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

By David Stevens

Pages past, Sept. 22: Rain soaks fields of broomcorn


Last updated 9/21/2021 at 4:02pm

On this date …

1971: Soaking rains brought mixed responses from regional farmers.

As reported by the Portales News-Tribune:

“The moisture was not welcome to farmers with broomcorn down in the rows, waiting to be stacked, and the dripping sky...

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