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Iowa Fertilizer Company's new production plant in northern Lee County remains a hub of activity with roughly 2,400 hundred workers on-site, but that activity revolves around construction, not production. The head of the company said the focus of the activity should change in a matter of months.

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

The head of the Lee County Board of Supervisors says he is confident the state will remain on board with a proposed fertilizer plant near Wever.

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Nov 16, 2012

Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFC) has received some good news from the state in regards to its plan to build a production plant in northern Lee County.

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Nov 1, 2012

Iowa Fertilizer Company is a little closer to being able to build a production plant in northern Lee County.

Scott County and the company that wants to bring a $1.5 billion fertilizer plant to the Quad-Cities have had preliminary talks about incentives although the project still faces several hurdles.