2014 Tri-State Tour
The dates for the 2014 TriState Tour are announced. They are subject to weather conditions. Check close to the date shown with local organizers for updates.
For questions regarding each location contact local person listed.
2013 Tri-State Tour
(Photo by Linhai Zhang)
Download the 2014 Summer issue of Variety News, the semi-annual newsletter from the Potato Variety Management Institute, or Previous PVMI Newsletters
Yukon Nugget Cultural Management Guide
Read the Yukon Nugget Management Guide. Yukon Nugget was developed as an alternative to Yukon Gold.
MSU Potato Lab Looks to New Colorful Spuds
A potato that's purple on the outside and yellow on the inside is one of four new varieties coming to Montana to help attract new markets for the state's $40 million seed potato industry says Nina Zidack, director of the Montana State University Potato Lab.
Potato Virus Y Information
At potatovirus.com you will find information related to PVY strains, variety-strain interactions in tubers and leaves, and an excellent collection of photographs showing PVY symptoms under a variety of conditions in selected varieties. A ‘Discussion Forum�?is available for specific questions and can be posed to a variety of experts in this field.
Potato Progress Newsletter
Research and Extension for Washington’s Potato Industry Published by Washington State Potato Commission (PDF)
Storage & Dormancy
Compare the storage and maturity characteristics of the PVMI varieties
Zebra Chip (ZC)
Essential information about Zebra Chip (ZC) in the Columbia Basin: Identification, Late Season Control, and Storage
University of Idaho Extension Updates Potato GAP Audit Manual
Tri-State and Western Regional Potato Variety Reports
USDA ARS trial data regarding promising selections and new varieties from the Tri-State program.
Petiole Nitrate Ranges That Optimized Economic Return
Petiole nitrate ranges that optimized economic return for ten cultivars grown in the Columbia Basin of Washington.
(PDF) Varieties Available List
Sustainable Production of New Potato Varieties
The goal of a recent multi-year research project funded in part by the ISDA specialty crop block grant program and the Idaho Potato Commission was to document the extent to which we can reduce fertilizer, irrigation and pesticide inputs for five newly released potato varieties...
(PDF) Sustainable Production of New Potato Varieties
Storage Management of Clearwater Russets
Learn more about Storage Management of Clearwater Russet Potatoes from this new document published by the Kimberley Potato Storage Research Facility.
(PDF) Storage Management of Clearwater Russet Potatoes
Huckleberry Gold Management Guide
Review the latest recommendations for growing Huckleberry Gold including new plant spacing guidelines.
Oregon Seed Growers Information
The Oregon Seed Potato Growers contact list is now posted on the OSCS Web page at http://seedcert.oregonstate.edu/potatoes.
Storage Management of Alpine Russet
CIS has published "Storage Management of Alpine Russet" online
New Potato Institute Bringing in Dollars for Research, Product Marketing
Potato commissions in the three states launched PVMI in 2005. The non-profit corporation is housed in Bend, Ore., and provides a grower-controlled alternative to the universities�?efforts to manage varieties...
2013 Royalty Form Available For Download
PNW Variety Program Presentation
Potato Variety Development & Improvement in the Northwest Presentation (PDF)
Tri-State Potato Breeding & Research Program Brochure
Learn about the potato breeding program and research of Oregon, Idaho and Washington States in cooperation with the USDA ARS and State Potato Commissions.