Who grows the world's biggest pumpkins? And why do people get so upset about it?

Clark, E.
November 1991
Yankee;Nov91, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p76
Examines the controversies that have arisen among competitive pumpkin growers such as Wayne Hackney of New Milford, Conn. over who has grown the largest pumpkin in the world. Origins of World Pumpkin Confederation (WPC); Financial benefits of record pumpkin; Importance of pounds, not appearance; Controversy over naming of 1990 record pumpkin; Controversy at Topsfield (Mass.) pumpkin contest; Hackney's Halloween decorations.


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