July 23, 1995 in Nation/World

Uncertain Harvest Selected Recipients Of Federal Farm Payments


1994 government payments to individuals and organizations within Lincoln, Spokane and Whitman counties. (Listed in order of payments).

Recipient, association Payment Programs Steve Appel, president of

Washington State Farm Bureau $30,807 Wheat, barley,

conservation Jay Wernz, president of Bank of Fairield $23,488 Wheat, barley,

conservation, disaster Rod Plese, Spokane Realtor $14,400 Conservation Reserve


Donald Ericson, Spokane attorney $13,203 Wheat, barley, disaster Spokane Airport Board $10,602 Wheat, barley, CRP University of Puget Sound $8,137 Wheat, barley, CRP Morning Star Ranch $6,648 Wheat, barley Catholic Diocese of Spokane $5,732 Wheat, barley Lakeside Recovery Centers, Bothell $4,794 CRP City of Deer Park $3,771 CRP Whitworth College $3,113 Wheat, barley Don Moos, regional director for

U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton $2,711 Wheat, barley State Sen. Eugene Prince $2,708 Wheat, barley Bill Barany, president of the General Store $2,630 CRP Lincoln County Historical Society $2,186 Wheat, barley, CRP State Appeals Judge John Schultheis $1,563 Wheat, barley Latin Rite Catholic Church, Mt. St. Michaels $1,363 Wheat, barley Paul Merkel, retired Whitworth College

baseball coach $908 Wheat, barley Neal Degerstrom, Spokane mining magnate $864 CRP Pentzer Development Corp., owner of

Spokane Industrial Park $849 Wheat, barley Judy Olson, past president of National

Association of Wheat Growers $789 Wheat, barley Joseph Choi, owner of J.C. Clock and Jewelry $500 CRP George Gee, Spokane Pontiac dealer $80 Wheat, barley

Sources: U.S. Department of Agriculture and IRS

Staff Graphic: Warren Huskey

, DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Graphic: Selected recipients of federal farm payments

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