People. Providing. Strengthening. Securing
Sustainable Economic Growth
for Evart and Osceola County
Approximately 260 direct construction jobs will be created over a 3 year period during the construction phase of the potash manufacturing facility. An approximate 130 direct full time employment jobs will be created upon commissioning of facility. 170 indirect contract jobs will be created in addition to the full time employment, for a total job base of just under 600 jobs.
Local Royalty Payments
In addition to job creation, royalty payments will be paid to the local mineral interest ownership for a period in excess of 150 years. Direct expenses and commerce associated with sustaining potash production with the manufacturing facility will approximate $60,000,000 per year, with additional capital infusions of $21,000,000 every two years.
Good For Farmers… Good For The Community
Delivering infrastructure, jobs, self reliance, and new GDP to Evart and Michigan, by providing to our farmers.
Learn more how MPC is helping Michigan farmers steward water use
We are Family Owned
While being a new facility, the new plant represents a “re-start” of an existing operation. The MPC Team inherits the benefit of previous, established experience and lessons learned from producing at the site, and selling from the site for over 25 years, less than 1.5 miles away. MPC’s senior team were a part of the building, commissioning, operations, and management of the former facility.
The Founder and owner is Native American. He attended University on behalf of a merit scholarship from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to study Natural Resources.
A Communal Focus
A communal effort from the start with over 450 lessee that have come together to make this happen, all with a vested stake in making this occur.
Families of Osceola and Mecosta
Between 2011 and 2013, the MPC and families of Osceola and Mecosta county engaged in roughly 450 lease agreements.
Benefits to Local Farmers
Helping Michigan farmers steward water use, while reducing input costs is what we do farmers, arguably rely on water more than any other profession.
Food Security for our Neighbors and the United States
The American farmer, the most efficient in the world, consumes nine million tonnes of potash annually.