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Wilco Co-op grows with the Expo

The 3,000 farmer-members own farm stores, bulk fuel operations, Valley Agronomics and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon. By Geoff Parks | For the Capital Press Published on November 1, 2018 8:43AM Besides a longtime relationship based on business and a deep involvement in the agriculture industry, Wilco Farmers Co-op shares another particular trait with the Willamette […]

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Tim Ramsey, Wilco’s Next CEO

Wilco announces Tim Ramsey as the new CEO and President to lead the agricultural cooperative towards continued success. The transition takes place after Doug Hoffman retires from 23 years with the coop.  Ramsey joins Wilco later this year with a transition period in December to fully manage the company by January 1st. As a farmer […]

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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

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-Winfield purchases Greenleaf Application Services

Wilco-Winfield has agreed to purchase Greenleaf Application Services based in St. Paul Oregon.  The purchase will incorporate Greenleaf’s application equipment and owner Mark Smith’s reputation among growers for superior service.  The addition of Greenleaf’s assets is part of an ongoing service enhancement imitative at Wilco-Winfield termed “Connected to the Grower, Committed to the Acre”. “The […]

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Wilco to Pass Through Potash Settlement Payment to Growers

Wilco-Winfield will pass through approximately $64,000 to local growers as part of a class action law suit settled with eight global potash producers. The law suit claimed that noted producers conspired and agreed, in violation of antitrust laws, to restrict the supply and raise or ‘fix’ the prices for potash sold in the United States […]

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Wilco-Winfield and Morrow County Grain Growers partner on grain handling and merchandising agreement.

Wilco-Winfield and Morrow County Grain Growers partner on grain handling and merchandising agreement.Effective July 1, 2014 Wilco-Winfield and Morrow County Grain Growers (MCGG) will enter into an operating agreement to enhance services associated with grain grown in Wilco-Winfield’s trade area. In the agreement Morrow County Grain Growers will provide price discovery for growers and administrate […]

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Has Cold Weather Impacted Your Vineyard?

With the past week+ of cold weather it is important for our vineyard growers to have the right information. Were temperatures in your area cold enough for concerns? How can you assess cold weather damage to vineyards? What management practices can you put in place to minimize damage and problems due to the cold? This […]

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

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 […]