Corrales community mourns death of Wagner Farms founder

New Mexico

CORRALES, N.M. (KRQE) – The community of Corrales is mourning the death of Gus Wagner, founder of Wagner Farms.

For decades, Wagner Farms has specialized in growing green chile, apples, pumpkins and more. The family announced on Thursday that Gus Wagner, founder of Wagner Farms died over the weekend.

Along with farming, Wagner served eight years as a Corrales city councilor and more than 26 years as a broad member of the Rio Grande Conservancy District.

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