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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Iowegian Anamosa, IA BPIowegian@aol.com

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We started the field pumpkins this afternoon.
2 of the 146 Fleser (211 Mackinnon x 181 Mackinnon) Michigan state record
2 of the 119 Barlow Jacobus (175 Wagler x open)
1 189 Crews (158Crews x self)
and 2 of my personal best 97 McWilliams (87 McWilliams x open)

We are starting 12 days later than last year, when we had some mature too fast and rot. With the cold weather this year, the soil still needs to warm up a lot.

This morning Jacob and I went fishing and caught 16 nice crappies. I buried the remains for 3 long gourd plants. I also tilled up 30 inch planting spots in the cover crop for the field pumpkins while Jacob planted 25 tomato plants. We want that soil to start warming up. Looks like starting tomorrow that might happen.
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