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08:00AM Nov 25, 2019

Thanksgiving Meal Price Tag Rises Slightly

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

In its 34th study, the American Farm Bureau Federation found 2019’s price tag for a traditional Thanksgiving meal rose just one penny to $48.91 for 10 people. This amounts to

18:32PM Oct 27, 2019

Inspectors find pests in imported pumpkin shipment

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Pumpkins can be carved into scary jack-o-lanterns this time of the year, but there’s something scarier when it comes to imported pumpkins: invasive species.

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12:38PM Oct 22, 2019

Top 10 Pumpkin-Producing States

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

In 2018, five states produced more than 1 billion pounds of pumpkins—about 40% of total U.S. production, USDA reports.

16:53PM Oct 16, 2018

Plenty of pumpkins still available

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

With just two shipping weekends before Halloween, there is an abundant amount of pumpkins to be sold.

21:34PM Aug 24, 2018

PSL season is here. Bring on the pumpkins!

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

It’s officially pumpkin spice latte season — Dunkin’ Donuts starts serving the iconic fall drink Aug. 27, and Starbucks starts the next day — which means thoughts will be turning

16:21PM Sep 22, 2017

Has America Hit Peak Pumpkin?

AgWeb Staff
AgWeb Contributor

The obsession with pumpkin spice is now worth roughly $500,000 annually and its use is up tenfold since 2004. But, is peak pumpkin on the way?

15:42PM Oct 30, 2015

U.S. Pumpkin Growers Scared They'll Buck Big Production Trend

The trend is clear - consumers want pumpkins. But 2015 may prove to be a struggle to meet the growing demand.