March 4, 1969
February 28, 2007
Marshall Rowley, only son of Mrs. H.G. Rowley of Portales and her late husband has been selected by New Mexico Association of Soil and Water Conservation as conservation rancher of the year. His program of distribution of grazing with his control of erosion and use of chemicals in eradication of weeds won him the recognition and honor. Rowley was reared in Portales and received his degree from the present Eastern New Mexico University when it was a junior college.