Warrensburg IL – The summer
drought may have taken a toll on the corn crop, but this year in Central
Illinois one local farmer is seeing one of the best pumpkins crops.
do well in dry
weather, because too much rain causes diseases. Black Bart's Pumpkin
Warrensburg grew twice as many pumpkins this year.
told WAND the late summer rain helped in boosting the crop. However, not
Black Bart's Pumpkin Patch crops were ready for picking this year. "Some
of our specialty stuff is kind
of limited this year. We didn't have any Indian corn. The corn
just didn't produce."
less corn crop Bart's was
able to salvage the corn maze this year. The pumpkin patch will be busy
the next couple weekends with visitors picking out their pumpkins.