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 […]

Ag Science Center Field Day set for Aug. 6

Tree and turfgrasses will be featured topics at the Annual Field Day sponsored by the New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. The featured speaker will be Lowell Catlett, regents professor and dean and chief administrator officer of the College of Agriculture and Home Economics, NMSU at Las Cruces. Attendees also will get […]

Former Rattler plays Pistol Pete

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A couple of years ago, the cowboy with twirling six-shooters, who’d been the Aggies’ mascot for 40 years, suddenly disappeared. A foam-head replacement called Lasso Larry just didn’t seem able to fill Pistol Pete’s capacious boots. Fans at NMSU’s games felt a sense of loss, there was mourning among […]

Science field day is Aug. 1

Special to the QCS Crops, climate, turfgrass and dairy will be the themes of an Aug. 1 field day at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari. “The primary goal of the field day is to increase the community’s awareness of the center and its activities, and to highlight the broad range of […]

Area business owners look to Web

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By Ryn Gargulinski When boot maker Tim Bishop first started his Tucumcari-area shop several years ago, he said he had no idea he could easily sell his custom boots to people in other countries. But he said a quick two-day e-commerce workshop helped open his eyes to the miles of possibility the Internet offers. The […]

Ag Seminar proves successful

By Leslie Radford: Quay County Sun Over 100 people participated in this year’s Ag Seminar at the Tucumcari Convention Center Thursday morning. They enjoyed various programs relating to agriculture and home economics, ag-related vendor booths and good eating. The 37th Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar sponsored by the Quay County Extension was free and open […]

Ag, home economics seminar today

QCS STAFF The Quay County Extension Service is sponsoring the 37th Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar today at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The seminar is free and open to the public. Registration and refreshments begin at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is catered by Caprock Creek Ranch and provided by Ag New Mexico and other area businesses. […]