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Wilco’s Doug Hoffman honored by Oregon Farm Bureau

https://www.wilco.coop/wilcos-doug-hoffman-honored-by-oregon-farm-bureau/

“I am proud to give the OFB President’s Award to Doug Hoffman,” OFB President Barry Bushue said. Doug Hoffman, CEO of Wilco Farm Stores, received the Oregon Farm Bureau President’s Award at last month’s 84th Oregon Farm Bureau annual meeting in Salem.The award is selected by the sitting OFB President to recognize an individual who […]

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Valley Agronomics & Ag West Working Together to Support Area Agriculture

https://www.wilco.coop/valley-agronomics-ag-west-working-together-to-support-area-agriculture/

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 […]

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

https://www.wilco.coop/valley-agronomics-wilco-winfield-to-form-new-agronomy-joint-venture/

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 […]

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Wilco Shows Military Support

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-shows-military-support/

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 […]

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Salem – Wilco Opens 18th Store

https://www.wilco.coop/salem-wilco-opens-18th-store/

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, […]

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IP 28: Taxing Oregon Agriculture (Measure 97)

https://www.wilco.coop/ip-28-taxing-oregon-agriculture-measure-97/

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 than profits. In 2009 the Legislature increased the corporate minimum […]

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4th Annual Truck & Forklift Driving Contest

https://www.wilco.coop/4th-annual-truck-forklift-driving-contest/

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 […]

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Ag Industry Gears Up to Oppose Gross Receipts Tax

https://www.wilco.coop/ag-industry-gears-up-to-oppose-gross-receipts-tax/

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 farm supplies and fuel cooperative faces a 1,388-percent increase […]

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Farmers Approve Wilco-HGO merger

https://www.wilco.coop/farmers-approve-wilco-hgo-merger/

The members of two Oregon farm cooperatives, Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, have overwhelmingly voted to merge their operations. The combination of Wilco, which focuses on farm supplies and fuel, with HGO, which processes and markets hazelnuts, is planned to be complete by Aug. 1. A major result of the merger is the expected […]

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Wilco & Hazelnut Growers of Oregon Approve Merger

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-hazelnut-growers-of-oregon-approve-merger/

Cooperatives Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO) Board of Directors voted to merge this morning during a special meeting at the Salem Convention Center. Each cooperatives respective members passed the vote with 99% of HGO and 79% of Wilco members in favor of the merger. This was after each company’s Board of Directors unanimously […]