Local Grower Retires after Long Heritage within Citrus Industry

4 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, January 08 2019 Jan 8, 2019 January 08, 2019 10:09 AM January 08, 2019 in Community - Con Mi Gente
By: Rick Diaz

MISSION – The citrus industry runs deep in a Rio Grande Valley farmer’s DNA.

Richard Shull has seen big changes in the industry.

Citrus groves are slowly disappearing as the Valley’s population is growing.

Shull’s grandfather was O.F. Marrs of Donna and developed Marrs Orange, a major spark for the citrus industry.

It’s a rich heritage, but now Shull says it’s time to do something else with his life.

It’s time to sit back.

Watch the video above for the full segment of Con Mi Gente.

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