The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By David Stevens
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Pages past, July 7: Too much rain for broom corn

 

Last updated 7/6/2021 at 2:23pm



On this date …

1941: A. B. Cares of Pep had lost about 25 acres of broom corn to heavy rainfall. Overnight rainfall had measured 3 inches.

Cares, described by the Portales Daily News as “one of the best dry land farmers in the country,” sai...



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