Jud Flowers

Jud Flowers

Jud Flowers
President

Jud Flowers was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Pan American University in Edinburg, Texas, and went on to do post-graduate work at the Texas A&I University Citrus Research Center.

In 1977, he began his career in the Texas Citrus Industry as the Citrus Research & Demonstration Manager at Rio Farms, Inc. He went on to become the General Manager at Pride O Texas, from 1980-87. From there, he took up the General Manager position at Healds Valley Farms for next 20 years.

In 2007, Jud Flowers along with his business partners, Trent Bishop and TJ Flowers, branched off to pursue the dream of building their own business within the industry that he loved and had known for so long.

In 2007, Jud Flowers along with his business partners, Trent Bishop and TJ Flowers, branched off to pursue the dream of building their own business within the industry that he loved and had known for so long.

Currently, Jud serves as President of Lone Star Citrus Growers. With his vast industry knowledge he continues to do what has worked for him within this industry for the last 35+ years. He works very hard every day at keeping the needs of his growers, customers and employees as priority, knowing that they are the keys to his success.

Jud is an active member of the Texas Citrus Industry, and has served in numerous positions on a variety of boards. Jud is a current member of the Texas A&M Citrus Research Center Advisory Committee, Santa Cruz Irrigation District Board, Texas Citrus Producers Board, Industry Group on HLB and the National Farm Bureau Advisory Committee. He has also served as past Chairman of Texas Citrus Mutual, past Chairman of the Texas Produce Association, past chairman of the Texas Valley Citrus Committee, and a member of the TexaSweet Citrus Marketing board.

Jud has three children with the love of his life Margie, all of whom are involved in the family business. He is a proud grandfather of two, an active member of the Baptist Temple Church in McAllen, TX and is an avid deep sea diver, fisherman and cowboy.