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Winners Announced for FFA Gift Card Art Contest! View News

  Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The FFA Gift Card Art Contest is now complete! And WOW! We had lots of GREAT entries! Our many thanks to all the FFA Youth who entered this year (over 165 entries). It was tough to choose a top 3! Judging: Wilco’s marketing team reviewed every entry for originality, content, theme and overall quality. Here are […]

Wilco CEO & President, Doug Hoffman, Named 2013 Agriculturist of the Year.

  Saturday, October 5, 2013

The saying goes that actions speak louder than words, and that’s something that couldn’t be truer of Wilco CEO Doug Hoffman. Hoffman is someone who always makes time for others, listens actively and lends his support in whatever way he can. As a CEO he’s certainly not your typical agriculturalist, yet Oregon’s agriculture industry is […]

Wilco Named Among Top Workplaces Again in 2013 by The Oregonian

  Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wilco Named Among Top Workplaces Again in 2013 by The Oregonian commissioned independent research firm WorkplaceDynamics LLC As published in The Oregonian’s article by Scott Nelson on September 11th, Wilco, the largest supply cooperative in the Pacific Northwest, was named among the top workplaces in Oregon and Southwest Washington for 2013.The Oregonian invited 1,070 companies […]

Wilco Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of their Newest Farm Store in Prineville, OR

  Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Wilco Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of their Newest Farm Store in Prineville, OR. Wilco, the largest supply cooperative in the Pacific Northwest was named among the top workplaces in Oregon and Southwest Washington for 2013. A week later, they celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of their Prineville Farm Store. In March, 2013 Wilco purchased two farm […]

Wilco Expresses Sympathy for West, Texas

  Monday, August 19, 2013

As an agricultural company headquartered in the small town of Mt. Angel, OR, we understand how close a tight-knit community is. Our hearts are truly saddened by the West, Texas fertilizer explosion. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families for the loss of loved ones and for those injured as they work through this […]

Wilco begins construction on exciting new 2-story, 20,000 sq. ft. farm store replacing it’s existing store in Cornelius, Oregon

  Thursday, August 1, 2013

Wilco’s newly designed 2-story format retail farm store will showcase new and expanded departments previously unavailable in its smaller format store in Cornelius. Customers can look forward to a new covered garden center, expanded pet, convenience hardware, an upscale lifestyle clothing department, expanded livestock and equine supplies and more when the store opens this fall. […]

Update: Cornelius Pass Road Accident

  Thursday, July 11, 2013

Update July 23,2013: After multiple cleanup excavation efforts, water tests and soil tests over the past week-and-a-half, we are pleased to have confirmation from our environmental consultants and the Department of Environmental Quality that initial cleanup is complete. The next step is testing and monitoring of the site through the next rainy periods. We’ll closely […]

Tanker Accident Near Cornelius

  Thursday, July 11, 2013

Yesterday at approximately 11:45 we had a truck hauling liquid fertilizer overturn on Cornelius Pass Road.  We’re happy to report nobody was hurt and no other vehicles involved. Crews were able to pump a majority of the fertilizer into another tanker, but not before some had leaked due to the overturn.  We have two private […]

Take Caution With Unfamiliar Berry Plants

  Saturday, October 6, 2012

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University Extension has received calls and inquiries through its “Ask an Expert” program this past week about people possibly eating toxic berry plants. “Many weeds have flowered and the ‘fruit’ can look tasty but should not be eaten,” said Barbara Fick, OSU Extension horticulturist for Linn and Benton counties. One […]

Wilco’s Canned Food Drive Results

  Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Thank you to all of our great customers who participated in our first Wilco-wide Canned Food Drive. Without you, this would not have been as successful and fruitful for our local food agencies!  During September, Wilco set up non-perishable food collection containers in all Farm Stores to collect food for each stores’ local Food Bank […]