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Farmers Call on FTC to Halt Iowa Fertilizer Plant Sale to Koch Industries

Lina Kahn, the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, appeared to listen intently as farmers told her why her agency should step in and block the $3.6 billion sale of an Iowa nitrogen fertilizer plant to Koch Industries.
More than 100 farmers attended a listening session on Saturday with Kahn and FTC staff organized by the Iowa Farmers Union. The farmers oppose Netherlands-based Orascom Constructions Industries (OCI) selling the seven-year-old fertilizer plant on the Mississippi River near Wever, Iowa, in the state's southeast corner.
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