J.R. Simplot

USDA deregulates Simplot’s Snowden Z6 genetically engineered potato variety

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is extending deregulation to J.R. Simplot Company’s... READ MORE »

Simplot’s Rasmussen pushing to further define potato industry sustainability

Jolyn Rasmussen leads J.R. Simplot’s Raw Development and Sustainability team, which has a mission of “Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.” The... READ MORE »

World Potato Congress adds three new directors to board

The World Potato Congress has announced the addition of three new members to its board of directors. They include: Nigel Crump. Crump, of Au... READ MORE »

Sustainability focus of latest ‘Eye on Potatoes’ podcast

Earlier this year, it was announced that the former Potato Sustainability Initiative was expanding to include more facets of the potato supply chain. ... READ MORE »

J.R. Simplot acquires Pinnacle Agriculture

J.R. Simplot announced Nov. 27 the acquisition of retailer Pinnacle Agriculture Holdings and its subsidiaries. J.R. Simplot, based in Boise, Idaho,... READ MORE »

JR Simplot inks research deal to study novel yield traits in potatoes

Yield10 Bioscience has announced that it has signed a research agreement with Boise, Idaho-based J. R. Simplot to evaluate three novel yield traits ... READ MORE »

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Hybrid potato-breeding company created by KWS, J.R. Simplot

International potato companies J.R. Simplot and KWS SAAT have joined forces to form a new company, Aardevo, with the goal to create new potato varieti... READ MORE »

USPB launches Spud Nation food truck

The U.S. Potato Board (USPB) launched the inaugural Spud Nation food truck at the POTATO EXPO 2016. The food truck represents a move by the USPB into ... READ MORE »

Innate second generation potato receives FDA safety clearance

The Food and Drug Administration has completed its food and feed safety assessment of the J.R. Simplot Company's second generation of Innate potatoes.... READ MORE »

Simplot expands fertilizer plant

The J.R. Simplot Company will expand it Rock Springs, Wyo., fertilizer manufacturing facility. Work will begin immediately. Simplot's first expansion... READ MORE »


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