BOISE, Idaho — The J.R. Simplot Company, a family-owned, privately held food and agribusiness company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has agreed to acquire G-Mac’s AgTeam, a retail market leader in agricultural crop inputs and related services throughout Western Canada. G-Mac’s AgTeam has 15 retail stores that will now be Simplot Grower Solutions locations.
“We’re thrilled to expand our retail footprint in Western Canada and to provide products and services to help local growers get the most out of every acre,” said Troy Bolt, Vice President and General Manager Retail Business of Simplot Grower Solutions. “We welcome the new employees, customers, and partners and look forward to continuing the G-Mac’s AgTeam legacy of delivering exceptional service and sound agronomic advice.”
The new Simplot Grower Solutions stores are located in Saskatchewan. With the acquisition, Simplot welcomes more than 100 new employees to the Grower Solutions team, including more than 40 Agronomic Advisors with local experience, agronomic knowledge, and relationships with growers.
“This is an exciting addition to the Simplot team and I look forward to seeing our continued support of the excellent agronomic services, innovation, and customer relationships that these locations and employees have built over the years,” said Doug Stone, President of Simplot’s AgriBusiness group. “Together we will continue to bring a comprehensive variety of crop-related quality products and services to ensure growers get the maximum return from their land and investments in western Canada.”
Simplot Grower Solutions focuses on technology, innovation, and agronomic knowledge to provide safe, high-quality products and services to its customers. The company continues to invest significant resources to ensure its operations are sustainable and environmentally friendly for generations to come.
Simplot Grower Solutions delivers field-proven products and data-driven insights to grower customers. Simplot Grower Solutions has more than 230 stores serving more than 40,000 customers in the U.S. and Canada. Grower Solutions employs more than 2,750 people, including over 500 Agronomic Advisors who strive to be the first choice for growers in agronomic advice, products, services, and agribusiness solutions.
The J.R. Simplot Company is a family-owned, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Its integrated portfolio includes food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture. Simplot has major operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, and China, with products and services available to customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.simplot.com.