Smoky Canyon, ID
The Smoky Canyon Mine is located in the highlands outside of Afton, WY. Operations here consist primarily of mining phosphate ore.
Vernal Mine, UT
The Vernal Mine is a phosphate ore mine found north of Vernal, UT. Ore from this facility is used at other Simplot facilities including Rock Springs.
Our Lathrop, CA plant produces high-quality fertilizers for the turf trades, nurseries and agriculture. Feed phosphates and industrial products are also produced here.
Don Plant, ID
The Don Plant near Pocatello, ID produces high-quality phosphate fertilizer, feed phosphates and industrial products from ore mined at Smoky Canyon Mine.
Rock Springs, WY
Our facility outside of Rock Springs, WY produces phosphate fertilizer and phosphoric acid from ore mined at the Vernal Mine. The plant also produces ammonia.
The Helm, CA Plant produces liquid nitrogen fertilizer primarily for local growers. Ammonium fertilizer made here is also used for fertilizer production in Lathrop.
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Simplot AgriBusiness Awards, Certificates & Recognition
Idaho Governor's Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency
2022, Smoky Canyon
Energy Star® Certificate for Multiple Years
Helm, CA and Rock Springs, WY
State of Idaho Leadership in Energy Efficiency
2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 Don Plant, Pocatello, ID
Energy Star® Top Energy Projects
2020, Vernal, UT (Denver Grinding Optimization)
Rocky Mountain Power Energy Efficiency Incentive
2018, Rock Springs, WY (Ammonia Plant efficiency)
Utah Association of Energy Users (UAE)
2018, Vernal, UT, Outstanding Leadership on Energy Issues
Utah Governor’s Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency
2018, Vernal, UT
Department of Energy Better Project Award
2018, Don Plant - Pocatello, ID (Blend System Project)