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  • NM chiles grown in space

    New Mexico State University, Syndicated content|Nov 24, 2021

    Did you know a chile cultivar developed at New Mexico State University is being grown aboard the International Space Station? The NuMex Espanola Improved pepper is part of NASA's Plant Habitat-04 experiment, and NMSU graduates are among the researchers and scientists who helped chile find its way to space. NuMex Espanola Improved is a hybridization between Hatch Sandia and the traditional Espanola Valley native type peppers of northern New Mexico and was developed in 1984 by Roy Nakayama, NMSU...

  • Center to host in-person field day

    New Mexico State University|Jul 28, 2021

    For the first time since 2019, New Mexico State University's agricultural science center in Tucumcari will host an in-person field day Tuesday. Last year's field day took place in a virtual setting due to COVID-19 restrictions. Although this year's field day will take place in person at the Rex E. Kirksey Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari, COVID-19 safe practices will be respected. Presentations will also be posted to the center's Facebook page. "While we did our best in 2020 to do a virt...

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