Record setting day for New York pumpkin growers

Posted at 6:03 PM, Sep 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-30 18:07:06-04

A new state record for the heaviest pumpkin grown in New York was set at the Great Pumpkin Fair in Clarence.

Karl Haist of Clarence broke the previous record of 1,971.5 pounds with a whopping 2,027 pound pumpkin. He also won $3,500 for his efforts. It's Haist's third year winning the World Pumpkin Weigh-Off. 

Just imagine trying to carve that into a jack-o-lantern.


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