A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has gained first place on the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a document for the most important in California.
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Leonardo Urena of Napa gained $15,000 Monday when his pumpkin logged 2,175 kilos.
Weigh-off spokesman Timothy Beeman says Urena’s pumpkin is the second largest within the contest’s historical past. A pumpkin from Washington state weighed practically 2,400 kilos and gained in Half Moon Bay in 2017.
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The 51-year-old says he took up the pastime in 2000 and says he enjoys the pumpkin rising group. He additionally gained the Half Moon Bay contest in 2011.
Urena says he at all times tells his pumpkins he’s pleased with them and he encourages them to continue to grow.
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