posted on October 19, 2012 at 3:26 PM
Pumpkin farmers say they expect their crop to be one of a few bright spots in a year when most farms have been hit hard by a severe drought that stretches across much of the U.S.
posted on October 14, 2011 at 12:43 PM
CLINTON, Ill. (AP) - Central Illinois farmers say there will beplenty of pumpkins this fall for carving and cooking despite a hot,dry summer. State agriculture officials say Illinois is the...
posted on October 7, 2010 at 2:10 PM
CHAMPAIGN, Ill — After decades of trying to grow perfect, round, orange pumpkins, farmers have found many people believe nothing says Halloween like a warty, twisted gourd in a weird color.
posted on October 3, 2008 at 8:10 PM
SPICER, Minn (AP). - The heaviest pumpkin on record in the state of Minnesota was grown in a small pumpkin patch in rural Spicer.
posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM
NEWTON, N.J (AP) -- One New Jersey farm has a special attraction to go with the season's hay rides and corn mazes: giant pumpkin catapult.
posted on October 27, 2006 at 8:10 PM
Bill Foss has been growing large for 20 years but the 1,213 pound Cucurbita maxima that he grew this year has set a new record in Minnesota.
posted on October 26, 2001 at 8:10 PM
A fungus rising from the ground is attacking fields of pumpkins in the eastern third of the country.