Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News

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 […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News

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 […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News

Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon Propose a Merger


Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO) Board of Directors have both unanimously agreed to put a vote of merger between the two cooperatives before their respective members. After the announcement to employees and letters to the membership earlier this month, Doug Hoffman, Wilco CEO, and Jeff Fox, HGO CEO, have held six member meetings […]

New Stores & Grand Openings, News

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


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. […]