Event Details

Potato Variety Release Committee Meeting



Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Room Vandenberg A

187 Monroe NW

Grand Rapids MI 49503


To conduct technical review on varieties and make recommendations for variety licensure.

  • 10:00 am - Call to order, Rodney Krueger
  • Discussion on top tier new chip varieties:
    • MSAA217-3
    • MSAA076-6
    • MSAA260-03
    • MSBB630-2
    • MSBB058-1
    • MSBB636-11
    • MSDD376-4
  • Discussion on top tier new red skin varieties: MSCC553-1R
  • Discuss a name for MSZ242-13 (suggestions include Monroe, Sturgis, Marquette, Stanton, Gaylord, and Houghton)
  • MSU has mini tubers for sale of MSBB630-2, MSMSW474-1 and MSZ242-13
  • Review Michigan State University Variety Database tools
  • Determine date for summer committee meeting and box bin tour—suggested August 24 at MSU MRC facility
  • Discuss the opportunity to work with seed companies from other countries
  • Question & Answer period with MSU Technologies—Tom Herlache and Julia Miller
  • Adjourn