Quay, other counties in TB-free zone

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced Friday that New Mexico meets the requirements for split-state status for bovine tuberculosis (TB). Only Curry and Roosevelt counties will remain classified as modified accredited advanced and have to have its cattle tested for TB, according [...]

Fed up with the heat? Go metric

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Columnist Summer is still a few days away, but that means nothing to New Mexico. Temperatures have already blasted well beyond the “comfort zone” defined by local meteorologists as 82.61347 degrees and the High Plains have already seen high digits, often going triple. It’s a “dry heat” locals say, not as [...]