Iowa Fertilizer Company

Fewer Bids for Projects
1:18 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

More Construction in Iowa Means Fewer Contractors

There are more than 1,900 temporary construction workers building Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever. 400 more will join them in the coming months.
Credit Jason Parrott

Southeast Iowa is learning a valuable lesson about supply and demand courtesy of a nearly $2 billion investment in the region.

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Identity Theft
5:29 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

12 Workers Arrested at Iowa Fertilizer Company

Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant is under construction near Wever, Ia.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested a dozen workers at Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever for identity theft on Thursday.

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2,000,000 Tons of Fertilizer Annually
10:51 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Busy Summer for Iowa Fertilizer Company

Construction is ramping up at the Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever, Ia.
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

Iowa Fertilizer Company has been the talk of Lee County for months.  In fact, Governor Terry Branstad mentions it regularly in public speeches.

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IFC Could Get Involved
7:18 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Sheriff says Wever Speeding a Challenge

Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says it will do what it can about how some people are driving through Wever as traffic has skyrocketed thanks to the construction of Iowa Fertilizer Company’s new plant south of town.

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Required for some Rentals
11:33 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Lee County Warns of Hotel/Motel Fee

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

The continued growth of a future Lee County industry could turn some residents into temporary hotel/motel "owners."

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Comment Period Ending Soon
4:57 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Board to Explore Fertilizer Plant Request

Lee County Board of Supervisors

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will take a closer look at the latest request from Iowa Fertilizer Company.

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500 Working at Plant Location
10:20 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

SCC & IFC Sign Training Agreement

SCC President, Dr. Michael Ash, looks on as IFC President Shawn Raha signs a new training agreement between the two parties.

A partnership between Southeastern Community College and Iowa Fertilizer Company is now official.

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Plant Being Built in Lee County
4:51 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Additional Money for Fertilizer Plant

The groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has agreed to increase its financial incentive package for Iowa Fertilizer Company.

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Help with Regional Communication
10:45 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Committee Could Work with IFC

The Groundbreaking for Iowa Fertilizer Company's plant near Wever.

A special committee could be formed to work with a planned industry in southeast Iowa.

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Calls Out Local State Senator
5:14 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

IA Gov. Takes On Fertilizer Plant Critics

IA Governor Terry Branstad (R) during a stop in Fort Madison

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad held nothing back as he took on critics of a proposed $1.4-billion fertilizer plant in northern Lee County.

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