About US

CSS Farms was founded by the Carter and Spevak families in Watertown, South Dakota.
Friends, farmers, and entrepreneurs!

our history

The Beginning

CSS Farms was founded in 1986 when the Carter and Spevak families joined together to grow their first field of potatoes.


first leap

CSS Farms' first venture out of South Dakota was expansion in Nebraska to better serve chip customers. The company teamed up with Bob Bender to further expand its presence.


Storage solutions

Chip expansion continues into Texas with improved storage capability. CSS Farms becomes one of the top producers in the country.



CSS Farms develops a vertically integrated seed supply chain with isolated seed farms and a state of the art mini-tuber greenhouse.


specialty potatoes

Tasteful Selections, our partnership with RPE and Plover River Farms, becomes a market leader in the specialty potato category.


Expansion to the PNW

Operations in chip processing and seed potatoes around the Tri-City area began.


Idaho Seed Farms

Increasing our seed production in the heart of potato country.


Spreading our Wings in Western New York

Excited to be serving regional chipping processors in the East.


Growing our Farm Family in Nevada

More chip and seed potato acres to love!


css farms mission statement

CSS Farms, a multi-state agricultural business, strives to provide innovative solutions and superior quality and service to our customers. We proudly and relentlessly continue to meet the highest standards of stewardship when it comes to the three things we value most:

Our Land, Our Employees, and Our Communities

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