Washington, D.C.  20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Earliest Event Reported:  January 20, 2011


Intrepid Potash, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

 of incorporation)



 file number)


(IRS employer

 identification no.)


707 17th Street, Suite 4200

Denver, Colorado 80202

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(303) 296-3006

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Item 2.02       Results of Operations and Financial Condition; Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.


On January 20, 2011, Intrepid Potash, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing certain preliminary sales, production, and operational data for the quarter ended December 31, 2010, and providing a capital investment update, including an update with respect to the timing of the Company’s previously announced HB Solar Solution Mine project.  A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


On February 24, 2011, the Company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2010.  Details regarding the call are set forth in the press release which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01       Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)        Exhibits


Exhibit No.








Press Release of Intrepid Potash, Inc. dated January 20, 2011.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.










Dated:  January 20, 2011


/s/ Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.



Geoffrey T. Williams, Jr.



Corporate Counsel and Secretary