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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   December 17, 2010

The Andersons, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ohio 000-20557 34-1562374
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
480 West Dussel Drive, Maumee, Ohio   43537
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   419-893-5050

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

See disclosure under Item 2.03 of this Current Report, which is incorporated by reference in this Item 1.01.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

On December 17, 2010, The Andersons, Inc. ("the Company"), as Borrower, entered into the Third Amended and Restated Loan Agreement ("the Agreement") with several financial institutions, including U.S. Bank National Association, acting as Agent. The Agreement provides the Company with $387 million of short-term borrowing capacity and $513 million of long-term borrowing capacity.

The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement which is filed as exhibit 10.44 of this Current Report.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    The Andersons, Inc.
December 21, 2010   By:   Michael J. Anderson
        Name: Michael J. Anderson
        Title: President and CEO

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Third Amended and Restated Loan Agreement