Austin Wippel was the 2015 Star Farmer.

Wippel named American Star Farmer

Austin Wippel, of the Westfall FFA Chapter in Ohio was named the American Star Farmer at the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky.

The American Star awards — including the American Star Farmer, American Star in Agribusiness, American Star in Agricultural Placement and American Star in Agriscience — are awarded to FFA members who demonstrate outstanding agricultural skills and competencies through completion of a supervised agricultural experience. A required activity in FFA, an SAE allows students to learn by doing by either owning or operating an agricultural business, working or serving in an internship at an agriculture-based business or conducting an agriculture-based scientific experiment and reporting results.

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