Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Jane Moorman
New Mexico State University 

A look at NMSU research goals


December 2, 2020

NMSU photo: Jane Moorman

Data about the quantity of feed being eaten by individual bulls is gathered by an electronic feeder system at New Mexico State University's Tucumcari Bull Performance Test. The test, established in 1961 in Tucumcari, is the longest-running study in the United States.

New Mexico's $3.17 billion agricultural industry is as diverse as the state's environmental conditions.

With four crop production regions, 11 plant hardiness zones, five watersheds and 126 distinct soil types in New Mexico, agricultural production...

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