They were marketed as all-purpose for direct to consumer sales and for processing into French Fries (aka chips in the UK.)
Not being grown commercially (as of 2006.)
Nampa Potatoes were developed jointly by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the University of Idaho from a cross between Norgold Russet potatoes and a potato called “A589-65.”
During development, the potato was referred to as “A63126-2.”
Released in 1973.