Iowa Fertilizer Company donates $4,000 to SE Iowa public libraries

September 26, 2016

Iowa Fertilizer Company announced last week the company donated $4,000 to local public libraries to support the purchase of new books and ongoing reading programs. The recipients of the donations include the Ft. Madison, Mt. Pleasant, Burlington, and Keokuk libraries.

“Iowa Fertilizer Company is proud to call Southeast Iowa home, and we remain committed to supporting and strengthening our communities,” Larry Holley, president of Iowa Fertilizer Company, said. “Our company has received tremendous support here in Iowa and we are excited about the opportunity to continue giving back to organizations that are making a difference for families here in the region.”

“This generous donation from Iowa Fertilizer Company is deeply appreciated,” said Jeffrey Meyer, director of the Mt. Pleasant Public Library. “The community will greatly benefit from the vast array of new titles we will be able to offer on our shelves.”

As a member of the community, Iowa Fertilizer is proud to have supported a variety of local organizations, including Wever Fire and Rescue, Ft. Madison Public Schools, Burlington Notre Dame Schools, United Way, Ft. Madison Fourth of July Celebration, Ft. Madison Community Hospital, Southeastern Iowa Community College, Donnellson Library, Ft. Madison Sports Complex, Community Services Food Pantry, PAW Animal Shelter, and the Emma Cornelius Homeless Shelter.

Iowa Fertilizer Company is a leader in the fertilizer industry. The plant in Wever is the first greenfield nitrogen fertilizer facility constructed in the United States in nearly 30 years. With state-of-the-art production, the company will help provide farmers in Iowa and around the country with a stable, domestic supply of fertilizer while also utilizing industry-leading technology and environmentally-sustainable processes.

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