A Nearly 2,000-Pound Pumpkin Recently Broke Minnesota’s Largest Pumpkin Record At Stillwater Harvest Fest
Here in Minnesota, we have records for all kinds of things. For example, the longest sturgeon caught on a Minnesota lake measured 78 inches long. The biggest white-tailed deer recorded in Minnesota was a 500-pound buck. And, as of this year’s Stillwater Harvest Fest, Minnesota has a new record pumpkin as well. The impressive pumpkin smashed the previous record by more than 70 pounds. Read on below to see the pumpkin and learn what it takes to grow such a behemoth:
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