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Monday, August 17 View Page
Squash Growing 2020 Set off on a mission this year in an attempt to break the Pennsylvania State Squash Record which currently stands @ 1,159 lbs. Big day in the patch today August 17, 2020 the Squash in the back just tied up with the PA state record with a 372 ott on the 2018 GPC chart putting it at an estimated 1,161 lbs! Plant is still healthy, stump, stem, and fruit are looking good. Still putting on the pounds, 5 weeks till Barnesville. Dont plan on taking the foot off the gas here so I will see how big I can get this thing before the Barnesville weigh-off. Squash in the front is just under 1,100 and should have no problems breaking the record as well. I just need to get them to a scale in tact.
 
Monday, August 24 View Page
Squash are Still growing nicely Infact I might have been pushing them too hard I am getting some pretty good shoulder splitting and some splitting on the rear end I have been taken care of. Hopefully this does not get to deep and cause some more serious issues. Zappa, thank you, and Best of luck to you as well! It sounds like both of our squash are similar in size which makes it fun. I am sure there are some other big ones out thier with all the sun we had this summer so no matter how the weigh-offs turn out I am just happy put one or two over the current state record. Your Squash looks great as well, ideal shape, nice ribbing, and appears to be medium green. Mine is a medium green, tall fruit, which is developing deep ribbing, and a dill ring over the back half.
 
Monday, September 14 View Page
Alright 10 days out till Barnesville and the 1701 is still putting on pounds. I am still getting measurable growth and plenty of growth splits on the shoulders and rear end. I have a couple splits on the rear I have been treating. This Squash should be the biggest fruit I have grown to date. Zappa it sounds like our squashes are running neck and neck but you might have me by a nose hair on the ott.
 
Monday, September 14 View Page
Squash #2 Taping over the current PA state record as well. I plan on taking the biggest to Barnesville and will have to see where the boss is taking this one...
 

 

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