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 […]
Photos taken from the 2015 99th Annual Meeting in Portland, Maine (more coming soon).
Positions currently available in the Potato Industry: J.R. Simplot Agronomy Raw Develop Mgr-Idaho – 06/02/2015 Trident AgProducts, Inc., Director of Research, Washington - 06/05/2015 Global Procurement Agro Senior Mgr..Frito Lay NA – 06/17/2015 NCSU Lab Research Specialist Position – 08/18/2015 MHPEC Applied Potato Research […]
The 100th Annual Meeting of The Potato Association of America will be held July 31st – August 4th at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Website: http://www.experiencegr.com/mipotato
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.
PAA Honorary Life Members From Maine 1953 – E. L. “Dick” Newdick 1958 – Frank W. Hussey* 1963 – Wesley F. Porter* 1967 – Robert V. Akeley* 1967 – Harry E. Umphrey* 1969 – Paul J. Eastman* 1969 – Donald C. Merriam* 1970 – […]
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 […]
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.
Celebrating Spudwomen: Recognizing women of the industry We dedicate this month’s Industry Spotlight to the women of the potato industry. Women have been important working partners throughout the development of agriculture but at the same time agriculture has been viewed as dominated by men. […]