• Welcome to the
    CSU Potato Program Website!
    • Contact Us:
    • San Luis Valley Research Center: 719-754-3594
    • Potato Certification Service: 719-754-3496

Our Team

The Colorado State University Potato Program at the San Luis Valley Research Center consists of six team members. They are Zach Czarnecki, Jessica Chitwood-Brown, Andrew Houser, Samuel Essah, Mohamad Chikh-Ali, and Sastry Jayanty. This interdisciplinary team focuses on potato research and extension education programs. The central mission of this team is to support the Colorado potato industry, and consumers alike.

Click on a team member’s name to learn more about them.

Zach Czarnecki, San Luis Valley Research Center Manager

Dr. Jessica Chitwood-Brown, Potato Breeding and Selection Program

PCS Team, Colorado Potato Certification Service Program

Dr. Samuel Essah, Potato Crop Management Program

Mohamad Chikh-Ali, Plant Pathology Program

Sastry jayanty, Potato Postharvest Physiology Program

  • Contact Us

    San Luis Valley Research Center
    0249 E RD. 9 N
    Center, Colorado 81125

    SLVRC : (719) 754-3594
    Potato Cert. Svc. : (719) 754-3496
    FAX : (719) 754-2619

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