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Valley Ag Receives National Recognition

Yesterday the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) honored Valley Ag with its Retailer of the Year Award during the 2021 ARA Conference & Expo. The Retailer of the Year award, sponsored by Bayer and supported by The Scoop magazine, annually honors an ARA member retailer company or individual that displays effective employee relations, environmental stewardship, customer […]

A plaque is presented at Canby Wilco in appreciation for needed COVID-19 supplies
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Canby & Colton Fire Departments Present Community Service Award

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 […]


Local Entrepreneur Named 2019 Young Retailer of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS– TJ Colson, director of store operations for Wilco in Mt. Angel, Oregon, was recently named one of the independent hardware industry’s seven 2019 Young Retailer of the Year honorees by the North American Retail Hardware Association (NRHA). The Young Retailer of the Year program, now in its 23rd year, identifies and promotes the next […]


Wilco’s Roots as a Cooperative Support a Flourishing Work Environment

For a seventh consecutive year, Wilco’s employees successfully nominated it as one of The Oregonian/OregonLive’s Top Workplaces. By Eric Mortenson | For The Oregonian/OregonLive | Posted September 27, 2018 at 07:57 PM Wilco is a winner in The Oregonian/OregonLive’s 2018 Top Workplaces competition. This is one of the company’s farm stores in Canby. (Randy L. […]


Wilco’s 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 […]


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 […]


Wilco Farm Store Named Stayton Best Shop

Wilco has a history that dates all the way back to the 1930’s. It still has nostalgic board meeting notes and co-op certificates from Santiam Farmers Cooperative (Stayton, OR) from 1936.. A little over 30 years later, in 1967, Santiam Coop voted with four other Willamette Valley cooperatives and merged together to form Wilco: short […]

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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 […]


Wilco Named The #1 Top Workplaces in 2014

As published in The Oregonian’s article by Molly Young on September 10th, Wilco recently accepted the award as the #1 Top Workplace in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Oregonian invited over 1,000 companies to participate through confidential employee surveys managed by a third party, WorkplaceDynamics. Of those, Wilco accepted the award within the large companies […]

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Wilco Receives The Friend of Linn County 4H Award

On Tuesday night, November 19th 2013, the Linn County 4-H Program held its annual award ceremony at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center. The award ceremony is to recognize 4-H Members, Leaders, and Parents for all of their efforts over the past year. It also provides a road map for things to come the […]