Webcast Alert: The Andersons, Inc. 2005 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

Apr 28, 2005

The Andersons, Inc. announces the following Webcast:

  What:     The Andersons, Inc. 2005 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call

  When:     Thursday, May 5, 2005, 11:00 A.M. Eastern

  Where:    http://www.andersonsinc.com/

  How:      Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
            address above.

  Contact:  Gary Smith, VP Finance & Treasurer, 419-891-6417,

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site www.andersonsinc.com . To access the replay, click on financial information.

About The Andersons, Inc.

The Andersons, Inc. is a diversified company with interests in the grain and plant nutrient sectors of U.S. agriculture, as well as in railcar marketing, industrial materials formulation, turf products production, and general merchandise retailing. Founded in Maumee, Ohio, in 1947, the company presently has operations in seven U.S. states plus rail equipment leasing interests in Canada and Mexico. Total revenues in 2004 were $1.3 billion.

SOURCE: The Andersons, Inc.

CONTACT: Gary Smith, VP Finance & Treasurer of The Andersons,
+1-419-891-6417, gary_smith@andersonsinc.com

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