Tam­sui farmer vic­to­ri­ous at na­tional pump­kin fest

The China Post - - LOCAL -

Farm­ers from Tam­sui were the big win­ners in this year’s na­tional pump­kin com­pe­ti­tion held in New Taipei City Satur­day.

Farm­ers from New Taipei and Miaoli have been con­test­ing fiercely over the past three years, the Agri­cul­ture Depart­ment of the New Taipei city gov­ern­ment said.

In 2013, Miaoli County farmer Hsu Chang- hao ( ) won with a 197 kg pump­kin. Tam­sui farmer Lin Chien-hsun ( ) came sec­ond with a spec­i­men weigh­ing 192 kg.

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