Who We Are

The Potato Certification Service and the Colorado Certified Seed Potato Growers sincerely hope the 2018 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.

Current CCPGA Board of Directors

  • Brendon Rockey - President
  • Grant Mattive - Vice President
  • Kent Price - Secretary Treasurer
  • Bruce Heersink - Director
  • Miguel Diaz - Director
  • Patrick Brownell - Director
  • Amanda Wakasugi - Director
  • Lyla Davis  - CCPGA Manager

Contact CCPGA
PO Box 267 Monte Vista, CO 81144
[email protected]
www.coloradocertifiedpotatogrowers.com

Colorado Potato Certification Service Staff

  • Andrew Houser - Manager
  • Ph.D. Sarah Noller - Assistant Manager
  • M.S. Teresa Almeida - Disease Lab Specialist
  • Carolyn Keller - Tissue Culture Specialist
  • Jeff Shawcroft - Field Technician
  • Sharon Yust - Accounting Technician III
  • Michelle Leckler - Research Coordinator
  • Sarah Hensley - Lab Technician
  • Rick Haslar - Field Inspector

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
[email protected]/

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.”

Website photos courtesy of Anna Brownell with Zapata Seed

*Potato photos provided by MixPhotoDesign