Don Mabs

Chief Agricultural Operations Officer
Porterville, CA
Team member since 1995

Responsible for the daily oversight of all of AgriCare’s farming activities, Don’s role has also included managing the selection of multiple redevelopment opportunities and orchard acquisitions. With over 40 years of experience in the development of new citrus varieties, Don is an invaluable team member because of his leadership in addressing the issues that arise with the various cultural changes of varieties.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Fruit Industries
California Polytechnic State University, Pomona

Experience

Prior to joining AgriCare in 1995, Don managed more than 2,000 acres of farm land as part of a family citrus business.

Experiences in development projects for the nursery, development programs and overseeing production levels prepared him for a role with AgriCare where he could use his knowledge and expertise to help clients improve the productivity and safety of their farming operations and assets.

In addition to his daily oversight of all of AgriCare’s farming activities, his role has included managing the selection of multiple redevelopment opportunities and orchard acquisitions. Additionally, with over 40 years of experience in the development of new citrus varieties, Don is an invaluable piece of the AgriCare team because of his leadership in addressing the issues that arise with the various cultural changes of varieties.

With a heart for passing on his experiences to the next generation, Don has also been hands on in the company’s management training program and is always willing to take a moment to pass his years of wisdom on to other members of the AgriCare team.

Family

When not busy with the daily farming duties, Don enjoys fly fishing and travel. He is also heavily involved with his local church, even playing the organ and keyboard for services on occasion. Don and his wife, Kathy, live near Ducor, CA. They have 4 children and 11 grandchildren.

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