Source: Reuters

Although Agrium Inc did not seal the deal to acquire U.S. rival CF Industries, it plans to look for other acquisition opportunities to expand its North American retail business, said Michael Wilson, Agrium CEO.

"We have a mapping of North America, and we just look at where we are not and we look at going there," Wilson said at the Reuters Food and Agriculture Summit in Chicago on Wednesday.

"We have a little over 800 farm centers. We picked up about 60 last year, and I am hoping that we will pick up another 50 to 60 this year. And you will see us continue to do this over the next four, five, six years."

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