G-Mac’s AgTeam, with headquarters in Kindersley, Sask. and 15 retail locations across the province, will become part of Simplot Grower Solutions after the J.R Simplot Company announced its purchase of the ag retail chain November 15, 2022.
Boise, Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Company says the acquisition adds more than 100 new employees to the Grower Solutions team, including more than 40 agronomic advisors to its western Canadian team.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“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,” says 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.”
G-Mac’s founder, Garth MacDonald, released a video statement regarding the sale of the company he founded in 2000: