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Monsanto To Lay Off 122 Employees At Fayetteville Plant

Posted September 24, 2001 5:34 a.m. EDT

— The Fayetteville economy is taking another hit with a new round of plant layoffs.

Monsanto has announced it will lay off all 122 employees. The company makes the herbicide Roundup.

Owners say the Fayetteville facility is not as cost-efficient as its other facilities. The plant will cease operations at the end of this year.

Monsanto is trying to relocate employees and offer severance packages.