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CHS Closes Plants in Kansas, Iowa & Minnesota
USAgNet - 12/05/2017
A soy processing plant in Hutchinson, Kansas, has closed, costing 77 people their jobs.
CHS Inc. announced Friday that the facility was one of three it was closing as it moves out of soybean protein production, the Associated Press reports.
The others were in Creston, Iowa, and its Innovation and Technology Center at Eagan, Minnesota. Spokeswoman Annette Degnan says a total of 144 employees at the three locations will be affected.
The Hutchinson News reports eligible employees will be paid through Jan. 30 and will be eligible for severance pay and outplacement assistance.
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