It’s a great Pumpkin Field Day, Charlie Brown

The Western Agricultural Research Station of OARDC, CFAES’s research arm, is holding its Pumpkin Field Day for growers on Aug. 17. What’ll you get? Research updates by OARDC scientists on weed, disease and pest management and on new pumpkin and winter squash varieties.

Registration is $5. You can register to attend online.

Ohio’s 2016 pumpkin crop, 6,700 acres in all, had a production value of more than $16 million, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

OARDC’s Western branch is in South Charleston, about 40 miles west of Columbus.

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