The Potato Association of America

"A Professional Society for Advancement of the Potato Industry"

 
 
 

Welcome to The Potato Association of America website!

The Potato Association of America (PAA) was formed in 1913 by a handful of dedicated individuals from Maine, New York, Colorado and Washington D.C. Members are primarily from the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Latin America, but another 30 countries throughout the world are represented in the membership.

 
PAA 2016 Logo

PAA History

Two top-rated potato magazines..Potato Grower and Spudman..have published articles about PAA’s 100th meeting coming up July 31 – August 4, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is an invitation to members and non-members to join The PAA Executive Committee and Local Arrangement Committee to come […]

 
American Journal of Potato Research

American Journal of Potato Research

The American Journal of Potato Research (AJPR), formerly titled the American Potato Journal (APJ), is a  premier outlet for reporting of scientific advances on the potato. The AJPR is recognized internationally by contributors and readership. View the current issue’s table of contents from our […]

 
2016 Honorary Life Member Inductees

2016 Honorary Life Member Inductees

William L. Campbell   Bill Campbell’s life has been intertwined with the potato since his first undergraduate experiment at Oregon State University in 1978. Over time, he became the go-to guy for all things potato for the state of Alaska, from providing seed to […]

 
EAPR (The European Association for Potato Research)

EAPR (The European Association for Potato Research)

  SECTION OF MEETINGS OF EAPR: The 20th Triennial Conference of the EAPR will be held in Versailles, France, July 9-14, 2017. Registration for the 20th Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research is now open. The conference theme is “Potato facing […]

 
 
 

Recent News

 
  • 2016 PAA Annual Meeting

    2016 PAA Annual Meeting

    Photos from 2016 100th Annual Meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan

     
     
  • Endowment Fund Donors

    Endowment Fund Donors

    The Potato Association of America “ENDOWMENT FUND DONORS” Gifts made to the Endowment Funds may be given “In Memory Of” or “In Honor Of” PAA members, family members, or to the Frank L. Haynes Graduate Student Research Award Fund. Contributions are cumulative, eventually qualifying […]

     
     
  • Employment Opportunities

    Employment Opportunities

    Positions currently available in the Potato Industry: MHPEC Applied Potato Research Agronomist – 07/21/2016 Regional Agronomist -Little Potato Company, Western Canada – 08/16/2016 Crop Improvement Global Leader at CIP in Peru – 09/22/2016 Asst/Assoc Prof-Breeding & Genetics-Univ-Minnesota – 10/03/2016 Asst Prof in Vegetable Crop […]

     
     
 
 

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