Who We Are

The Potato Certification Service and the Colorado Certified Seed Potato Growers sincerely hope the 2017 Seed Potato Directory will be helpful to seed buyers. We realize, however, that some individuals may want additional information. Please contact the potato certification service as listed below or individual seed growers...We’ll do our best to help!
Colorado Certified Potato Growers' Association, Inc.

Board of Directors

Patrick Brownell President
Grant Mattive    
Vice President
Kent Price Secretary Treasurer
Bruce Heersink
Director
Roger Mix
Director
Brendon Rockey Director
Matt Seger Director
Clay Mitchell Commercial Growers' Representative
Jeff McCullough Commercial Growers' Representative
Preston Stanley CCPGA Manager
PO Box 267
Monte Vista, CO 81144
ccpga151@gmail.com
www.coloradocertifiedpotatogrowers.com

Colorado Potato Certification Service Staff

Andrew Houser, M.S. Manager
Sarah Noller, M.S. Assistant Manager
Greg Hess, M.S. Disease Lab Supervisor
Carolyn Keller Tissue Culture Manager
Teresa Almeida Disease Testing Specialist
Michelle Leckler Administrative Professional
Sharon Yust Accounting Technician III
Jeff Shawcroft Research Associate I
Rick Haslar Research Associate I 
Sarah Shawcroft Research Associate I

Field Inspection Staff

Lee Archuleta
Rick Campbell
Blake Canty
Mike Creel
Richard Martinez
Mike Rodriquez

San Luis Valley Research Center
0249 East Rd 9 North, Center, CO 81125
phone: (719) 754-3496
fax: (719) 754-2619
www.potatoes@colostate.edu/

THE RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR COLORADO CERTIFIED SEED POTATOES,  AS INCORPORATED HEREIN, HAVE BEEN PROMULGATED BY THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE CSU SYSTEM PURSUANT TO LEGISLATION ENACTED BY THE COLORADO GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AS INCORPORATED IN SESSION LAWS, 1929, CHAPTER 59, PAGE 188, AND SESSION LAWS, 1933, CHAPTER 25, PAGE 173. SINCE THE USE, CROP, YIELDS, OR QUALITY OF CERTIFIED SEED POTATOES IS BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE PRODUCER, THE SELLER, THE INSPECTOR, THE COLORADO POTATO GROWERS’ ASSN., INC. OR THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE CSU SYSTEM, NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING MERCHANTABILITY, WHICH EXTENDS BEYOND THE DESCRIPTION ON TAG OR BULK CERTIFICATE IS MADE CONCERNING THE PERFORMANCE OR QUALITY OF THESE SEED POTATOES. BY ACCEPTANCE OF THESE SEED POTATOES, BUYER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT ITS EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY SHALL BE LIMITED IN ALL EVENTS TO A RETURN OF THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE SEED. 
“By law and purpose, the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service is dedicated to serve all people on an equal and nondiscriminatory basis.”