Merger of Agrium and Potash will create Nutrien

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The logo for the new company formed when the pending merger of Agrium Inc. and Potash Corp. closes in the third quarter.

When the merger of crop-nutrient producers Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE: POT) closes, the new company will be named Nutrien, the companies announced recently.

Agrium, based in Calgary, Alberta, has operations worldwide, including Loveland, Greeley and Denver.

The regulatory review and approval process for the merger transaction continues, and the parties expect closure of the transaction to take place in the third quarter of 2017.