Rest Assured, Pumpkin Harvest Looking Fine

Headlines were predicting a major pumpkin shortfall this time last year as half of the crop was threatened by the combination of early rains and fast spreading diseases.

The University of Illinois Extension reports that this year’s harvest is in much better shape. The weather has been much more forgiving, and an initially scary outbreak of downy mildew was confined to a small area of that state.

Read more about state of the pumpkin harvest here!

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