We recommend the following information sources about pumpkin.

collapse General Production Information
Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (ID-56)

Maximizing Pumpkin Production Through Spacing, Fertilizer, Irrigation, and Varietal Selection (Univ. of Connecticut) (html)

Pumpkin Production Guide (NRAES 123) 2003 (NRAES) (page with link to pdf, 272 mb)

Pumpkins (University of Kentucky) (pdf)

Pumpkins, Squashes and Gourds MSUE E-1953 1986 (Michigan State University) (pdf)

collapse Insect Pests and their Management
Cucurbit Insect Management (E-30-W ) (pdf)

Vegetable Insect Identification (E-65-W) (pdf)

collapse Diseases and their Management
Identification & Management of Pumpkin Diseases (BP-17) (pdf)

Pumpkin Disease Management Timeline for Indiana (BP-135-W) (pdf)

Vegetable MD Online - Cucurbit Fact Sheets (Cornell University) (Web site)

collapse Post Harvest Handling
Illustrated Guides to Grading Vegetables - Pumpkin (html)

Produce Facts - Pumpkin & Winter Squash (UC Davis) (html)

collapse Economics and Marketing
Cost of Pumpkin Production in Macomb County, Michigan (Staff Paper 2002-39) (Michigan State University) (pdf)

Jack-o'-Lantern Pumpkin Budget for above paper (Michigan State University) (xls)

Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Production Costs and Revenue Projections 2005 (S. Illinois Univ.)

Kentucky Vegetable Production Budgets (University of Kentucky) (Web site)

Pumpkins: Background & Statistics (USDA ERS, 2019)

USDA Grade Standards- Squash, Fall and Winter Type and Pumpkin (pdf)

Wholesaling Pumpkins 101 (Tennessee)

collapse Research Reports
Pumpkin Research Reports in Midwest Vegetable Trial Reports

collapse Organizations
Indiana Gourd Society

Indiana Pumpkin Growers' Association

Punkin Chunkin Association

collapse Other Links
Search for "pumpkin" on Purdue Web pages

Squash, Pumpkin and Gourd Links from HORT 410, Vegetable Crops Course at Purdue

Vegetable Crops Hotline - Pumpkin Articles