NRCS Idaho and Simplot teaming up to help Idaho agriculture

The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the J.R. Simplot Company signed a memorandum of agreement on June 28 outlining ways they pl... READ MORE »

FSMA updates food facility registration

The FDA today finalized a rule as part of the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to improve the accuracy of the food facility ... READ MORE »

AMS presents GroupGAP webinar

USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) specialty crops inspection division will present a webinar on GroupGAP, a new certification option for the... READ MORE »

Alternatives to chlorothalonil for potato late blight control

Conditions for late blight development throughout Michigan are conducive for the appearance of late blight. No late blight has been found in Michigan ... READ MORE »

Idaho growers file federal lawsuit

A group of Idaho potato growers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging certain agency actions" governing pale cyst nematodes (PCN) by the USDA's Ani... READ MORE »

OSU researcher dies

Don Horneck, an Oregon State University (OSU) Extension agronomist, died on September 28, 2014.Horneck specialized in soil fertility and crop producti... READ MORE »

PVY conference held in Idaho Falls

The Sixth Annual International Potato Virus Y conference was held in Idaho Falls. Nine countries were represented at the conference: United States, C... READ MORE »

Simplot launches new frozen french fry

The J.R. Simplot Company has launched CravOn, a new frozen french fry geared for the retail market, in southern California. This represents a return ... READ MORE »

Washington growers agree to contracts with Lamb-Weston and Simplot

Washington state potato growers voted to accept contracts from processors Lamb-Weston and the J.R. Simplot Co. for the 2013 season. Dale Lathim, exec... READ MORE »

New liquid fertilizers from Simplot

The J.R. Simplot Company is producing a new line of NPK liquid crop nutrient products.
The new products, which have varying levels of nitrogen, ... READ MORE »

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