John Werries of Chapin one of four 2015 Master Farmers
Area farmer, John Werries of Chapin, was among four Illinois farmers selected as 2015 Master Farmers by Prairie Farmer magazine. The four were honored for their exceptional community service and farming abilities at a ceremony in Springfield, Wednesday, March 11.
Other recipients are Bill Christ, Metamora (Woodford County); Randy DeSutter, Woodhull (Knox County); and Don Schrader, Waterloo (Monroe County).
Candidates are nominated by farmers, agribusiness leaders and agricultural extension specialists from throughout the state.