Tamsui farmer victorious at national pumpkin fest
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.