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Sep 17, 2015 2:19 PM CST
|Most of those are C. moschata grown for Libby's . The decorative pumpkins sold for halloween are a small market but what most people are familiar with. These are mostly C. pepo with an occasional C. maxima.|
Sep 17, 2015 2:31 PM CST
|:Pumpkins grown in Illinois are used by local markets and big time producers; the big time production fields are often grown in irrigated fields in Tazwell and Mason counties just south of Peoria. There are several fields in Sangamon Co. (where I live) mostly for local outlets.
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