2015 (Update 2).095 8.095 1.

141 1.306 2. Potash Outlook.114 2.439 1.830 1.275 1.637 2.018 3.669 2.203 2.240 3.465 2.536 Belgium/Luxembourg 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Source: CRU.405 1.262 450 304 296 631 583 594 683 810 784 550 414 390 794 731 735 900 932 960 2.427 1.450 2.998 3.006 Netherlands 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.400 1.292 1.519 1.182 2.420 1.019 886 40 33 23 47 42 42 43 42 46 68 60 68 76 77 78 79 80 80 1.159 2.048 2.734 2.194 2.601 1.701 1.876 2.348 1.524 1.572 1.224 1.414 1.104 1. March 2011.678 3.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption in Europe .874 France 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.405 1.308 1.528 1.034 3. Fertecon. 1.205 2.878 1.411 1.514 1.870 1.329 2. DAP.586 2.205 1.243 2. Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2009/20010 (Update 2).692 1.012 92 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .Top Five Countries (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) *Includes West and Central Europe Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total Germany 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2.551 1. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2010 (Update 3).020 1.444 1. CRU.778 1.850 2.191 1.284 1.870 Poland 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.887 2. Phosphoric Acid. November 2010.755 1.724 3.643 1.407 2.123 1.656 2.448 1.334 1.269 1.069 1.442 1.194 358 327 419 462 265 304 346 320 303 450 250 429 537 502 425 404 389 377 2.782 1. March 2011.362 1.775 2.004 250 185 174 317 247 274 356 344 391 400 363 179 511 443 426 480 486 475 3.019 2.191 1.858 3.845 2.407 32 35 37 45 51 102 42 53 54 60 55 40 78 78 77 77 76 75 1.540 1.355 1.903 3.396 1.

MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2010 (Update 3).750 5.541 1.257 3. March 2011.329 42.650 3.557 10. CRU.561 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 93 .420 2.521 4.190 3.637 57.310 2.500 4.411 3.374 6.260 1. Potash Outlook.612 20.791 15. DAP.041 390 403 350 486 381 416 411 422 181 330 300 343 347 358 360 347 336 339 1.335 2.990 Indonesia 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 3.400 4.876 2.182 500 450 349 541 566 673 304 266 207 1.190 1.708 11.800 5.812 42.507 2.265 11.224 36.606 16.556 16.771 2.183 1.489 11.944 9.237 3.575 3.100 6.061 1.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption in Asia .800 4.490 4.598 1.840 11.794 600 610 651 635 829 988 806 651 649 25 21 25 27 41 27 33 28 21 3.832 11.003 1.478 57.574 India 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 12.219 30.307 3.359 19.200 675 800 930 800 750 750 600 450 5.785 1.206 5.071 2.050 2.601 26.914 57.185 41.763 2.600 5.Top Five Countries (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total China 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 39.365 3.950 2. 1.341 41.205 2. March 2011.364 3.104 9. Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2009/2010 (Update 2).806 1.637 11.843 3.828 4.581 4.424 59.086 1.543 4.839 Pakistan 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2.413 2.821 3.464 Japan 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Source: CRU.858 12. Phosphoric Acid.952 5.102 14.264 987 1.636 2.786 4.093 2.219 3.035 1.870 11.515 5.602 4.164 21.131 3.631 2.434 11.258 8.500 4.900 3.277 1.027 1.828 1.416 19.432 3.313 2.170 7.588 10.709 23.700 4.365 9.177 10.606 2.072 27.416 3.932 1.677 48.967 40.893 1. Fertecon.528 2.560 39.678 9.004 2.144 58.583 24.989 1. November 2010.

870 1.068 2.139 2. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2009/2010 (Update 2).026 1.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption in Parts of the Pacific Rim (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total Australia 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.142 2. Fertecon.153 200 155 215 227 222 222 255 235 235 2.073 959 930 982 894 835 790 839 742 642 818 982 864 1. March 2011. 94 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK . Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2009/2010 (Update 2).227 New Zealand 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 103 115 107 111 125 108 121 124 107 329 276 260 383 430 430 507 481 457 105 90 98 123 135 140 163 157 163 537 481 465 617 690 678 791 762 727 Source: CRU. DAP.156 1.120 1. Potash Outlook.992 2.181 2. November 2010.299 2. CRU.062 1. March 2011.209 1. Phosphoric Acid.

068 1.119 3.381 1.382 1.419 1.272 1.535 1.436 1.381 1. November 2010.869 2.056 1.335 1.219 Oman 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.442 1. March 2011. DAP.638 1.267 209 194 229 244 220 245 238 144 153 41 35 44 52 46 41 40 46 48 3.568 1.713 1.121 843 670 654 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1.520 1.391 1. 1. Ammonia Ten Year Outlook 2009/2010 (Update 2).456 1.837 2.468 1.419 1.210 1.906 2.419 1.173 910 909 789 421 4 2 2 Qatar 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Source: CRU. Phosphoric Acid.896 1.976 2.135 2. MAP and TSP Ten Year Outlook 2010 (Update 3).Top Five Countries (‘000 metric nutrient tonnes per year) Year N Primary Nutrient Consumption P2O5 K20 Total Egypt 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2.121 843 671 654 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 95 .127 1.319 1.745 1.756 1.564 1.237 1.380 1.028 741 858 909 970 740 370 350 414 440 557 419 452 350 306 110 110 120 170 170 165 159 136 102 1.815 1.541 1.319 1.200 1.101 1.568 1.057 1.172 909 908 789 420 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1.914 1.686 2.419 1.391 1.290 1. CRU.468 Iran 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2.063 133 127 136 145 116 149 130 147 134 25 22 25 23 23 22 23 22 22 1.011 1.986 1.148 Saudi Arabia 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 1.959 2.674 1.959 1.734 1.282 1.Fertilizer Statistics Fertilizer Consumption in Africa and the Middle East .525 1. March 2011. Potash Outlook. Fertecon.

00 18. ACB refers to the weighted average price in the U. Gas prices are unhedged spot delivered to an ammonia plant located close to New Orleans.00 0. Louisiana (YTD Avg).60 2. year average refers to calendar year.00 2.Fertilizer Statistics Historical Nitrogen Fertilizer and Gas Prices .00 2.20 6.00 14.S. Louisiana. New Orleans.00 4.13 200 0 4.00 12.North America Nitrogen Fertilizer Products 1200 Ammonia/Urea Price (US$/metric tonnes) 1000 800 600 8. Canada dIv Urea Gran NOLA fob Ammonia ACB fob Urea Gran W.12 2. Blue.89 4.62 7.03 Natural Gas Price (US$ mmBtu delivered) 10.00 6. The Sheet May 2011. Canada dIv • • • • Source: Fertilizer prices are all spot weighted averages before any discounts. Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK 96 .14 400 3. Johnson and Associates Inc.26 3.87 20.00 4.29 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 (Jan-May) Nymex Price Ammonia W. NOLA = refers to a FOB price (loaded on barge) at the U.00 9. corn belt.36 6. Gulf port.63 2.S.41 4..22 5.00 8.00 16.

Fertilizer Statistics Historical P & K Fertilizer . ACB refers to the weighted average price in the U..S.000 900 800 US$/metric tonne 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 (Jan-May) DAP PNW dIv DAP CFL fob KCL ACB fob • • • Source: Fertilizer prices are all spot weighted averages before any discounts. Blue. year average refers to calendar year. Johnson and Associates Inc. The Sheet May 2011. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 97 .North America Phosphate and Potash Fertilizer Prices 1. CFL refers to Central Florida. corn belt.

Ethanol represents the second largest and fastest growing market for domestically produced corn. United States Biodiesel Facts      Approximately 18 percent of all soybean oil produced in the United States is projected to be used as biodiesel in 2011/2012.5 5.8 gallons of ethanol.2 13.10% 37.0 3. another 6 are currently under construction or are undergoing an expansion. and natural gas prices for costs.6 2004/ 2005 3. An acre of palm oil can produce about 8-9 times more biodiesel than an acre of soybeans. Doane’s.30% 12.0 2006/ 2007 4.17% 34. An acre of soybeans can produce about 63 gallons of biodiesel.40% 11.90% 23. there were 209 ethanol plants operating in the United States. 98 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .7 2007/ 2008 8.6 4. FAPRI Agricultural Outlook. An acre of canola can produced about 80 gallons.40% 2011/12 37% Feed Use 13% Exports 39% Ethanol 11% Food and Seed     One bushel of corn yields approximately 2. (e) (p) Source: estimated projected USDA WASDE Report.35 pounds of soyoil to make a gallon of biodiesel.5 1.9 2. As of September 2011.4 1.00% 14.8 1.1 Corn Use for Ethanol (billion bu) United States corn use for ethanol as a percentage of total use 38.6 2008/ 2009 10.80% 19.0 2009/ 2010 10. Renewable Fuels Association.9 5. It takes 7.1 2005/ 2006 4. The key variables in determining ethanol plant profitability include ethanol and dried distillers grains and solubles (DDGS) prices for revenue corn.3 3. One bushel of soybean yields approximately 11.90% 30.5 pounds of soyoil.3 2003/ 2004 3.United States Ethanol Facts 2011 2012(p) United States Ethanol Production (billion gallons) 2010/ 2011(e) 11. coming after livestock feed. Market Research Analyst.

Constants and Conversions 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 99 .

Fertilizer Production Process Nitrogen Fertilizer Phosphate Fertilizer 100 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .

Fertilizer Production Process Potassium Fertilizer Underground Sources    Usually deep deposits .first step is to mine the ore and get it to the surface Manufacturing process (remove unwanted minerals) . 0-0-60 to 62 (accounts for 90% of potash sales in North America) Potassium Sulphate (K2SO4) or sulfate of potash. 23% K2O Common Potassium Fertilizers     Potassium Chloride (KCl) muriate of potash (MOP). 0-0-50-18S Sulphate of Potash-Magnesia (K2SO4 . de-sliming and froth flotation Sizing and granulation . 20-40% K2O (Saskatchewan mines) Sylvite is extracted from Sylvinite and is composed of primarily KCl. 63% K2O Langebeinite is composed primarily of K2SO4 and MgSO4.clays. MgCl2.2MgSO4) or K-Mag. NaCl.made into final product Potassium Rock Sources    Sylvinite is composed of a mixture of KCl and NaCl crystals. 0-0-22-22S-11 Mg Potassium Nitrate (KNO3) 13-0-44 often used in foliar sprays 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 101 .

76 tonnes pyrites (48% S) or  0.436 tonnes of total ammonia  0.386 tonnes of 34-0-0 0.29 tonnes ammonia Ammonium Nitrate (34% N) The production of 1 tonne of 34% N ammonium nitrate requires:  0.354 tonnes of 46-0-0 Sulphuric Acid (H2SO4) The production of 1 tonne of 100% H2SO4 requires:  0.21 tonnes ammonia  0.58 tonnes of ammonia  0.38 mmBtu natural gas or  0.443 tonnes of 34-0-0 0.78 tonnes of 100% HNO3 (0.76 tonnes of carbon dioxide UAN The production of 1 tonne of UAN requires:  28-0-0 Solution 0.12.310 tonnes of 46-0-0  32-0-0 Solution 0.000 .33 tonnes sulphur 102 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .9 tonnes naphtha or  1.90 tonnes coal or  8.05 tonnes fuel oil or  1.000 kWh (electrolysis) Nitric Acid (HNO3) The production of 1 tonne of 100% HN03 requires:  0.226 tonne of ammonia) Urea The production of 1 tonne of urea requires:  0.Raw Material Requirements Ammonia (NH3) The production of 1 tonne of ammonia requires:  32 .

475 tonnes of sulphur  1.000 kWh electricity Superphosphate The production of 1 tonne of 20% P2O5 single superphosphate requires: (1)  0.8 tonnes 100% H2SO4 or  2.219 tonnes of ammonia (1)  1.75 tonnes sulphuric acid Phosphoric Acid (H3PO4) (Wet Process) The production of 1 tonne of 100% P2O5 as H3PO4 requires: (1)  3. 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 103 .470 tonne P2O5) (1) 63% BPL = 29% P2O5.3 tonnes of silica  0.35 tonnes of 40% P2O5 phosphoric acid (0.15.3 tonnes 100% HCI Phosphoric Acid (Thermal Process) The production of 1 tonne of 100% P2O5 requires: (1)  3.60 tonnes of coke  13.71 tonnes of phosphate rock 63% BPL  0.000 .145 tonnes of ammonia (1)  1.43 tonnes of phosphate rock 63% BPL(1)  0.6 tonnes phosphate rock 63% BPL  2.427 tonnes of sulphur  1.72 tonnes of phosphate rock at 63% BPL  0.Raw Material Requirements Ammonium Sulphate The production of 1 tonne of ammonium sulphate requires:  0.85 tonnes of 40% P2O5 phosphoric acid (0.175 tonnes of phosphoric acid (0.91 tonnes of phosphate rock at 63% BPL  0.34 tonne P2O5) Monoammonium Phosphate The production of 1 tonne of monoammonium phosphate (11-52-0) requires:  0.26 tonnes ammonia  0.37 tonnes of 100% H2SO4 Triple Superphosphate The production of 1 tonne of 46% P2O5 triple superphosphate requires:  0.54 tonne P2O5) Diammonium Phosphate The production of 1 tonne of diammonium phosphate (18-46-0) requires:  0.9 tonnes of phosphate rock 63% BPL  1.

2MgSO4 K2S4.H2O K2SO4.MgSO4.Al2(SO4)34Al(OH)3 Phosphate Rock Tricalcium phosphate Fluorapatite Carbonate apatite Hydroxyapatite Ca3(PO4)2 Ca10(PO4)6F2 Ca10(PO4)6CO3 Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2 104 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .6H20 KCl.Fertilizer Minerals Sulphur Minerals Iron pyrites Pyrrhotite Gypsum Anhydrite FeS2 Fe6S7 CaSO4.2H2O CaSO4 %S 40-53 40 19 24 %K2O 63 35 17 19 23 16 11 % P205 46 42 41 42 Potash Minerals/Ores Sylvite Sylvinite Carnallite Kainite Langbeinite Polyhalite Alunite KCl KCl.3H2O K2SO4.NaCl KCl.2CaSO4.MgCl2.MgSO4.

5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 % PO 2 5 % KO 2 Calcium ammonium nitrate Calcium nitrate Dicalcium phosphate – anhydrous Dicalcium phosphate – dihydrate Single superphosphate Triple superphosphate Deflourinated phosphate Fused magnesium phosphate Phosphoric acid 100% Phosphoric acid merchant grade Superphosphoric acid Muriate of potash Potassium sulphate Potassium nitrate Potassium magnesium sulphate 0 0 0 0 20 0 34 52 51 46 0 0 0 0 0 17 20 29 0 0 52.9 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 105 .Product Analysis %N Ammonia.2 13 16 46 28-32 34 33 29 20.5-28 11. aqua Ammonium chloride Ammonium nitrate Ammonium phosphate sulphate Ammonium sulphate Ammonium polyphosphate solution Monoammonium phosphate Diammonium phosphate Nitric acid (100%) Nitric acid (60%) Sodium nitrate Urea Urea ammonium nitrate solutions Urea ammonium phosphate 82 20.5-28 25-26 34.5 16 21 10 11 12 18 22.2 41.3 16-22 44-48 37 19-20 74.9-15. anhydrous Ammonia.2 54 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 50-54 44 21.

033 42 2. short Ton. feet Pounds/sq.201 4. long Ton.560 14. mile Sq. US Cubic meter Gallons.5830 x 10 11 (°F – 32) x 0. Ton.205 x 10 9. long/sq.29 x 10-6 10.00 2. yards Hectares Sq.4805 28.4460 907.696 1. inch Ton. meter Kilograms/sq.7853 17. tons/acre Kilograms Pounds Tonnes/hectare Tons.1023 1. Imperial Gallon.9144 -3 Hectares Sq.025 1. Imperial Gallons. mile Ton.308 220 265 6. foot Sq.8317 x 10-2 6. meter Sq.575 2.05 2.000 2. kilometers Kilograms Pounds Tonnes Tons. metric Ton. tons/acre S.3982 0.102 0. centimeter Gallons.3170 0. short/acre Ton. kilometers Sq.6 0. metric/hectare Ton.764 1. US Liters Liters Parts/million Pounds Hectares Sq.8) + 32 0.4048 4.050 40. tons L.5461 3.048 x 10-3 43. mm Pounds L. short Ton. long/sq. long/acre Ton.120 2.511 1. long Ton. Brit Shipping Ton.0 0.90719 1. long Ton.12 2. ft.0161 1.2291 7.19 2. short Tonnes/hectare Kilograms/sq. tons S.204. metric Ton.556 (°C x 1. US Shipping Cubic Feet Meters 106 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .0937 x 10-4 1. inch Kilograms/sq. metric/hectare Ton.289 3. feet Sq. Imperial Gallons. US Shipping Cubic yards Gallons. Imperial Gallon.240 1. meter Sq.590 1016. US Barrels (oil) mmBtu Degree Centigrade Degree Fahrenheit Dollars/short ton Dollars/metric ton Gallons. long Ton. US Grain/gallon Grain Sq.9842 1.242 1. metric Ton. US Liters Tons. US Shipping Yard = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 0.General Conversion Factors 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Acre Acre Acre Atmosphere Atmosphere Barrel (oil) Cubic foot Cubic foot Cubic foot Cubic foot Cubic foot Cubic meter Cubic meter Cubic meter Cubic meter Cubic meter Degree Fahrenheit Degree Centigrade Dollar/metric ton Dollar/short ton Gallon.196 259.

033 3.248 4.186 0.34 2.4 3.055 0.9649 0.4 Btu/cf 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 107 . Million Btu Million Btu GJ Million Btu/tonne Million Btu/short ton Million Btu/long ton Calorie Horsepower hr Million kcal/tonne Million kcal/tonne KWh KWh KWh KWh KWh kWh/tonne kWh/short ton mcm = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 0.Energy Conversion Factors 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Btu Btu Btu/cu. ft.252 2.90719 0.036.411 859.59 kcal KWh kcal/m3 GJ Mcf Mcf Million Btu/short ton Million kcal/tonne Million kcal/tonne Joules KWh Million Btu/l.931 x 10-4 8.601 3.2777 0.9145 0.746 4.90 1.6 1.1023 36.90719 1. ton MBtu kcal Horsepower hrs lb HP steam (42 atm) lb HP steam (3 atm) kWh/short ton kWh/tonne mmBtu at heat of 1. ton Million Btu/s.0 0.

4577 0.61 1. States Phosphate Rock 108 Agrium 2011-2012 FACT BOOK .S.Other Constants and Conversions Factors Calorific Values Natural gas LNG LPG Naphtha Fuel oil Coal Methanol Hydrogen 900-1.6 68-70% BPL 62-66% BPL 80% BPL 70% BPL Kapuskasing Phosphate Rock Western U.185 0.100 Btu/ft 49-53 mmBtu/tonne 46 mmBtu/tonne 44 mmBtu/tonne 40 mmBtu/tonne 20-30 mmBtu/tonne 21 mmBtu/tonne 113 mmBtu/tonne 3 Nutrient Factors To Convert P2O5 BPL KCl K2O (K) Florida Rock: Polk County Mardee County To BPL P2O7 K2O KCl = = = = Multiply By 2.

025401 tonne 36.022680 tonne 45.092 bu (50 lb) 1 bu = 0. New Zealand) Barley (United States.092 bu (60 lb) 39. New Zealand) Oats (Australia. United Kingdom.894 bu (32 lb) 0.022680 tonne 0.018144 tonne 64.744 bu (60 lb) 0.021772 tonne 44.368 bu (56 lb) 0.027216 tonne 39. Canada.991 bu (45 lb) 0.027216 tonne 52. New Zealand) Oats (Canada) Oats (United States) Potatoes (United States.019501 tonne 48.368 bu (56 lb) 0. Australia. Canada) Rice.014515 tonne 36.025401 tonne 55.368 bu (56 lb) 0.490 bu (42 lb) 0.931 bu (48 lb) 0.842 bu (34 lb) 0. Canada.744 bu (60 lb) 0. Australia) Corn (Maize) (United States. Canada) Canola/Rapeseed Flaxseed (United States.744 bu (60 lb) 0.116 bu (40 lb) 0.025401 tonne 39.744 bu (60 lb) 0.020412 tonne 36.027216 tonne 2011-2012 FACT BOOK Agrium 109 .027216 tonne 36.Other Constants and Conversions Factors Crop Weight Conversions 1 tonne = Barley (Australia.015422 tonne 68. New Zealand) Soya beans (United States) Wheat (generally applicable) 44. paddy (Australia) Rice. paddy (United States) Rye (Australia) Rye (United States. Canada.

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