Extension office teams up with Joslin Diabetes Center to present program

By QCS Staff The Quay County Extension Office is teaming up

Entries sought for Pecan Show on Dec. 6 at Festival of Trees

By QCS Staff The Quay County Pecan Show sponsored by the Quay County Extension office is part of the Festival of Trees

Extension club members show, place in arts show

By QCS Staff Last week Tucumcari hosted 100 women from around the state at the Extension Association of New Mexico State Meeting.

Extension Service to get new home

By Chelle Delaney In the next two weeks, Quay County expects to complete its purchase of a downtown building that will house the new offices for the Quay County Extension Service, said Richard Primrose, Quay County manager. “As soon as we close on the property, we’ll get them out of basement,” Primrose said. For almost [...]

Ag, home economics seminar on Thursday

Some of the state’s top veterinarians and agricultural experts will be presenters at the upcoming 40th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar on Thursday at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Programs will begin at 9 a.m. with a variety of topics, inlcuding: John Wenzel, Extension Veterinarian, will speak on animal health topics including TB, brucellosis, bovine [...]

January’s to-do list for gardeners

By Tom Dominguez In preparation for your spring garden, here’s a checklist for January. l The life of the flowering pot plant received as a Christmas gift can be prolonged with proper care. Keep the plant out of range of heating ducts and away from heating units. Keep in a cool room at night, preferably [...]

December 1948

Rosella Johnson of Logan went to Santa Fe to be sworn in as a private of the Women’s Army Corps. … Vallie Sharp and Maude Burnham asked the city council to contribute utilities and staff for the USO center. … Blass L. Jimenez sustained a broken leg while riding horseback with J.V. Gallegos, assistant district [...]

First pecan seminar set for Oct. 4

Quay County, along with the New Mexico Pecan Growers Association and Northeastern District, will host a New Mexico Cooperative Extension Pecan Seminar on Oct 4, according to a press release. “This program will be for both small and large scale type pecan producers. I think we have something to offer everyone, with the quality of [...]

Fair to celebrate 100th year

Fair to celebrate 100th… The Travis Nelson Building was one of the original exhibit buildings.  For years all of the Home Arts Entries were displayed in this building. Then in the n the late 1970s, the building was remodeled by the 4-H clubs and became a club meeting place. The building was renamed in honor of [...]

New agent joins extension office

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tom Dominguez, 37, is the new agriculture extension agent for Quay County. Dominguez came to the Quay offices from Pecos, Texas, where he was the extension agent in Reeves County for four years. He’s been involved with the extension program for about 10 years. He holds a master’s degree [...]