Field pumpkins grown in 8-acre field, more than 1500 grown in corn in 8-acre field. They are sold for Halloween pumpkins and also used for livestock feed and table use. Last year sale of pumpkins paid fertilizer bill for corn. Many farms in Cannon District grow a few hills of this crop. Located six miles south of Woodbury.
One in a series of photographs of agricultural activities in Cannon County, TN that were taken by W.L. Clement, District Conservationist for the U.S. Soil Conservation Service, and his assistants between the mid-1940s and mid-1970s.
Photographs of W.L. Clement, U.S. Soil Conservation Service;
Photographic prints; Pumpkins
Cannon County (Tenn.);
Soil Conservation District or Watershed
TN-SCD-19; Stones River
Approx. 4.5" x 4"
Publication of the United States government. Not copyrighted;
Conditions for use
May be freely reproduced. Please credit the original photograph to: United States Soil Conservation Service. Credit the source of the digital item to: Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University.
Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University;