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Future Cronus Plant Site Sees Planting of Last Crop

Crops are being planted for one last time on the 240 acres of rural Tuscola farmland slated to be site of the new Cronus fertilizer plant.

Come spring 2016, all of that corn and soybeans will be replaced by a beehive of activity, with construction workers transforming the farmland into a $1.4 billion plant.

"We are absolutely excited about coming to Tuscola," Cronus spokesman Dave Lundy said. "We chose Douglas County because it is so well positioned for us. Our customers are there, our resources are there, and the area will provide us with a great workforce."

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