Wyoming County 2019 Pride of Agriculture Good Neighbors: Breezy Hill Dairy
Bruce and Donna contribute countless hours of their time to youth as leaders of the 4-H Club, “A Little Bit of Everything”. Donna has been a leader of leaders holding officer positions with the Wyoming County 4-H Leaders’ Association. She continues to help organize the 4-H Cookie Sale. Donna serves the Town of Sheldon as their tax collector.
Roger and Debbie are quick to offer to host activities at the farm and have even built out their garage into a space to host family and community events. Debbie has served as a 4-H Leader too. She is also involved in the Ladies Auxiliary for the fire company. Roger served on the Sheldon Town Board. He also served on the Niagara Milk Cooperative Board since 2004 and continues to serve on the Upstate Niagara Milk Producers Cooperative Board today.
Brad and Carolyn have served in leadership roles for Wyoming County Farm Bureau. Brad as an officer and Carolyn as the Promotion and Education Chair. Brad was a director for the Western New York Crop Management Association for six years. Brad has also been a representative to Upstate Niagara’s Young Cooperator Program. Carolyn was part of the leadership team for Agri-Palooza for several years. Most recently, Brad has been involved in the Partners for Agriculture group that successfully led efforts to reestablish an agriculture program at Attica Central School.
This farm team along with their employees provide each other with backstopping to allow all of them to take on leadership roles in the community, developing youth and guiding agricultural organizations. Wyoming County salutes the Almeter Family for their involvement in the community and industry and willingness to share their farm to help young people learn about the possibilities that abound in agriculture in Wyoming County. The Almeter Family, Wyoming County’s 2019 Agricultural Good Neighbors represent the kind of folks who make Wyoming County agriculture great!