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Iowa Economic Development Authority

Lee County leaders were concerned about the future of the Pinnacle Foods plant in Fort Madison after Conagra Brands acquired the company in the fall of 2018. The county set out to prove the plant could be an asset to Conagra and recently accomplished that mission.

LCEDG Working to Identify "Shovel-Ready" Sites

Jul 12, 2017
Iowa Economic Development Authority

The Lee County Economic Development Group is trying to identify the county's top locations for large-scale economic development projects. The goal is for a "shovel-ready" location or two to possibly be included in the state's Certified Sites program.

Jason Parrott

The head of Iowa's economic development agency said she will try to facilitate communication between labor leaders and the people who are overseeing construction of a $1.8 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County that recently issued layoffs.