Press release: Upcoming seminar addresses food safety

Brenda Bishop The 43rd Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar, hosted by the Quay County Extension Service, will be held Jan. 27 at the Tucumcari Convention Center.

Free cooking class helps diabetics

Brenda Bishop A special cooking school aimed at helping people with diabetes learn how to prepare delicious foods and manage their blood sugar levels will be held in February. The school will meet for three hours each Monday in February (Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28) from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The classes will […]

Wheatland Extension Club holds final meeting

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Thomas Garcia Together again for the last time, 11 members of the Wheatland Extension Club met at Del’s for their final official function. “Anyone who has not been part of an extension club does not know how they are missed,” said Maxine Wallace. “We are all going to miss it.” For those unfamiliar with Wheatland, […]

Community calendar — Dec. 8

Thursday Eastern New Mexico Feral Hog Symposium at 9 a.m., Tucumcari Convention Center. City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday Quay County Pecan Treasures Food Show at 8 a.m., Quay County Extension Service.

Extension service hosting bake-off

Do you like pecans?

Extension office to host 5K

Tucumcari’s first 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place Oct. 2 beginning and ending at Damon Kvols Park on Hines Street.

County fair books available

QCS staff Powder Blue Premium Books for the Quay County Fair are now available free of charge. Pick up yours at the Extension Office located in the Terry Turner Building at 216 E Center or at various businesses around town. Get your book and start preparing your items to enter in the fair. For information […]

Remembering mother’s calmness

Have you noticed that as we grow older, our memories tend to jump around rather randomly and can land on subjects we haven’t thought of in years? For no known reason, I landed in the early ’40’s and relived a sort of frightening experience. A local woman asked Mother to accompany her to lma so […]

Quay County Extension offers free wheat production workshop

Special to QCS TUCUMCARI, N.M. – The Quay County Cooperative Extension Office is offering a free workshop on Sept. 8 to help area producers grow healthy wheat crops. The workshop targets small-grain feed producers and dry-land producers in Quay, Curry and Roosevelt counties. “Small-grain crops are a big agricultural commodity in our area,” said Tom […]

Extension service offering program for those with diabetes

By QCS Staff Another series of the Keep Moving Keep Healthy With Diabetes program will begin next week, according to a press release. The Quay County Extension Office has teamed up with the Joslin Diabetes Research center to offer a program for people with diabetes or pre-diabetes. The program focuses on using exercise as a […]