How to Start a Pepper Farm

Peppers range from mild, meaty and spicy varieties. They are easy to grow, require occasional watering, warm weather and at least 7 hours sunlight.
To start the business you need agricultural land, good seeds, equipment and labor. Find out zoning requirements, startup costs and tax. Learn how to grow them, select the type popular in your area and dig a borehole/well.
Health Benefits of Pepper
Pepper improves cognitive function, provides respiratory relief and has antibacterial quality. It supports weight loss, skin care, improves digestion.  It is believed to revitalize hair, used to treat dandruff and cures vitiligo. 
It could be applied as a scrub too exfoliate the skin, fight wrinkles, aid the treatment of diabetes. Some believe it improves fertility in men, helps quit smoking and improves oral health.
It relives cold, cough, fight infections, lower blood pressure. Despite all the benefits pepper should be avoided during pregnancy or while breast feeding. It also causes irritation and red eyes.
Benefits of Pepper
         improves cognitive function
         provides respiratory relief
         has antibacterial quality
         supports weight loss
         skin care
         improves digestion
         revitalize hair
         used to treat dandruff
         cures vitiligo
         exfoliates the skin
         fight wrinkles
         aid the treatment of diabetes
         improves fertility in men
         help quit smoking
         improves oral health
         relives cold, cough
         fight infections
         lower blood pressure
It has many culinary used in stews, soups and dishes. It is a primary ingredient in black pepper sauce, Lack pepper tea. Pepper is grilled, boiled, steamed, ground, grated or fried. They are canned, turned into powder or different food products.
         Black pepper sauce
         Lack pepper tea
         Different food products.
Types of Pepper
There is a huge variety of pepper to choose based on tastes, texture, color and flavor. Popular types are Bell pepper, Jalapeno, cayenne, habanero, piri-piri and capsicum.
Others are sweet chili peppers, pubescens, malagueta pepper, scotch bonnet, Trinidad moruga, Trinidad scorpion and Madame Jeanette. Serrano peppers are small, green and hot to taste while Jalapeno are spicy, red or green.
Anaheim are moderately hot green with long slender shape. Pimentos are red, heart shaped mildly hot while bell peppers come in different colors of orange, green, yellow and red.
Different Types of Pepper
         Bell pepper
         Chili peppers
         Malagueta pepper
         Scotch bonnet
         Trinidad moruga
         Trinidad scorpion
         Madame Jeanette
         Serrano peppers
Make sure you have a good irrigation system, and fence. You need wheelbarrow, rake, digger, shovel and thermometer. More equipment is fertilizer/chemical injector, harvest bins, picnic basket. Buy attached lid plastic containers, tying tools, blades and shears. Stakes.
List of Farming Equipment
         irrigation system
         Perimeter Fence
         Fertilizer/chemical injector
         Harvest bins
         Picnic basket
         Attached lid plastic containers
         Tying tools
         Pepper Cage
How to Grow Peppers
They will grow in flowering pots, containers, flower beds farm ground. The soil should have enough organic matter and compost. The soil composition should have a PH level not exceeding 7.2.
Make sure the farm has adequate water and soil should be properly drained. Plant seeds 25 inches apart, water immediately. The total water requirements weekly should not exceed 2 inches. 
To stimulate fast growth introduce liquid plant food and fertilizer. The soil should be kept moist by introducing mulch. As they grow the stems would need support so use stakes to carry the plants weight.
To harvest use clean shears to remove ripe ones. Storage method involves keeping in airtight container, drying them or refrigeration.

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