Growing Records

View the Wisconsin Giant Pumpkin Growers statistics for 2015.

World Records

Pumpkin

A mammoth congratulations goes out to Tim Mathison. On October 11, 2013, Tim brought his now world record 2032 pound pumpkin to the Uesugi Farms Pumpkin Park Weigh-off at Morgan Hill, California.

Watermelon

The world's heaviest watermelon weighed 268.8 lbs and was grown by Lloyd Bright (USA) of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, USA in 2005.

Long Gourd

From Combined Locks, WI, Margaret & Glen Martin with their daughter, pose next to a world-record-breaking 135 15/16″ long gourd!

State Records

Pumpkin

Smashing the previous state record, Josiah Brandt of Rudolph, Wisconsin has officially been credited with growing the state’s largest pumpkin. The behemoth weighed in at 2,185 pounds.

Watermelon

man with giant watermelon

In 2005 Charles Johnson of Neenah, WI weighed a 196-lb watermelon, get this… in Nekoosa !!!!

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