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Productive Peppers

July 31, 2013

Weekly ag column by Mike Boersma County Extension Educator with the U of M Extension Service in Murray and Pipestone Counties
This week's article is written by Kirby Schmidt, Extension Ag Summer Intern, based in Pipestone and Murray Counties.

-Mike Boersma

Productive Peppers

Have you planted any peppers in your garden? At this point they might already have some small peppers starting to form, or even just the initial flowers. If you like peppers as much as I do, then a sight like this is definitely exciting. However, as I have witnessed, once those peppers start to grow it seems as if my entire plant starts to go downhill, and literally fall over because of the overwhelming amount of peppers growing. While looking for “stronger” pepper plants might seem like an answer, the current plants you have are the solution you are looking for. As August approaches, believe it or not, there is still a chance to make a difference in the production output of your pepper plants and their overall strength.

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