Allan is a third generation agriculturist from California, working in the crop inputs and services business for over 30 years. He began working for the J.R. Simplot Company in 2002, managing the California region of Simplot Grower Solutions. In 2012, he became the Director of Technology, leading and directing Simplot SmartFarm®, Simplot’s precision agriculture platform. Simplot has provided precision services for over 20 years, harnessing data-driven technologies to help growers maximize farm productivity.
The J. R. Simplot Company, a privately held agribusiness firm headquartered in Boise, Idaho, has an integrated portfolio that includes phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, food processing, food brands, and other enterprises related to agriculture. Simplot’s major operations are located in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia, and China, with products marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide. The company supports 4R Nutrient Stewardship – using the right source of fertilizer at the right rate at the right time and in the right place. This is a cornerstone to Simplot’s mission of Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life. For more information, visit www.simplot.com.