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 History

PAA History

1.   An article in Potato Grower written by Editor Tyrell Marchant, “Historical Significance PAA celebrates 100 Years” published in the January 2016 Issue and published online: January 06, 2016  2.  A letter written by PAA’s 2015-2016 President Dr. Loretta Mikitzel outlining what The PAA […]

 
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 readers. View the current issue’s table of contents from our […]

 
Honorary Life Members 2018

2018 Honorary Life Member Inductees

One of the most significant ways to recognize outstanding contributions to the potato industry and to our organization, The Potato Association of America, is the awarding of Honorary Life Membership (HLM). This is the highest award bestowed upon an individual by the PAA. Each […]

 
EAPR (The European Association for Potato Research)

EAPR (The European Association for Potato Research)

Mike Thornton is the EAPR country representative for the USA. The EAPR consists of nearly three hundred members, scientists from European countries and more, working on all the aspects of potato research and developments, from genomics aspects to production, storage and processing. Mike’s primary […]

 
 
 

Recent News

 
  • Meeting Announcements

    Meeting Announcements

    January 22 -24, 2019 Idaho Potato Conference & Ag Expo 2019, Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho January 23-25, 2019 Oregon Washington Annual Potato Conference in Kennewick, Washington March 12-13, 2019 EAPR Post Harvest Section meeting in Norwich, UK June 18-21, 2019 EAPR Virology […]

     
     
  • Publication Fee Change Effective January 1, 2018

    Publication Fee Change Effective January 1, 2018

    Beginning January 1, 2018, there will be a single publication fee of $800 per article published in the American Journal of Potato Research. The AJPR is recognized internationally by contributors and readers.  

     
     
  • 2019 PAA Annual Meeting

    2019 PAA Annual Meeting

    Winnipeg is pleased to host the 103rd Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America at the Delta Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada from July 29 to August 1, 2019.  Register today!

     
     
  • 2018 PAA Annual Meeting: Boise, Idaho

    2018 PAA Annual Meeting: Boise, Idaho

     
     
  • 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 […]

     
     
 
 

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