A whole lotta pumpkin

Pumpkins are ready to be weighed at the annual weigh-in at

The 20th annual Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Weigh-in piqued the
interest of pumpkin patches perusers, as Gary Miller’s 1,391-pound
pumpkin won the contest.
The 20th annual Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Weigh-in piqued the interest of pumpkin patches perusers, as Gary Miller’s 1,391-pound pumpkin won the contest.

A slew of contenders from around the west coast competed for more than $10,000 in prize money. In a pay-by-the-pound system, the winner received $5 per pound for the champion pumpkin.

The grand champion pumpkin and other select pumpkins will be on display and available for photo opportunities through October.

Winners of the 20th annual Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Weigh-Off:

1. 1,391 Gary Miller of Napa; 2. 1,355 Ron Root of Citrus Heights; 3. 1,255 Russ Pugh of Santa Rosa; 4. 1,216 Steve Daletas of Oregon;

5. 1,203 Russ Pingrey of Santa Rosa

6. 1,132 Brant Bordsen of Yuba City

7. 1,097 Pete/Cindi Glasier of Napa

8. 1,053 Richard Larsen of Granite Bay

9. 1,006 Ruben Frias of Napa

10. 998 Leonardo Urena of Napa

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