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Categories:

Consultants
Diseases
Events
FQPA
Government
Industry Resources
Labor
Late Blight
Organizations - International
Organizations - National
Organizations - State
Publications
Seed Certification
Storage
Sustainable / Organic Agriculture
University
Weather




Other Potato Industry Related Links

Agriculture Network Information Center
www.agnic.org

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
www.agr.ca/infohort/infohort_e.html

Michigan Agriculture Migrant & Seasonal Farm Workers Program
www.michaglabor.org/

Michigan State University Potato Web Portal
potato.msu.edu

Global Potato News
www.potatonews.com

Irish Potato Breeders
www.spud.ie

Potato Products International Ltd
www.bejoseeds.com/potato

Smart Potatoes
www.smartpotatoes.com

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Consultants:

Edith Garrett & Associates, Inc.
Research and consulting for the fresh produce industry. Specializing in third-party audit preparation, fresh-cut product development and marketing and advertising strategies.
Edith Garrett and Marty Nicholson
P.O. Box 1470
Arden, NC 28704-1470
(828) 684-3686
info@edithgarrett.com, www.edithgarrett.com

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Diseases:

North Dakota State University Late Blight Site
www.ndsu.nodak.edu/instruct/gudmesta/lateblight

Plant Disease Problems, University of Idaho
www.uidaho.edu/ag/plantdisease/potato.htm

Plant Disease Reporter, University of Idaho
carl@uidaho.edu

University of California IPM Program
axp.ipm.ucdavis.edu

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Events:

World Potato Congress Inc.
www.potatocongress.org

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FQPA:

Michigan State University FQPA Page
www.msue.msu.edu/fqpa

US EPA The Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)
www.epa.gov/opppsps1/fqpa

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Government:

Federal Telephone Directory
www.pueblo.gsa.gov/call/phone.htm

Michigan Department of Agriculture
www.michigan.gov/mda

The White House
www.whitehouse.gov

U.S. House Committee on Agriculture
www.house.gov/agriculture

U.S. House of Representatives
www.house.gov

U.S. Senate
www.senate.gov

United States Department of Agriculture
www.usda.gov

United States Environmental Protection Agency
www.epa.gov/pesticides

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Industry Resources:

Maine Potato Pest Control Guide
www.umaine.edu/umext/potatoprogram

Postharvest Technology Research and Information Center
Provide relevant information to California growers, shippers, marketers, carriers, distributors, retailers, processors and consultants.
(530) 752-6941
postharvest@ucdavis.edu, postharvest.ucdavis.edu/index.html

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Labor:

Michigan Agriculture Migrant & Seasonal Farm Workers Program
www.michaglabor.org

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Late Blight:

American Phytopathological Society
www.apsnet.org

North Dakota State University
www.ndsu.nodak.edu/instruct/gudmesta/lateblight

Oregon State University
www.cropinfo.net/Potatoblight/blightcast.htm

University of Idaho
www.uidaho.edu/ag/plantdisease/lbhome.htm

University of Maine
www.mainepotatoipm.com

University of Minnesota
blightcast.coafes.umn.edu

University of Wisconsin
www.plantpath.wisc.edu/wivegdis/index.htm

Washington State University
pep.wsu.edu/hortsense

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Organizations (International):

British Potato Council
www.potato.org.uk

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Organizations (National):

American Crop Protection Association
www.acpa.org

American Farm Bureau Federation
www.fb.com

Frozen Potato Products Institute
2000 Corporate Ridge, Suite 1000
McLean, VA 22101
703-821-0770; Fax: 703-821-1350

National Food Processors Association
www.nfpa-food.org

National Potato Council
www.nationalpotatocouncil.org

National Potato Foundation
www.potatofoundation.com

National Potato Promotion Board
www.uspotatoes.com

North American Potato Market News, Inc.
www.napmn.com

Produce For Better Health Foundation
www.5aday.com

Produce Marketing Association
The Produce Marketing Association is a global trade association serving members who market fresh fruits, vegetables, and related products worldwide. Its members are involved in the production, distribution, and foodservice sectors of the industry.
302-738-7100; fax: 302-731-2409
www.pma.com

Snack Food Association
www.sfa.org

The Irrigation Association
6540 Arlington Blvd.
Falls Church, VA 22042 USA
(703) 536-7080
www.irrigation.org

The Potato Association of America
www.umaine.edu/paa

The Potato Museum
(505) 898-0909
foodmuseum@yahoo.com, www.potatomuseum.org

U.S. Potato Board
www.uspotatoes.com

United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association
United Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Association's mission is to promote the growth and success of produce companies and their partners, representing the interests of growers, shippers, processors, brokers, wholesalers and distributors of produce.
202-303-3400; fax: 202-303-3433
www.uffva.org

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Organizations (State):

Alaska Plant Materials Center
HCO4 Box 7440
Palmer, AK 99645
907-745-4469; Fax: 907-746-156

Association of Virginia Potato and Vegetable Growers, Inc.
PO Box 26
Onley, VA 23418
757-787-5867; Fax: 757-787-1041

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee - Area II
www.coloradopotato.org

Colorado Potato Administrative Committee - Area III
PO Box 1774
Greeley, CO 80632
970-352-5231; Fax: 970-352-523

Delaware Potato Growers Association
Kent County Extension Office
2319 S. Dupont Hwy.
Dover DE 19901
302-697-4000; Fax: 302-697-401

Empire State Potato Club, Inc. (New York)
www.empirepotatogrowers.com

Idaho Grower Shippers Association
www.idahoshippers.com

Idaho Potato Commission
www.idahopotatoes.com

Idaho-Eastern Oregon Potato Committee
PO Box 2192
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
208-529-8057; Fax: 208-529-8057

Maine Potato Board
www.mainepotatoes.com

Michigan Potato Industry Commission / Potato Growers of Michigan, Inc.
MIpotato.com

Minnesota Area II Potato Growers Research and Promotion Council
9029 80th Avenue
Clear Lake, MN 55319
320-743-2837; Fax: 320-743-2062
pgray60832@aol.com

Montana Seed Potato Certification Program
MSU-Bozeman Potato Lab, PO Box 172060
Bozeman, MT 59717-2060
406-994-3150; Fax: 406-994-6042
potatocert@montana.edu

North Carolina Potato Association, Inc.
Tommy Fleetwood
PO Box 2066
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-331-4773; Fax: 252-331-4775
tommy.fleetwood@ncmail.net, www.ncpotatoes.org

North Florida Growers Exchange
904-692-5938; Fax: 904-692-3657

Ohio Potato Growers Association
4680 Indianola Avenue
Columbus, OH 43214
614-261-6834; Fax: 614-261-6835

Oregon Potato Commission
700 N.E. Multnomah, Suite 460
Portland, OR 97232-4104
503-731-3300; Fax: 503-239-4763
opc@europa.com

Pennsylvania Cooperative Potato Growers, Inc.
3107 N. Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-1310
717-232-5300; Fax: 717 232 1885

Potato Certification Association of Nebraska
Box 339
Alliance, NE 69031
308-762-1674; Fax: 308-762-1674

Potato Growers of Idaho, Inc.
PO Box 949
Blackfoot, ID 83321
208-785-1110; Fax: 208-785-1249

Potato Growers of Washington
PO Box 563
Othello, WA 99344
509-488-6688; Fax: 509-488-7654
wspc@televar.com

Red River Valley Potato Growers Association
420 Business Hwy. 2 E. PO Box 301
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
218-773-3633; Fax: 218-773-6227
dmaatz@corpcomm.net

South Dakota Potato Growers Association
106 S. Smith Street, Box 127
Clark, SD 57225

South Florida Potato Growers Exchange
PO Box 901670
Homestead, FL 33090
305-245-7783; Fax: 305-246-8900

Southern Idaho Potato Cooperative
Marketers of Quality Idaho Potatoes
1130 S. Highway 30
Mountain Home, ID 83647
(208) 587-5455
sidpco@qwest.net

Tulelake Growers Association (California)
356 Main Street, P.O. Box 338
Tulelake, CA 96134
530-667-5214; Fax: 530-667-3919

Washington State Potato Commission
www.potatoes.com

Western Growers Association (California)
www.wga.com

Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Inc.
www.potatowis.org

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Publications:

Maine Potato Pest Control Guide
www.umaine.edu/umext/potatoprogram

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Seed Certification:

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Ben Borrel, Associate Director, Potato Section
59 Camelot Dr.
Nepean, Ontario K1A 0Y9 CANADA
613-225-2342; Fax: 613-228-6628

Idaho Crop Improvement Association, Inc.
www.idahocrop.com/potato.html

Maine Department of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Resources
TERRY BOURGOIN, Division of Plant Industry
28 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
207-287-3891 Fax: 207-287-7548
terry.bourgoin@state.me.us

Michigan Seed Potato Association
Jeff Axford
PO Box 1865
Gaylord, MI 49735
989-732-4433; Fax: 989-732-4770

Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Willem Schrage, Potato Inspection
312 4th Ave., N.E.
E. Grand Forks, MN 56721
218-773-3346 Fax: 218-773-3530
wschrage@corpcomm.net

Montana Seed Potato Certification Program
Mike Sun
PO Box 172060
Bozeman, MT 59717-2060
406-994-3150; Fax: 406-994-6042

Nevada State Division of Agriculture
Randy Bradley
350 Capitol Hill Ave.
Reno, NV 89502
702-688-1180; Fax: 702-688-1178

New York Seed Improvement Project
Don Shardlow, Cornell University/Plant Breeding
PO Box 218
Ithaca, NY 14851
607-255-9869; Fax: 607-255-6683
dks8@cornell.edu

New York Seed Potato Certification
Steven Slack, Plant Pathology Department
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4203
607-255-3245; Fax: 701-239-7214

North Dakota State Seed Department
PPO Box 5257
Fargo, ND 58105-5257
701-239-7210; Fax 701-239-7214

Oregon Seeed Certification Service
Oscar Gutbrod, Oregon State University
031 Crop Science building
Corvallis, OR 97331-3003
541-737-4513; Fax: 541-737-2624
gutbrod@oscs.orst.edu

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Joe Garvey, Bureau of Plant Industry
2301 N. Cameron St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408
717-787-5609; Fax: 717-783-3275

Potato Certification Association of Nebraska
Gary Leever
Potato Lab, PO Box 339
Alliance, NE 69301
308-762-1674; Fax: 308-762-1674

Potato Certification Service (Colorado)
San Luis Valley Research Center
coloradopotato.org/seed

South Dakota Potato Growers Association
Donally Fjelland
Box 127
Clark, SD 57225
605-532-3311; Fax: 605-532-3232

University of Wyoming
Gary Franc, Department of Plant Sciences
PO Box 3354
Laramie, WY 82071-3354
307-766-2397; Fax: 307-766-5549

Utah Crop Improvement Association
Stanford Young
4855 University Boulevard
Logan, UT 84322-4855
435-797-2082; Fax: 435-797-3376

Washington State Department of Agriculture, Laboratory Services Division
Tom Wessels, Plant Services Program
PO Box 42560
Olympia, WA 98504-2560
360-902-1984; Fax: 360-902-2094
twessels@agr.wa.gov

Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification
Thomas German, Department of Plant Pathology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706
608-262-2956; Fax: 608-263-2626

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Storage:

North Dakota State University Late Blight Site
www.ndsu.nodak.edu/instruct/gudmesta/lateblight

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Sustainable / Organic Agriculture

National Organic Program
www.ams.usda.gov/nop

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
www.attra.org

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University:

Cooperative State Research, Education & Extension Service
(links to each state’s Extension homepages)
www.csrees.usda.gov

Maine Potato Pest Control Guide
www.umaine.edu/umext/potatoprogram

MSU Cooperative Extension
www.msue.msu.edu

MSU GREEEN Website
www.greeen.msu.edu

MSU IPM Program
www.canr.msu.edu/ipm

MSU Late Blight Lab
www.lateblight.org

MSU Potato Breeding Program
www.msu.edu/~douchesd

MSU Potato Site
potato.msu.edu

Potato Information Exchange, Oregon State University
oregonstate.edu/potatoes

University of Idaho's Idaho Center for Potato Research and Education
Includes hot-topic updates, research reports, management tips and cost-of-production estimates, among other topics.
www.ag.uidaho.edu/potato

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Weather:

Drought Information Center, NOAA
www.drought.noaa.gov

Intellicast, Weather for Active Lives
www.intellicast.com

MSU Agricultural Weather Office
417 Natural Science Building
East Lansing, Michigan, U.S.A. 48824-1115
(517) 355-0231
www.agweather.geo.msu.edu

The Weather Channel
www.weather.com

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