default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Alaska grower sets record with 138-pound cabbage

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, September 4, 2012 12:06 pm

PALMER, Alaska - The Alaska State Fair says this year's Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off produced a world record.

An entry by Scott Robb of Palmer came in at 138.25 pounds.

The fair says that's 11 pounds heavier than the previous record set in 2009 by Steve Hubacek.

The fair says on its website ( that Hubacek finished second this year with a 126-pound cabbage.

That's just one pound under his previous record.

Third place went to Brian Shunskis, who entered an 94.4-pound cabbage at the weigh-in Friday.

The fair says growers had success despite a summer with rain and cool temperatures.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about


Stanley Nissan Service

Stanley Nissan service

Bill Walker, candidate for governor, was born in Fairbanks before statehood. ...

Wes Madden 2014


Gubernatorial candidate, Bill Walker, is concerned that the state is in a $7 ...

Fairbanks born candidate for governor, Bill Walker asks, "Is Fairbanks better...