Inflation hits East Texas pumpkin patches, but drought hasn’t hurt them

Published: Sep. 22, 2022 at 6:25 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2022 at 9:55 PM CDT
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Despite the extreme heat and droughts this summer, Texas A&M AgriLife Agricultural and Natural Resources Agent Mark Carroll said pumpkins are in great supply this year. “Pumpkins are irrigated, and so we used drip irrigation to water the pumpkins, so they were able to continue to pump water to keep the pumpkins growing,” Carrol said.