Drought-tolerant peanuts researched

By Naveen Puppala: Ag sense While peanuts have been a longtime success story in eastern New Mexico, researchers at New Mexico State University’s Agricultural Experiment Station at Clovis and fellow scientists are working to help the best get better. Peanuts are an important legume crop with the seed itself composed of approximately 24 percent protein. […]

2/10 Public record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 2 through Wednesday: • Yannick Ellis, 22, of Clovis, to Kanisha Kahali Mussenden, 26, of Framingham, Mass. • Christopher Thomas Turney, 27, of Lamesa, Texas, to Sarah Samantha Stevens-Lee, 24, of Lubbock. • Archie Ray Knight, 47, to Rebecca Sue Dailey, 42, both of […]

Bogart, Earnest

Earnest Bogart Earnest James Bogart, 69, of Tucumcari, died Monday, Aug. 8 2005, in Albuquerque. He was born on Nov. 23, 1935, in Tucumcari. He had been a welding inspector with Becthal Enterprises in California. He was a member of the BPO Elks Lodge 1172 in Tucumcari. Survivors include his wife, Belle Bogart of San […]

Area Marine lectures in Portales

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Larry Long of Clovis, who is home between tours in Iraq with the Marines, fields a question from the audience during a visit Thursday afternoon to Valencia Elementary School in Portales. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Valencia Elementary fifth-graders received a surprise on Thursday afternoon when one of their […]

A fair state of mind

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Many Clovis families will bring their animals to the New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque this weekend. Curry County has the largest number of people staying in the dorms for those involved in the agricultural competition, said Les Owen, Curry County 4-H agent. “A lot of people joke about […]

Professor holds peanut seminar

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Mani Narayana, a visiting scholar with the New Mexico State University Agriculture Science Center at Clovis, displays Valencia peanuts on the table during peanut field day Thursday at the research field. CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth David Irvin New Mexico farmers and crop scientists gathered Thursday morning on the sandy fields of New Mexico […]