Apr. 26, 2016

New Beef Processing Facility in Kuna, Teammates in Texas

It’s fairly well known that one of the problems in the beef industry is not lack of competition per se, but proximity. Some feedlots and many of the mother cows in the country suffer from long geographical distances from packing plants.

Now, two of the best known names in western agriculture, Caviness Beef Packers and J.R. Simplot Co., are partnering to help remedy that situation for Northwest cattlemen, especially ranchers and dairymen. This past July, the two companies announced plans to join forces and build a $100 million, 380,000-sq.-ft. plant.

Jun. 12, 2015

Leading Locations for 2015: The “Recession Busting” and Year-Over-Year Growth Metros

by Area Development Magazine

Maintaining strong economic growth — year after year — is the mark of strong economic development leadership. Cities that show year-over-year growth typically follow well-devised economic development plans and make the investments needed to retain and attract business. Area Development Magazine recently ranked the Boise City-Nampa MSA tenth overall in this growth category. 

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Nov. 4, 2015

J.R. Simplot Company: Cultivating a World of Possibilities

J.R. Simplot Company: Cultivating a World of Possibilities

Founded in 1929, the J.R. Simplot Company is one of the world's leading agribusiness company with operations in the United States and across the world. The company’s mission statement is Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life. For more information, visit www.simplot.com