PAA to meet in Boise

2018 PAA Annual MeetingIdaho will host the Potato Association of America’s 102nd annual meeting, from July 22 to 26 at the Boise Centre in Boise. With a membership of over 500 individuals and 20 organizations, the association is comprised of potato industry personnel and growers, private and public potato researchers and university research and extension researchers. More than 250 association members are expected to attend this year’s meetings and seminars. Each year, the association recognizes individuals with honorary lifetime memberships for their career achievements within the potato industry. This year’s honorary life member inductees are Robert Hoopes, a Frito-Lay potato breeder; Washington State University’s Rick Knowles; the University of Idaho’s Stephen Love; and Leigh Morrow, director of agronomy for eastern North America for McCain Foods. Potato Association of America