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Potato Association of America 2020 In Person Meeting Cancelled


The organizing committee along with the Potato Association of America (PAA) have decided to cancel their 2020 in person meeting due to the ongoing global pandemic, Angela Richardson, PAA administrator, says in an email.

PAA is currently surveying its membership about hosting a virtual conference instead. The 104th annual meeting was scheduled to take place in Missoula, Mont. from July 19 to 23.

PAA is still planing on preceding with the 2021 in person meeting scheduled for July 23-29 in Charlottetown, P.E.I., Richardson says.

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