Bradford Pumpkin Breaks Maine Record 

It started as a pumpkin seed, of course, but grew to become the new record holder as the largest pumpkin in the state of Maine.Elroy Morgan took his giant pumpkin to the Damarascotta Pumpkin Festival over the weekend, where Sunday it was weighed… at a whopping 1210 pounds.Morgan won $500 for taking top prize at the festival.Morgan also entered his long gourd in a contest in Topsfield, MA over the weekend. He placed 5th in the world with the gourd measuring 127 and 3/8 inches.Morgan says the key to his success… lots of cow manure.