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 Research Director USPB 09/09/2014 Frito-Lay Potato Variety Qualification Manager 09/17/2014 Applied Potato Pathologist-Aberdeen, Scotland 09/24/2014 Associate Research Specialist-Univ of Wisc-Madison 11/20/2014 Executive Director-Wisc Potato & Vegetable Growers Assn 10/31/2014 SLVRC, Colorado, Research […]
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.
Dr. Eugenia Banks “Potato Woman of the Year 2013” In his speech Gerard Backs describes her as follows: “Eugenia has a professional passion for potatoes and she is a true practitioner who knows that you actually have to be in the field to learn”. […]