Austin, his wife Teri, and son live on a farm near Wymore. He is part of Zimmerman Hog Farms, located just west of Beatrice. The Zimmerman’s have a specialized pig operation, raising exhibition and breeding stock. Austin started showing pigs at a young age and is still very involved in the show pig industry. Austin is also the general manager for Midwest Livestock systems. His favorite pork dish is BBQ St. Louis style ribs.