Pete and Kristy Broughton of Broughton Diversified Farming Honored as Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbors for 2018
Written by WBTA STAFF on March 5, 2018
Pete and Kristy Broughton are generous neighbors in Wyoming County. Their home and business Broughton Diversified Farming, are located in Silver Springs. Pete and Kristy give of their time and talents in many leadership roles. They can also be depended upon when disaster strikes in their neighborhood to lend a helping hand. On Saturday, March 3rd, at the Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Dinner at the North Java Fire Hall, they were named the 2018 Wyoming County Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbors.
Pete’s present leadership roles include President of the Letchworth Central School Board, Open Class Superintendent of the Livestock Show at the Wyoming County Fair and a member of the 4-H Livestock Committee. Kristy is a member of the Wyoming County 4-H Program and Dairy Committees and Leader of the Showin’ and Growin’ 4-H Club. Pete is a former President of Wyoming County Farm Bureau. He has served in a leadership capacity with beef organizations across New York.
Their farming enterprise includes custom heifer raising, field crops, custom field operations and Hubner seed sales. They are a respected local employer. On numerous occasions, Pete has lent a helping hand by moving livestock, sharing equipment or just getting a crop in for someone in need. The Broughton’s willingly reach out when neighbors are in need.
Their work with youth extends to countywide activities. Pete is always on hand helping to keep the 4-H Livestock Sale moving smoothly and sorting and loading animals following the sale. Kristy is often observed helping a youngster with an animal of one sort or another. They support the activities of FFA at Letchworth too.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wyoming County and Wyoming County Farm Bureau are proud to honor Pete and Kristy Broughton as Wyoming County’s 2018 Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbors.