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Agriculture and Horticulture Crops: Big Pumpkin

Ag & Hort Crops: Big Pumpkin

August 13, 2021

The super sized pumpkin grown by Don Young and Tommy Rhodes of Des Moines bested the competition, tipping the scale at 915 pounds, to win First Place and a $1850 cash award in the Big Pumpkin Contest, judged Friday, August 13, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

David Miller of Riverside claimed Second Place and $800, with a 716-pound pumpkin.

The 637-pound entry by Paul Harrington of Blakesburg earned third place and $450.