July 23, 1995 in Nation/World

Uncertain Harvest Farming Subsidies: The Top 100

 

Unpublished correction: 57. Delegane Brothers should read Delegans Brothers.

Recipients of the largest federal farm payments within Lincoln, Spokane and Whitman counties in 1994: Recipient Location Payment Program 1. Wheatlife Farms Colfax $542,192 B, W, CRP, FS 2. Wash. Dept. of Natural Resources *Ellensburg $180,963 W, B, O, CRP 3. W & L Family Farms c/o L. Broeckel LaCrosse $157,289 CRP 4. Zagelow Joint Venture Odessa $148,588 W, B, CRP, C 5. Norm Druffel & Sons Pullman $125,770 B, W 6. Clark, Colins & Clark Group Pullman $121,220 W, B, CRP 7. Wm & Jayne Deife Marlin $118,852 W, CRP 8. The Sheffels Co. GP Wilbur $117,396 W, B, CRP, C 9. Nollmeyer Farms Reardan $107,384 W, B, CRP 10. K and J (Kupers) Farms Inc. Harrington $103,681 W, B, D 11. Emtman Brothers Farms Valleyford $102,655 W, B, C, D 12. Spokane Hutterian Bretheren Inc. Reardan $97,430 W, B, CRP 13. Bodeau Brothers Wilbur $93,750 W, B 14. Evans & Son GP Almira $90,280 W, B, CRP 15. LM Farms St. John $87,772 W, B, CRP 16. Wim & Sons Joint Venture (Dreger) Wilbur $86,143 W, B, O, CRP, C 17. A&K; Farms GP (Eagle) Almira $84,972 W, B, C 18. Phillips Joint Venture Harrington $84,783 W, B, C 19. East Downing Farms St. John $83,217 W, B, CRP, C 20. Garrett Land & Livestock Endicott $82,883 W, B, CRP 21. Thorn Creek Farms c/o Bob Maley Thornton $77,590 W, B 22. Randy Camp LaCrosse $75,517 CRP, C 23. Corbett Draw Farms GP (Sheffels) Wilbur $75,418 W, B, CRP 24. Duane Lashaw Valleyford $75,304 W, B, C, D 25. Bogar Schmierer GP Odessa $75,236 W, B, CRP 26. Dale F. Mays LaCrosse $75,153 CRP, C 27. Allington Ranches Inc. Odessa $74,989 W, B, CRP 28. SJS Enterprises Group Colfax $73,780 W, B 29. Jackson W. Smith & Son Inc. St. John $73,466 W, B, CRP, C 30. Delmore Inc. Colfax $73,204 W, B, CRP 31. Jon Cox Hay $72,941 W, B, CRP, C, LF 32. Moore 2 Farms c/o Dan Moore LaCrosse $72,808 W, B, CRP 33. S&D; Investments Pullman $72,488 W 34. Timmco Joint Venture Harrington $72,205 W, B, CRP 35. Willson-Monson Group LaCrosse $71,818 W, B, O, C 36. Cloaninger Farms Inc. Colfax $69,424 W, B, CRP, C 37. Henry Fisher & Son Oakesdale $68,936 W, B, CRP, C 38. McGregor Land & Livestock Co. Hooper $67,988 W, CRP 39. Swannack Farms Inc. Lamont $67,548 W, B, CRP, H 40. West Hills JV (Sheffels) Wilbur $64,601 W, B, CRP, LF 41. Kevin R. Kaelin Spokane $62,940 W, B, C, D 42. Homberg Farms Inc. Odessa $62,565 W, BD, CRP 43. Sherwood Farms Wilbur $61,962 W, B, 44. S&S; Farms Thornton $61,300 W, B, C 45. Neilson Farms Almira $60,718 W, B, CRP 46. Bly Ranches Inc. Harrington $59,555 W, B, O, CRP, C, 47. Kunz Farms Davenport $59,516 W, B, CRP 48. Richard Druffel & Sons Pullman $58,420 W, B 49. Graedel Land Co. c/o IW Graedel Odessa $58,357 W, BD, CRP 50. J. Read Smith St. John $58,000 W, B, H, CRP 51. Penny Hollow Farms Medical Lake $57,836 W, B 52. Mark Richter Endicott $57,062 W, B, CRP, C 53. Konshak Brothers Spangle $56,753 W, B, CRP, C 54. L. Sheffels & Son Inc. Wilbur $56,499 W, BD, CRP 55. J&B; Farms Pullman $56,376 W, B 56. Schafer Farms Inc. Odessa $55,816 W, BD, CRP 57. Delegane Brothers Spokane $55,788 CRP 58. Johnson Mondovi Corner Farm Inc. Davenport $55,572 W, B, H, CRP 59. Teade Farms Inc. Colfax $55,568 W, B, C 60. Tanke Farms Inc. Mohler $54,933 W, BD, CRP 61. J&M; Farms c/o Chad Startin Endicott $54,780 W, B 62. Rettkowski Brothers Inc. Wilbur $54,758 W, B, CRP 63. Buddrius Farms Harrington $54,196 B, W, CRP 64. Christe Farms LaCrosse $54,013 W, B, wool 65. Wilbur Security Co. Wilbur $53,886 W, BD, CRP, C, D 66. J. Curtis Melville Lamont $53,420 W, B, CRP, LF 67. RBK Joint Venture Creston $53,382 W, B, CRP 68. Sunset Acres St. John $53,370 W, B, CRP 69. Rosmar Farms Spokane $53,200 W, B 70. Schorzman Farms Marlin $52,794 W, B, CRP 71. Despain Farms Inc. Endicott $52,664 W, B, CRP 72. Dreger Farms Inc. Creston $52,640 W, B, CRP, LF 73. Richardson & Son Inc. Harrington $52,001 W, CRP 74. PC Partnership Farmington $51,955 W, B 75. CK Farms Joint Venture Reardan $51,669 W, B 76. Farm Rite Inc. (Schafer) Odessa $51,150 W, B, CRP 77. Cochran Partnership Pullman $51,108 W, CRP, C 78. Gordon Schoedel Valleyford $50,228 W, CRP, C, D 79. The Sheffels Co. Wilbur $50,189 W, BD, CRP, C 80. Gaffco Farms Inc. Vancouver $50,138 W, O, CRP 81. Emma Floether c/o Gary Floether Odessa $50,000 CRP 82. Thomas F. Quirk Almira $50,000 CRP 83. Juaul Inc. c/o R. Paul Cocking Colfax $50,000 W, B 84. Nor-Will Farms Inc. Colfax $50,000 W, B 85. BC Hamilton Sequim $50,000 CRP 86. Marvin and Randy Schmick Endicott $49,860 W, B 87. D&M; Sorensen Farms Almira $49,844 W, B, O 88. James R. Ryan Nine Mile Falls $49,774 CRP 89. Rosman & Rosman GP Creston $49,400 W, B 90. RAW Farms Inc. St. John $49,281 W, B, CRP, C 91. Cook & Cook Farms Inc. Wilbur $49,207 W, B, CRP, D 92. Deife Inc. Marlin $49,132 W, B, CRP 93. Mittelstaedt Farms Inc. Reardan $48,962 W, B, CRP 94. Dreger Enterprises Creston $48,764 W, B 95. G&F; Knott Farms c/o John Clark Endicott $48,566 CRP 96. Edwin Schluneger Colfax $48,369 W, B, CRP 97. Carl H. Hoffman Sprague $48,348 W, CRP 98. James Bailey Inc. Lamont $47,498 W, B, CRP 99. Dan & Lucille Hood Pullman $47,238 W, B 100. Gordon Sires Rosalia $47,184 W, B, CRP

W=Wheat. B=Barley. D=Disaster. O=Oats. CRP=Conservation Reserve Program. C=Conservation and cost sharing. HG=Hay grazing. FS=Farm storage. LF=Livestock feed.

*-Payments to all three counties go to agency office in Ellensburg.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture , DataTimes


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