The Potato Association of America shall collect and disseminate scientific information relating to all phases of the potato industry, including, but not limited to, teaching, research, outreach, breeding, certification, production, pests, transportation, processing, and marketing and utilization.


  1. Be the leading voice for science-based information about the potato.
  2. Foster strong partnerships between international and national potato professionals.
  3. Have a dynamic, engaged and diverse membership and support the activities of membership groups.