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BIG HORN BASIN EDITION: Big Horn Co-op opening state-of-art fertilizer plant

WORLAND - Big Horn Cooperative Marketing Association will be opening up a state-of-the-art fertilizer plant in Basin this fall.

 

June 22, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Big Horn Co-op general manager Mike Hanser and plant manager Chuck Schlagel stand in the loading area that is complete with stop lights to make sure trucks stop at the right spot to get loaded with fertilizer at the new plant in Basin.

WORLAND - Big Horn Cooperative Marketing Association will be opening up a state-of-the-art fertilizer plant in Basin this fall.

Big Horn Co-op General Manager Mike Hanser said the plant is a "vision of the board of directors to help serve agriculture in the region and feed the world."

In an interview last week, Hanser said the plant is "mostly complete" with work continuing on a storm water drainage system. He said they have received a few loads of product but the plant will not be fully operational until this fall.

The new plant, located at 400 W Street in Basin, replaces the old fertilize...



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