Darron Gaus

Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Southwest Regional Office

Topic Areas: Crops, Livestock, Local Foods, Soil Health

Specific Areas of Expertise: Plant scient, soil science, horticulture

Darron Gaus grew up in Yoakum, Texas, a small agriculture-based town. After working on a large-scale cow-calf operation, Darron received his degree in Agriculture with a specialization in Plant & Soil Science and Horticulture. Darron has been a fruit and vegetable producer for a nonprofit organization for seven years.

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Texas State University

Previous Experience:
Farm Manager, 2017 – 2022
San Antonio Food Bank, San Antonio, TX

Performed all duties related to fruit and vegetable production on the San Antonio Food Bank farm.

Ranch Hand, 2012 – 2013
Borcher’s Cattle Company, Yoakum, TX

Performed all ranch duties, including herd monitoring and range management.


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