About Potatoes

Potato's crop value is significant to Oregon agriculture and to the overall economic health of the state. Oregon potato producers sold more than $175 million of potatoes in 2011, making them the state’s seventh largest crop and Oregon...read more


Oregon State University potato breeder Sagar Sathuvalli says mapping of the potato genome is a boon for contemporary breeding efforts. (Capital Press)
Clint Shock, director & professor of the OSU Malheur Experiment Station, cut open a potato and held it out. The pink colored flesh of the specialty spud stood out in the autumn sun. (Herald and News)
OSU's new potato breeder, Sagar Sathuvalli, is looking at 1,800 selections in his plots at the HAREC. (Capital Press)
One of two remotely-piloted vehicles researchers will be used at OSU’s Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center. (OPB)
OSU plans to use the unmanned vehicles to monitor the school’s potato crop and those of a commercial potato grower. (WSJ)