Residents gather for annual Field day

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Quay County Extension Agent Tom Dominguez listens as rancher Tom Sidwell describes efforts to keep the Lesser Prairie Chicken off the threatened or endangered species lists.

Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Whether, like Bob Carr, they came to learn about treated wastewater and irrigation, or, like rancher Tom Sidwell, they came for the camaraderie, about 100 area residents gathered for the annual Field Day at the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center in Tucumcari. The event included a barbecue dinner [...]

NMSU Field Day set for Aug. 6

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Leonard Lauriault on the grounds of NMSU's Agricultural Research Center in Tucumcari.

QCS Staff New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari will host its annual Field Day Aug. 6. Jeff Witte, New Mexico secretary of agriculture and director of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, will be featured speaker. Leonard Lauriault, superintendent of the science center, said the field day aims to give the community [...]

Quay County Fairgrounds hosting 4-H horse show, rodeo

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Pole racing, pictured above, will be one of the many events that horse riders will compete in during the Quay County 4-H Rodeo Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fair Grounds.

Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The Quay County Fairgrounds will be site of the 52nd Annual State 4-H Horse Show and Quay County 4-H Rodeo on Friday and Saturday in Tucumcari. Local supporter and horsewoman Ruth Nelson will direct the horse show. Action starts at 7 a.m., Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. [...]