The president of the Sinaloa, Mexico-based grower group CAADES has died.

Heriberto Armando Borboa Lopez died March 6 in Sinaloa, said Allison Moore, communications director of the Nogales, Ariz.-based Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. He was 50.

Borboa Lopez’s term at CAADES (the Confederation of Agricultural Associations of the State of Sinaloa) was set to end the week of March 11, Moore said.

A native of Guasave, Sinaloa, Borboa Lopez also served as president of the Growers Association of the Rio Sinaloa Poniente from 2009 to 2011.