Don Young lives on a half acre of very good soil in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. His pumpkin patch has produced monster pumpkins for almost twenty years. He is a self taught agronomist and attacks each season with new research and tools.
Young has had a lot of fame from his hobby. He was on Good Morning America, The Tonight Show and has won the most prestigious pumpkin contest in America at Half Moon Bay, California. He has yet to grow a world record...But he tries hard every year.