Pumpkin farmer: Halloween staple tough to grow this year

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If you’re going to buy a pumpkin for Halloween, do it now.

It was a tough year to grow this staple item of Halloween, according to Tom Nelson and his niece Kate Brown of Dellavale Farm in Amsterdam.

Initial dry weather meant a slower start to the season, they said. Then the opposite happened – too much rain.

Learn about how all the extra care that went into this season, and potential problems they could face with the existing crop heading closer to Halloween, by watching the video of Tessa Bentulans story.