By Amanda Hill

Halloween is almost here! The candy is overflowing from its bowl by the door, the perfect costumes have been laid out for a night of “trick or treating” and the jack-o-lanterns are shining on the porch from their goofy—or spooky—faces.

Did you know that your carefully carved pumpkins may have started in a patch right here in the Lone Star State?

Meet Jason Pyle, a Texas pumpkin grower and Floyd County Farm Bureau member, who tends his fields to be sure you and your family enjoy the perfect fall pumpkin.