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Community News, Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News, Valley Agronomics, Wilco Stores

Letter to Customers, Farmer-Owners & Communities

https://www.wilco.coop/letter-to-customers-farmer-owners-communities/

To our customers, farmer-owners and communities, We wanted to provide an update on how our team is focusing on safety while staying open to provide the essentials you need for your home, pets and livestock. Store Hours Update: Effective Monday, March 23rd Wilco Stores will temporarily be closing at 6 pm daily. Monday through Saturday, Open […]

Community News, Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News, Valley Agronomics, Wilco Stores

Annual Meeting Announces $800,000 Payout to Farmers

https://www.wilco.coop/annual-meeting-announces-800000-payout-to-farmers/

Mt. Angel, Ore., March 6, 2020 – Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, held their 54th Annual meeting yesterday in Salem and announced a patronage revolve of $803,000 to their farmer-owners. Glenn Goschie, Wilco’s Board Chair and grower of hops and wine grapes addressed the membership with a message of confidence and excitement in the cooperative’s future.  […]

Community News, News

Wilco joins the Oregon FFA & Les Schwab to help #DriveAwayHunger

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-coop-joins-in-to-help-the-oregon-ffa-les-schwab-tire-centers-in-the-drive-away-hunger-initiative/

Wilco Coop joins in to help the Oregon FFA & Les Schwab Tire Centers in the Drive Away Hunger initiative. Many Oregon residents struggle to provide food for themselves and their families. In fact, according to Feeding America, 510,080 Oregonians are food insecure. That’s about 1 in 8 individuals. It is for this reason Oregon […]

Community News, FFA Forever, News, Wilco Stores

Thank You Customers, Vendors & Partners for a Record August FFA Month

https://www.wilco.coop/thank-you-customers-vendors-partners-for-a-record-august-ffa-month/

MT. ANGEL, Ore., October 1, 2019 – Wilco, a farmer-owned cooperative, is contributing over $170,000 to Future Farmers of America groups in Oregon and Washington thanks to record-setting donations from the retailer’s FFA Forever Month promotion during August. Each August, Wilco encourages customers to donate at the register in each of their 20 Wilco retail […]

Community News, FFA Forever, News

Wilco Donates $1 Million to FFA

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-donates-1-million-to-ffa/

ANGEL, Ore., May 13, 2019 – Wilco, an agricultural cooperative serving farmers and customers in Oregon and Washington, announced that it has donated more than $1 million to the FFA organizations in the two states it serves through its FFA Forever campaign, launched in 2011. The funds represent donations from the cooperative, its employees, its […]

Community News, News

Oregon FFA and Les Schwab Are Working Together To #DriveAwayHunger

https://www.wilco.coop/oregon-ffa-and-les-schwab-are-working-together-to-driveawayhunger/

The public is encouraged to drop food donations at any Les Schwab tire center, Wilco farm store or a local FFA chapter. <hr> Fall is here which means a trip to the pumpkin patch to enjoy hay rides and caramel apples is likely in store. As the seasons change, the need to help fight hunger […]

FFA Forever, News

Wilco Celebrates Retirement of Longtime CEO

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-celebrates-retirement-of-longtime-ceo/

Members and employees of Wilco celebrated the retirement of CEO, Doug Hoffman on Thursday at the Salem Convention Center. SALEM — Members and employees of Wilco gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the retirement of longtime president and CEO Doug Hoffman, who led the farmers’ cooperative based in Mt. Angel, Oregon for 23 years. Hoffman, 65, […]

FFA Forever, News

Wilco Presents a Check to the Washington FFA

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-presents-a-check-to-the-washington-ffa/

This past week representatives from Wilco attended the Washington State FFA Convention to help further a company goal of sustaining the education of youth in agriculture through Wilco’s FFA Forever campaign. The program started a few years ago with Wilco’s commitment to Oregon FFA to help them become self-funded and more stable. As Wilco has […]

FFA Forever, News

Wilco Named Mount Angel Business of the Year

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-named-mount-angel-business-of-the-year/

What a run for Wilco. For the fourth consecutive year, the Mount Angel-headquartered business was voted a Top Workplace in Oregon and southwest Washington. The farm and community centered business also was awarded a plaque from Oregon’s Department of Agriculture for its great work bringing diverse groups together through collaboration. And now, drum roll, Wilco […]

Julia Barnes
FFA Forever, News

NEW – 4H / FFA Wilco Blogging Team

https://www.wilco.coop/new-4h-ffa-wilco-blogging-team/

This year, Wilco is looking for up to four 4H and FFA members to blog with us on our website.  We want to showcase the hard work our agricultural youth puts into their projects. We’ll be providing monthly gift cards to help fund their projects in exchange for their help sharing stories.  We want the […]