“He’s so passionate and laborious working,” Vogler mentioned. “He sees what goes right into a challenge and he is aware of the laborious work it is going to take to succeed, and that serves him properly. He places within the time.”
For Pieper, an enormous a part of having fun with the agriculture business is that it’s a household affair. Enjoying soccer for Caldwell Excessive Faculty retains him busy, however his household has supported him through the years, he mentioned.
“They’re an enormous help system,” Pieper mentioned. “They at all times have my again and have my finest curiosity at coronary heart. They at all times need me to succeed.”
Working the land and elevating animals has introduced his household nearer collectively, Pieper mentioned.
“I’ll at all times keep in mind our late-night talks on the barn the place we focus on various things, and after we are all on the identical wavelength more often than not,” Pieper mentioned. “And I’ll keep in mind going to my grandparents, who’re massive ag individuals, and sitting on tractors and cattle. Agriculture has been part of my life for so long as I can keep in mind.”
Pieper needs to cross on his love for agriculture to the subsequent technology. He works laborious to encourage younger individuals to be concerned in actions like exhibiting animals or taking part in 4-H or FFA.
“I believe advocating for youthful children to be taught extra in regards to the job alternatives in agriculture is an actual massive deal as a result of there’s an abundance of jobs, and if we get youthful children concerned at a youthful age, they’ll keep extra concerned and they’re going to give again to the subsequent technology,” Pieper mentioned.