USDA aids Landus in opening new fertilizer production facility

IARN – Yesterday marked the ribbon cutting of Landus’ brand new 75,000-square-foot Fertilizer Production and Distribution Facility in Boone. The facility, which costs nearly $15 million, will produce sustainable, slow-release fertilizer products to bring environmentally and economically efficient fertilizer to Midwest farmers. Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, USDA Rural Development Administrator, said the USDA contributed $4.9 million towards the funding of the construction through a rural grant program.

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