12/03/13 Carmen Trottier promoted Terminal Manager at Hamilton
11/26/13 Agrico restructures sales force in Western Canada
11/22/13 Western Canada Sales Manager Rick Rempel set to retire
11/14/13 Agrico and Stoller Enterprises announce distribution partnership
09/06/13 Wayne Donaldson promoted to Regional Wholesale Manager
06/25/13 New Account Manager hired in Western Canada
04/05/13 Agrico announces Oak Bluff Terminal expansion
03/05/13 New Environmental Advisor Hired


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Carmen Trottier promoted to Terminal Manager at Hamilton
Mississauga, Ontario, December 3, 2013 - Agrico are pleased to announce that
Carmen Trottier has accepted the position of Terminal Manager at our Hamilton Terminal effective November 26, 2013. She will report directly to Supply and Distribution Manager Scott Furtney. Carmen has been with Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée for 11 years, serving as the Hamilton Office Manager and most recently as the Assistant Terminal Manager. We congratulate Carmen on her promotion and wish her well in her new role!

Agrico restructures sales force in Western Canada
Mississauga, Ontario, November 26, 2013 - Agrico is proud to make the following announcements with regards to our sales force in Western Canada:

Greg Pauls has been promoted to the newly created position of Wholesale Manager for Manitoba and United States, and will report to Director of Operations Murray Martin effective January 1, 2014. Greg has been our Account Manager for Western Manitoba and Southern Saskatchewan since July 1, 2013. Greg has been successful in growing sales in his territory through expansion of our customer base and current distribution. We are confident that his experience, enthusiasm, dedication and work ethic will foster continued growth. His retail crop input management experience will also bode well in his new role.

Shilow Grywacheski has accepted the position of Account Manager for Western Saskatchewan and Southern Alberta effective December 4, 2013. Shilow graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. While at university, she was a summer student for Bayer. Recently, she has worked and developed business for a crop input dealer. Shilow lives in Dodsland, Saskatchewan, and will be based out of her home office. She will report to Wayne Donaldson, who was recently promoted to Wholesale Manager for Saskatchewan/Alberta (see September 6, 2013 news release). Welcome aboard Shilow!

Congratulations to Greg, Shilow and Wayne on their appointments and new roles within the Agrico team! With this new alignment, Agrico is well positioned to meet the current and future needs of our Western Canadian dealer customers.

Western Canada Sales Manager Rick Rempel set to retire
Mississauga, Ontario, November 22, 2013 - It is with mixed emotions that we announce
Rick Rempel's decision to retire effective February 28, 2014, after 34 productive years with Agrico. Rick has been a fixture for decades as our Wholesale Sales Manager in Western Canada, and while we are happy that he is set to enjoy some well-deserved rest and relaxation, he leaves some big shoes to fill.

Rick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture in 1976. After graduating from the University of Manitoba, he joined Elanco, working from various offices across Canada. On March 1, 1980 Rick joined Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée as our Account Manager for Manitoba. Shortly thereafter, he was promoted to Sales Manager.

Rick has been instrumental in growing our business from a modest few railcars to a record sales volume achieved in 2013. He also helped develop our Crop Care dealer business, terminal locations, supplier base and has significantly contributed to making Agrico a well known name in the Western Canada crop input business.

Everyone knows Rick as an honest, direct, loyal, hardworking, supportive, creative and aggressive individual. His care for the company and customers is unwavering. Away from the office, Rick and his wife Shirley have raised 3 super children: Shannon, Blake and Brenda. He also a grandson, Cole, living approximately 80 steps away! While Rick has contributed greatly to the success of Agrico, he has also found time to referee speed skating, play a little bit of golf (pretty good), curl, fish, build cabins at the lake, and represent Agrico on boards of several different organizations over the years.

Everyone at Agrico wishes Rick and Shirley all the best in the exciting next chapter of their life journey. Your friends will miss you Rick, but will never be too far away! We are also happy to report that he has agreed to help Agrico on occasion for special projects.

Agrico and Stoller Enterprises announce distribution partnership
Mississauga, Ontario, November 14, 2013 - Agrico Canada is excited to announce a partnership with Stoller Enterprises Ltd. for distribution of their product line in Canada. Stoller enterprises has been providing North American Farmers with superior micronutrient technology since 1970 and is now spearheading research and development in the exciting new area of Crop Health Therapy. We look forward to working with Stoller on distributing their new and exciting product line and working with agri-retails to help add value to their business and that of their grower customers.

Please see the following from Stoller:

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Stoller Enterprises Ltd. is pleased to announce a partnership with Agrico Canada regarding the distribution of Stoller products in Canada. Agrico Canada is an original and leading fertilizer company, dedicated to progressive agriculture, a fact which makes this partnering extremely promising and exciting for Stoller Enterprises. Agrico has a strong presence in Eastern & Western Canada with extensive growth in recent years, allowing more efficient distribution of and access to Stoller products to the independent retail sector. Stoller is constantly pursuing new and innovative ways to improve the health, profitability & quality of all crops; this partnership increases the ease with which Stoller products enter the Canadian Agricultural marketplace.

We take great pleasure in welcoming Agrico Canada as a distributor for Stoller products and are delighted to offer their expertise in this and many other areas. We look forward to working closely alongside Agrico Canada as we enter the 2014 growing season and many to follow.

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For more information, please contact:

Murray Martin (905) 672-5700 mmartin@agricocanada.com
Geoff Bedard (306) 528 7309 gbedard@stollerenterprises.ca
Rick Rempel (204) 895 9685 rrempel@agricocanada.com

Wayne Donaldson promoted to Regional Wholesale Manager
Mississauga, Ontario, September 6, 2013 - Agrico is proud to announce that
Wayne Donaldson has accepted a new position within Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée as the Wholesale Manager for Saskatchewan/Alberta effective September 6, 2013.

Wayne joined Agrico in 2008 as an Account Manager, serving the Saskatchewan/Alberta market. Since that time, he has played a key role in our growth, both in terms of volume and market share; growth that necessitates the creation of this new position.

We are pleased that Wayne has accepted the promotion and we know that his experience, education, knowledge and enthusiasm will ensure continued growth and success.

Wayne will continue to be based out of Saskatoon.

Congratulations Wayne!

New Account Manager hired in Western Canada
Oak Bluff, Manitoba, June 25, 2013 - Agrico Canada Ltd/Ltée is very pleased to announce that Greg Pauls is joining the company as a new Account Manager for Western Canada (Manitoba/Saskatchewan) effective July 2, 2013. Greg and his young family reside south of Winnipeg where he has spent the past 12 years working with Terraflex/ Paterson; most recently as the Retail Location Manager for the Niverville location.

Greg holds a diploma in Agriculture from University of Manitoba and he is passionate about the agriculture industry. In addition, Greg has extensive experience in sales and marketing which, combined with his knowledge and expertise in the crop input business, will be valuable assets for Agrico and our customers.

Please join us in welcoming Greg to the Agrico team!

Rick Rempel
Western Canada Sales Manager
Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée
Oak Bluff, MB
Phone: 204-895-9685

Agrico announces Oak Bluff Terminal expansion
Mississauga, Ontario, April 5, 2013 - Agrico Canada Ltd/Ltée is proud to announce an impending expansion of our dry fertilizer terminal in Oak Bluff, MB. The project consists of:

  • A new 10,000 MT dome (150’ diameter with 13’ high concrete walls)
  • New 300 MT/hour receiving system
  • New loader and improved shipping capacity
  • Expansion of the rail siding to complement 30 railcars
  • Excavation and construction will commence shortly this spring as soon as the frost is out of the ground. The targeted completion date is Fall 2013.

    This is the first phase of a larger on-going initiative to tailor storage capacity, terminal distribution and logistics to support recent and future growth of our retail dealers and their farm customers in Western Canada.

    For more information, please contact:

    Rick Rempel
    Western Canada Sales Manager
    Agrico Canada Limited/Limitée
    Oak Bluff, MB
    Phone: 204-895-9685

    New Environmental Advisor Hired
    Mississauga, Ontario, March 5, 2013 - Agrico Canada Ltd/Ltée and La Coop fédérée (LCF) are pleased to announce the appointment of Katherine Ness as Environmental Advisor for Ontario and Western Canada. In this role, Katherine will work with all Agrico facilities to ensure environmental compliance and oversee training, as well as offering environmental services to the Crop Care Dealer Network.

    Katherine brings a wealth of experience to the position; namely, as a project manager for different consulting firms over the last 10+ years, most recently in the Toronto area. She will work out of Agrico's head office in Mississauga, and will report to Eric Morissette, Environmental Service Manager for La Coop fédérée in Montréal, Québec.

    Agrico and LCF strongly believe in promoting and implementing responsible and efficient environmental stewardship. Katherine's experience, expertise and enthusiasm are major assets that are in alignment with these values.

    Welcome aboard Katherine!

    For more information, contact:

    Eric Morissette
    Environmental Service Manager
    La Coop fédérée
    Phone: 514-384-6450 x 3311

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