Weston Heppner of Nixa, Missouri is the son of Brian and Ronna Heppner. He is a member of the Nixa FFA Chapter. Submitted Photo.

Age: 15

Hometown: Nixa, Mo. 

Parents: Brian and Ronna Heppner

Siblings: Eden and Dawson Heppner

FFA Chapter: Nixa FFA

FFA Advisor: Lena Alsup

What is your involvement in agriculture? 

“My involvement in agriculture revolves around beef and raising and taking care of honeybees. I currently have one hive and hope to have more.” 

What is your favorite part of being involved in agriculture/living on a farm? Why do you enjoy that aspect?

“Seeing the progress and the good people and neighbors I meet along the way.”

What are your future plans? Do they involve agriculture in some way? 

“Yes. My dad has a lawn care business and I plan to continue that, and also have some land and run some cattle on it.”

What is the best advice about agriculture you have received from adults? 

“When it comes to business, my dad has always told me to take care of the customer.”


FFA Greenhand Degree

Editor’s Note: The Nixa FFA Chapter was chartered at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention, held April 21 and 22, 2022 in Columbia, Mo


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