Pumpkin weighing 1,066kg wins California contest

HALF MOON BAY, California (AP) — Being cooped up at home due to the pandemic paid handsomely for a Minnesota horticulture teacher who used the extra time to constantly water and feed a massive pumpkin that won this year’s Half Moon Bay pumpkin contest.

‘Travis Gienger, of Anoka, Minnesota, in the United States (US) spent a lot of his free time in the pumpkin patch in his backyard, watering his plants up to 10 times a day and feeding and fertilising them at least twice each day.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin