The changing of the guard at the New Mexico Chile Association – outgoing President Dino Cervantes, left, and incoming President Gene Baca.
Paul Bosland, left, Chile Pepper Institute, Las Cruces, N.M., and Jerry Miller, High Desert Agricultural Consulting LLC, Tucson, Ariz., at the chile conference.
Chile peppers (green pods in photo) are New Mexico's signature crop.
A poster board showcasing advances in chile pepper research.
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