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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, […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News, Valley Agronomics

Tim Ramsey, Wilco’s Next CEO

https://www.wilco.coop/tim-ramsey-wilcos-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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Wilco Cooperative CEO Announces Retirement

https://www.wilco.coop/wilco-cooperative-ceo-announces-retirement/

After 23 years, Wilco’s leader and CEO, Doug Hoffman, is set to retire and leave a legacy that honors core values, customers and his team. JULY 29, 2017 Long-time Wilco Cooperative CEO Douglas Hoffman has announced his retirement at the end of the year, leaving a legacy of wise leadership and strong personal ethics that […]

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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 & 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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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 […]

Hazelnut Growers of Oregon, News

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 […]

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Wilco and Hazelnut Growers of Oregon Propose a Merger

https://www.wilco.coop/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 […]

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The Leadership Wisdom of Doug Hoffman

https://www.wilco.coop/the-leadership-wisdom-of-doug-hoffman/

Doug Hoffman became the President and Chief Executive of WILCO in March of 1994. WILCO is the Northwest’s largest and most sophisticated Agricultural Supply cooperative, providing Agronomy, Petroleum, and Retail Store services to over 500,000 customers with a member base of over 3,000. As President and Chief Executive, Mr. Hoffman works under the Board of […]