Start Planning Now for the 2015 99th Annual Meeting of The Potato Association of America July 19-23, 2015 Portland, Maine
Positions currently available in the Potato Industry: J.R. Simplot/Process Potato Commercialization Mgr 07/03/2014 Fungal Plant Pathologists (Two Positions) CSU, Ft. Collins 07/14/2014 Research Assoc-NC State Univ Sweetpotato & Potato Breeding & Genetics Program 07/28/2014 Research Director USPB 09/09/2014 CIP Quantitative Geneticist Sweet Potatoes 09/19/2014 Frito-Lay Potato […]
The 99th Annual Meeting of The Potato Association of America will be held July 19 – 23, 2015 at the Doubletree Hilton-South Portland, Maine. Keep watching for more details.
The bi-monthly publication, The American Journal of Potato Research, provides a forum for publishing the latest research in potato science.
The Potato Association of America is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving potato health and utilization world-wide. Our more than 500 members work to actively promote all aspects of potato production, utilization, biology and breeding.
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.
The original gathering of the six founders in the fall of 1912 the group stated the intent of the organization simply as… “to be an effective national potato association…for promoting the potato industry in all its various phases.” A president was elected, W.A. Martin, […]
The American Journal of Potato Research, formerly titled the American Potato Journal, 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 publisher, Springer. […]
PAA members are very active in their communities conducting research and participating in many outreach events. Members may submit snapshots from the field, tours or conferences by contacting our administrator, Lori Wing. We would all enjoy seeing PAA members in action.
David Thompson New President of WPC Inc. July 18, 2013 With forty years experience in the North American and Global Potato Industry, David Thompson has recently been appointed President and CEO of World Potato Congress Inc, (WPC Inc), an organization headquartered in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada and dedicated […]