News

Martin Ranch Store Sold & Relocating to Wilco’s Site

  Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Petaluma, CA, November 16, 2020 – Lyle and Debra Smith, owners of Martin Ranch Supply, have agreed to sell their retail store which will relocate to Wilco’s site. Mr. and Mrs. Smith will still own and operate the Martin Ranch Mfg. facility and will continue to produce equine, livestock, barn and ranch supplies; including gates, […]

Canby & Colton Fire Departments Present Community Service Award

  Friday, November 6, 2020

A plaque is presented at Canby Wilco in appreciation for needed COVID-19 supplies CANBY, OR., November 6, 2020 – The Colton and Canby Fire Departments presented an award today to representatives of the Wilco team in appreciation for providing essential personal protective equipment during the pandemic this year. In March and April when the COVID-19 […]

A plaque is presented at Canby Wilco in appreciation for needed COVID-19 supplies

Local Artist Dave Gordon Unveils a Historic Mural

  Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Artwork blankets the new Wilco Farm Store, set to open in December PETALUMA, CA., October 22, 2020 – Renowned local artist, Dave Gordon, has completed his latest masterwork, which is a spectacular new mural located at 1390 N. McDowell Blvd. in Petaluma. This beautiful new mural is placed on the western wall of the soon-to-open […]

Petaluma Mural

Grower Spotlight: Dan Brown of Four Ridge Orchards Inc.

  Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Please offer some details about your farm’s history. My great-great-grandfather came across the Oregon Trail in 1868 and he first farmed outside of Sheridan before buying a farm in McMinnville in 1870. They moved to the current farm in 1875 in Laurel, south of Hillsboro. I am part of the fifth generation. Previously we had […]

upclose of hazelnuts on the ground

Grower Spotlight: Tim Aman of Aman Brothers Farm

  Thursday, August 27, 2020

How long has your family owned your farm? Our farm, located in Mt Angel, was originally purchased by my grandparents Carolyn and Frank Aman almost 100 years ago, so our farm is going into the fifth generation and we are close to becoming a Century Farm. Please offer some details about your farming history and […]

Aman Brothers walking in a hazelnut orchard

Board Decides Against Signing the HGBA this Year

  Monday, July 27, 2020

MT. ANGEL, Ore., July 20, 2020 – Wilco’s Hazelnut Advisory Committee and Board of Directors, all farmer-owners who represent the cooperative’s ~200 hazelnut farms, have agreed not to sign the recently modified Hazelnut Growers Bargaining Association Agreement (HGBA). Only Wilco’s HGO WestNut subsidiary had signed the agreement in past years and 6.36% of the total […]

Support Our Medical Heroes on the Frontlines

  Sunday, July 19, 2020

This year has been an unexpected year where many of us have had to make adjustments to our daily routine. Life, as we’ve been so comfortable with, has changed. It has been one set with challenges as our communities have faced unknown circumstances around our current pandemic. Although in the midst of it all, what […]

Support our Medical Heroes on the Frontlines

$772,052.01 Allocated to Farmer-Owners

  Friday, July 17, 2020

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon Allocates $772,052.01 as 199A/DPAD Deductions MT ANGEL, Ore., July 14, 2020 – Less than two months after announcing patronage payouts to their growers, Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, sends out an allocation notice to qualifying hazelnut farmer-owners for another $772,052.01 in 199A/DPAD IRS deductions. A written notice of allocation was mailed out […]

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

Oregon Dairy Women & Wilco Partnering to Bring You Red Barn Ice Cream

  Thursday, July 9, 2020

Missing Fair? Now You Don’t Have to Miss Out on Fair Ice Cream Oregon Dairy Women Partnering with Wilco to Bring You the Red Barn on Wheels Salem, Ore. – July 6, 2020 – Thanks to the generosity of Wilco Farm Stores, the Oregon Dairy Women are excited to announce the “Red Barn on Wheels.” […]

Oregon Dairy Women Red Barn Ice Cream at Wilco

Valley Agronomics LLC Receives ResponsibleAg Certification

  Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Company takes extra steps to assure it is safe and secure. Pocatello, ID (July 7, 2020) – Valley Agronomics LLC was honored today by achieving certification from ResponsibleAg. The ResponsibleAg Certification Program is the only program in the nation that provides a voluntary comprehensive assessment of agricultural facilities that store and handle farm input supplies […]

ValleyAg Receives ResponsibleAG Certification