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Max Armstrong shares some watermelon history, and insight

July 9, 2021

Max Armstrong looks back on the days of crop cultivation and his days picking watermelons for a neighboring farmer. Max shares some interesting facts about watermelons from the first harvest to the first cookbook that included the recipe for watermelon rind pickles. There's even news of a record setting watermelon.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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