Michigan Pumpkin Farmers See Boost From East Coast Shortage

A few weeks ago, Hurricane Irene missed Michigan weather-wise but the impact left on the East Coast is now being felt here, in the form of pumpkins.

Thousands of acres of pumpkins were left underwater after the hurricane season and now the gourd-less states are asking Michigan to share theirs.

The demand has forced pumpkin farmers here in Michigan to work harder and earlier than in year's past.

9&10's Eric Lloyd and photojournalist Joel Deaner were in spoke with some of those in the know and have more details.