Anational record for the heaviest pumpkin was set Saturday at the Great Pumpkin Farm in Buffalo, NY.
The pumpkin, grown by Scott Andrusz of Williamsville, came in at 2,554 pounds. According to a recent report, the national record was previously 2,528 pounds before the local grower’s pumpkin was presented Saturday at the Clarence farm.
Andrusz had originally hoped to just break the New York State record of 2,517 pounds, according to a news release. His pumpkin will be on display through Oct. 16 at the Great Pumpkin Farm.