Wilco Purchases McLain Family Farm & Feed of Albany, OR

  Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Wilco, a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative from Mt. Angel, Oregon, has agreed to purchase McLain Family Farm & Feed of Albany, Oregon and will relocate the business to their Lebanon and Corvallis stores. ALBANY, OREGON – Timing was perfect for both McLain Feed and Wilco.  As the business’ only employees, Owners Dennis and Melissa McLain have […]

Valley Agronomics & Ag West Working Together to Support Area Agriculture

  Tuesday, January 24, 2017

By Jason Pollard Oregon – After months of meetings and preparation, it has become official that the respective companies of Valley Agronomics and Ag West Supply, based out of Rickreall Oregon, have agreed to work together to support area Agriculture. Valley Agronomics will lease the business from Ag West Supply and hire all of the current […]

Valley Agronomics & Wilco-Winfield to Form New Agronomy Joint Venture

  Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Valley Agronomics LLC, headquartered in Rupert, Idaho, is a joint venture between Valley Wide Cooperative and Winfield Solutions, LLC. Wilco-Winfield, headquartered in Mt. Angel, Oregon, is a joint venture between Wilco Farmers and Winfield Solutions, LLC. Both joint ventures have excelled in providing agronomy expertise to their grower-owners. Their growth over the years has allowed […]

Wilco Shows Military Support

  Tuesday, November 1, 2016

During the month of November in honor of the military and Veterans Day, Wilco has green lights shining at all locations. In addition, Wilco Stores have put the bulbs on sale for 50% off and are also donating $1.00 to Wounded Warriors for each green light bulb sold. “We have a tremendous amount of respect […]

Salem – Wilco Opens 18th Store

  Thursday, September 1, 2016

We’re proud to announce the opening of our 18th Wilco store in Salem, OR this morning at 8:00am. About 1,000 invited guests celebrated the ribbon cutting and sneak peek event last night, enjoying refreshments and shopping in our five signature departments-Livestock, Pet, Garden, Lifestyle Clothing and Hardware. Our big Labor Day “Project” sale is in progress, […]

IP 28: Taxing Oregon Agriculture (Measure 97)

  Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Amanda Dalton, Dalton Advocacy Oregon Wheat Growers League, August 2016 IP 28 isn’t just about making sure “big out-of-state corporations” pay their fair share, it will also hit the pocket books of Oregon farmers. As drafted, IP 28 reflects a major change in the way Oregon taxes its businesses, by taxing based on sales rather […]

4th Annual Truck & Forklift Driving Contest

  Saturday, July 16, 2016

Thousands of dollars in prizes and giveaways were up for grabs at Wilco’s main office and distribution center in Mt. Angel, Oregon during the Forklift and Driving competition. 31 participants from over 20 different locations represented their Agronomy Center, Retail Farm Store, Petroleum Department or the Distribution Center to compete for the top spot in […]

Ag industry gears up to oppose gross receipts tax

  Friday, July 1, 2016

By PARIS ACHEH | Capital Bureau | Capital Press SALEM — The Oregon agricultural industry is gearing up for battle against a campaign to pass a corporate sales tax measure on the November ballot by shedding light on how the tax will affect individual companies and farmers. Under Initiative Petition 28, the Mt. Angel-based Wilco […]