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2011-07-12 09:44:00

BOISE, Idaho, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The J. R. Simplot Company's Plant Sciences business announces Innate(TM) Technology, the all-native biotechnology platform for improving crops, leading to new, better and healthier foods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/SF33047LOGO) Innate(TM) Technology is a patented plant biotechnology process that works with a plant's own genes to enhance desirable traits and to decrease less desirable traits. Traditional plant breeding...

2010-02-25 07:56:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Verify Brand LLC is pleased to announce that it has successfully deployed components of its VB Enterprise 2.0 software suite and centralized data management for the J.R Simplot Company, Boise, Idaho. Specifically, Verify Brand has deployed its VB Enterprise UID Procurement, UID Management, Reporting and Administration software modules that now enable J.R. Simplot Company to place a unique identification (UID) at every stage of new variety research from...

2009-01-20 12:22:00

Founder and president of Premier Technology, Inc. is 50th anniversary honoree POCATELLO, Idaho, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.cob.isu.edu) - Douglas A. Sayer, founder and president of Premier Technology, Inc., will be recognized as "Idaho Business Leader of the Year" at the showcase event of the Delta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional business fraternity at Idaho State University. The dinner event will be held in the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at...

2008-09-29 03:00:25

By Anonymous Boise-based agribusiness conglomerate JR Simplot Co. on Sept. 18 said it filed a motion to intervene in Idaho Federal District Court opposing a lawsuit that the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and other environmental groups filed Sept. 12. The coalition's lawsuit seeks to reverse decisions by the U.S. Forest Service and federal Bureau of Land Management that approved Simplot developing the next phase of its Smoky Canyon phosphate mine in eastern Idaho. The Greater Yellowstone...

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Carlson, Brad Idaho Ethanol Processing plans to spend $3 million to $6 million in the next year or so to fine-tune and improve the "food-chain- friendly" ethanol plant in Caldwell. Capital projects will aim to eliminate bottlenecks in the process, reduce the plant's overall energy usage, and take advantage of methane from potato processing as a primary source of steam, said Scott MacKenzie, New Orleans-based vice president of business development for operator ED&F Man. Idaho...


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