PAA

Potato Association of America names four Honorary Lifetime Members

One of the most significant ways to recognize outstanding contributions to the potato industry and to our organization — the Potato Association of A... READ MORE »

Colorado Potato Beetle SPUDMAN

Colorado potato beetle insecticide resistance requires vigilance, stewardship

Over the past two decades in the Midwest, neonicotinoid insecticides have been the most commonly used management tool for the Colorado potato beetle (... READ MORE »

Using precision agriculture practices in potato production

According to the International Society of Precision Agriculture, “precision agriculture (PA) is a management strategy that gathers, processes and an... READ MORE »

Talking with Thilani Jayakody, an up-and-comer in the potato industry

The work of Thilani Jayakody, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, has recently been recognized by the Potato Association of America in the... READ MORE »

Potato Association of America honors industry up-and-comers

For the past 20 years, the Potato Association of America (PAA) has honored graduate students with cash awards for outstanding student research present... READ MORE »

Maximizing potato production with proper late-season irrigation

Without irrigation, profitable potato production would be unlikely in low rainfall regions. Proper season-long soil moisture is the key to maximizing ... READ MORE »

Herbicide timing is key for effective weed control in potatoes

The timing basics needed for successful weed control in potatoes can be thought of in three manners: There are three “windows of opportunity”... READ MORE »

Beating back Fusarium dry rot in Clearwater Russet

Clearwater Russet offers many advantages to potato growers as a dual-purpose russet cultivar. It produces a high percentage of U.S. No. 1 tubers and h... READ MORE »

Pavek currently leading PAA, but his contributions to potato industry aren’t new

For more than 15 years, Washington State University scientist Mark Pavek has helped potato growers develop more nutritious, hardy and marketable varie... READ MORE »

The relationship between potato tuber yield and thermal stability

In 2011, the Michigan potato industry identified soil health as a key research priority. The following year, it published an informational document (w... READ MORE »


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