Des Moines en Lee County Lands Fertilizer Plant <p>Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFC) will build a $1.4-billion nitrogen fertilizer production plant on 500-acres of land near Wever in northern Lee County.</p><p>The site offers rail, river and highway access and is located near a natural gas line, which is essential to the plant's operation.</p><p>The project will create 165 full-time, permanent jobs and several thousand temporary construction jobs.</p><p>During a news conference in Des Moines on Wednesday, Governor Terry Branstad says this will be a much-needed shot in the arm for Iowa, and Lee County in particular.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 15:25:48 +0000 Jason Parrott 21103 at Lee County Lands Fertilizer Plant