What to look for

  • Large, firm, and heavy
  • Uniform in color and size

What you don’t want

  • Misshapen or too small
  • Lightweight or wilted
  • Dirty or damaged

How to prepare peppers

  • Leave ½ to 1 inch of stem

Suggested exhibit quantity

  • State Fair: 3 specimens
  • County Fair: Check your fair book


Watch what a judge looks for when judging peppers and how to select which ones to bring to the fair

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