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       The VGPGA on-line silent auction will be hosted on BigPumpkins.com starting January 7th and ending at 4:00PM (Eastern Standard Time) on Sunday, January 15th.  Steve and John have assembled an awesome line-up, get your bids in!
 
        The VGPGA Winter Meeting will be held on Saturday February 4th at the Comfort Inn in Barre, VT.   General meeting starts at 10:00AM. 

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2016 VGPGA crew
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at Sam Mazza's in Colchester, 09/24/2016

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  Want to estimate the weight of your pumpkins?    Here is the OTT  (Over The Top) chart from the GPC Resources page.   Good luck and grow 'em big!

click here to download file

VGPGA Half Ton Club :
   1700 lb level:  Mark and Sharon Breznick (Pittsford)
   1600 lb level:  Dan and Holly Boyce (Benson)
   1600 lb level:  Dick and Ann Squires (Jericho)
   1500 lb level:  Kevin Companion (Huntington)
   1400 lb level:  Laural and Todd Keys (Salem, NY)
   1400 lb level:  Wilbur Horton (Springfield)
   1300 lb level:  Bart Toftness (Wallingford, CT)
   1200 lb level:  John and Kerry Young (Jericho)
   1200 lb level:  Brent Towne (Milton)
   1100 lb level:  Terry Keim (Williston)
   1100 lb level:  Dan Kruszyna (Cheshire, MA)
   1100 lb level:  Steve Minor (South Hero)
   1100 lb level:  Dale Duffy (Fairfax)
   1000 lb level:  Mike & Sharon Morrison (Whitehall, NY)
   1000 lb level:  Randy Stromback (West Chazy, NY)
   1000 lb level:  Mike Cole (Castleton)

Top 20 largest pumpkins grown in (or weighed in) Vermont :

Pounds
Grower
Year

Notes & Awards

1710
Breznick
2014

Topsfield, MA weigh-off and New Vermont State Record

1677
Boyce
2016

1st place at the BigE weigh-off.

1651
Breznick
2014

Frerichs Farm, RI

1649
Squires
2014

1st Place at VGPGA weigh-off and New Site Record

1556.5
Companion
2012

1st Place at VGPGA weigh-off and New State Record

1530.5
Breznick
2013

3rd place Topsfield weigh-off

1508
Breznick
2011

DMG - Exhibition fruit only at VGPGA weigh-off

1498
Breznick
2011

Current VT State Record, Fourth place at Topsfield

1439
Keys
2014

2nd place VGPGA weigh-off - Homegrown

1439
Horton
2015

1st place VGPGA weigh-off

1421
Boyce
2011

1st place VGPGA weigh-off - Site Record

1415
Breznick
2014

1st place Deerfield, NH

1403
Companion
2014

3rd place VGPGA

1392
Breznick
2008

2008-2010 VT State Record, Howard Dill Award Winner

1386
Horton
2012

9th place at Topsfield Fair

1378
Companion
2010

1st place at VGVGA weigh-off.

1377.5
Breznick
2010

Placed fifth at Topsfield Fair

1356
Breznick
2013

Second place at Frerichs Farm

1350.5
Toftness
2016

1st place at VGPGA weigh-off.

1349
Companion
2014

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Mail to:


Ann Squires

PO Box 404

Jericho, VT  05465

 

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Lady Liberty
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Carved by Terry Keim (2008)

New World Record 2323.7 lbs at European Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off by Beni Meier, Switzerland.

 

2008 pumpkin carved by Terry Keim, Lady Liberty.  Displayed at Sam Mazza's Farmstand, complete with a zucchini arm and carrot torch!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vermont Giant Pumpkin Growers
The Green Mountian State
Retrofitted in 2011!