Wilco Gives Back to Employees as 2021 Comes to a Close

  Friday, December 17, 2021

Celebrating the hard work of over 1,000 employees is a focus this December Mt. Angel, OR, Dec. 17, 2021 – Wilco just announced that they will be adding $137 to every employees paycheck today as one of the many ways to show gratitude to their steadfast workforce. This modest bonus adds to a series of […]

Wilco Employee 2021 Cookbook Cover

Valley Ag Receives National Recognition

  Thursday, December 2, 2021

Yesterday the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) honored Valley Ag with its Retailer of the Year Award during the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo. The Retailer of the Year award, sponsored by Bayer and supported by The Scoop magazine, annually honors an ARA member retailer company or individual that displays effective employee relations, environmental stewardship, customer […]

Wilco’s FFA Forever Program Raises Record Amount for Oregon, Washington & California FFA

  Monday, September 27, 2021

Over $200,000 raised to support the agricultural non-profits Mt. Angel, OR, Sept. 27, 2021 – Wilco’s FFA Forever Program started in 2012 as a way to support agricultural youth and leadership in rural communities. Over the past nine years, Wilco has donated over $1.5 million dollars to the Oregon FFA Foundation, and no single bigger […]

New Wilco Farm Store Opening in Yakima the end of September

  Monday, July 26, 2021

Over 35 new jobs being added to local community Yakima, WA, July 26, 2021 – Hiring is in full-swing, including naming Derrek Smalley as the manager of the new Wilco Farm Store, located in the shopping center at 5801 Summitview Avenue, in Yakima, WA. Smalley lives in the Tri-Cities and has a strong agricultural background. […]

Wilco Farmers Co-op and Pacific Hazelnut Farms Reach Agreement

  Friday, July 23, 2021

Mt. Angel, OR, July 13, 2021 – Wilco Farmers Co-op, along with DBA Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO), have agreed to terms of settlement with Andrew Halls, LLC, DBA Pacific Hazelnut Farms, on the lawsuit commenced by Halls on May 22, 2020. After constructive discussions and negotiation, both parties agreed to suitable terms and conditions, […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon Allocates $772,052.01 as 199A/DPAD Deductions

Wilco Sends Historic $2.5 Million Cash Patronage and Revolve payments to Farmer-Owners in April and May

  Monday, May 10, 2021

Mt. Angel, OR, May 10, 2021 – Wilco, an Oregon-based cooperative, announced a record patronage payout to their farmer-owners. Checks arrived in co-op member’s mailboxes throughout Oregon and Washington in April for member stock retirement payments of $564,286 to Wilco co-op members and $439,902 to Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO) growers from past business done […]

New Wilco Farm Store Opening in Sonora on April 13

  Monday, April 5, 2021

New Wilco Farm Store Opening in Sonora on April 13 Over 30 new jobs added to the local community. Sonora, CA, April 2, 2021 – After months of preparations, the new Wilco Farm Store is opening on April 13, at 750 Mono Way in Sonora, CA. in the former Orchard Supply building. Stop in to […]

Wilco Announces Record Year at Annual Membership Meeting

  Friday, March 5, 2021

Membership will benefit with highest patronage distribution in co-op history Mt. Angel, OR, March 4, 2021 – Wilco’s 55th Annual Meeting reported record returns to members, growth into neighboring states, and a resilient workforce that succeeded as essential workers during the pandemic, all while providing steady customer service during historically high retail sales. “During a […]

Grower Spotlight: Jonathan & Katie Edmonds, Nut House Farm

  Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Name and location of family farm? Funny you should ask about the farm name. My wife Katie and I have joked that we need to come up with a good name for some time but haven’t really settled on anything. The current leader is “Nut House Farm” because we sometimes think we are nuts for […]

Joe and Nathaniel Edmonds

Wilco to Open a New Store in Yakima, WA

  Thursday, January 7, 2021

Yakima will be Wilco’s 24th store and their first Washington store east of the Cascades. Mt. Angel, OR, Jan. 6, 2021 – Growth continues to be the focus for Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, as they announce the opening of a new store in Yakima, WA slated to open later in 2021. “Despite the difficulties and […]