June Rutherford has the record longest chile recognized by Guinness World Book of World Records for growing a 14 inch Big Jim Chile – in 2012 Jimmy (June’s Son) broke the record with a 17 inch chile!!!
Pictured during the OFFICIAL measuring is Ray Johnson, New Mexico Department of Agriculture with OFFICIAL measuring tape; Andy Nunez, our State Representative and Jimmy Lytle, the grower!!!!
1st WORLD RECORD CHILE – 17 INCHES LONG
2nd OFFICIAL DOCUMENTATION BY NEW MEXICO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.