Each year at the annual meeting of The Potato Association of America a collection of presentations on a current topic of interest are presented as a half-day symposium. Symposia are organized by members within a section(s). Recent symposia have included topics on ‘Bacterial Diseases’, ‘Potato Phosphorus Management and Utilization for Today and Tomorrow’, and ‘Understanding the Interaction Between Genetics and Environment for Sustainable Production in a Changing Climate’.

  • 2017 Symposium (EP & M Section): “Decision Support Tools and Technologies for Growers,” Andy Robinson, Chair. The organizing committee will include Carl Rosen, Nora Olsen, Carrie Wohleb, Ken Frost and Steve Johnson.
  • 2018 Symposium (joint Plant Protection & Certification Sections,) Andrew Houser proposed a joint Plant Protection and Certification Section symposium for 2018. The tentative title is “Impact of Quarantined Pests on the Potato Industry”. Pam Hutchison will head the planning committee.