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 Valley Ag Expo: Bo…

Dine Around Oregon, the hugely successful dining event that puts the spotlight on each year’s Willamette Valley Ag Expo, heads into its sixth year in 2018, remaining “just a little bit differe…

As Macy Bodine heads into her junior year at Scio High School, she is confident that her previous year of experience with the school’s longstanding FFA partnership with the Willamette Valley A…

Shelly Boshart and Macey Wessels bought Boshart Trucking from Shelly’s father and mother, Stan and Lori Boshart, on July 1, thus ensuring the Tangent, Ore., company will endure as a family ope…

Wayne Grant and his family will add their vintage John Deere tractors to the Willamette Valley Ag Expo’s collection of antique farm equipment that will be on display this year.

CORE training classes will be offered Tuesday, Nov. 13, and Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Willamette Valley Ag Expo as part of a full slate of educational and training opportunities.

Lonny Wunder, 61, a longtime volunteer at the Willamette Valley Ag Expo, is no stranger to hard work. In fact, he admits he’s had several “retirements” followed by new starts dating back to age 13.

The nine members of the Willamette Valley Ag Expo Board of Directors each serve a minimum three-year term laced with hard work that depends on smooth interactions between themselves, the spons…

CORE pesticide training and credit hours, first aid classes and forklift training are highlights of the classes and seminars featured at this year’s Willamette Valley Ag Expo, said Jill Ingall…

Corporate Products Specialist Carl Laux of the Lardon Road site of Papé Machinery in Salem explains that his lofty title merely means he focuses on all of the specialty products the company ca…

For 17 years, the Scio FFA chapter’s relationship with the Willamette Valley Ag Expo has flourished as the two organizations successfully reached their yearly goals.

Alan Painter of Brownsville, Ore., has the perfect machine to get the Willamette Valley Ag Expo’s Antique Tractor Display “off with a bang” on Nov. 14 in the Cascade Building at the Linn Count…

The Oregon Department of Agriculture pollinator program and the Oregonians for Food and Shelter will team up to sponsor the CORE pesticide training and credit hours on Tuesday and Thursday, No…

The smooth running of the Willamette Valley Ag Expo each year always comes down to a firm reliance on the dedicated volunteers who set up, keep running and tear down the event each year.

Don and Vivian Kropf started Linn Benton Tractor in Tangent, Ore., steadily growing the business for 26 years to the point that they were able to establish a second location in Silverton.

Eric Fery and Cindy Octobre answer all questions about their company’s farm equipment belts, chains, bushings, collars, couplers and the like in the same way: “Come to us for solutions!”

Jack Lang of Monmouth, Ore., isn’t bringing a time machine to the Willamette Valley Ag Expo’s Antique Tractor Display, but the tractors he’s got in the show this year will take visitors back d…

The Scio FFA chapter’s energetic cadre of students has been the most noticeable face of the Willamette Valley Ag Expo since the beginnings of the event in 2000.

ALBANY, Ore. — Filled-up floor space, dynamic new exhibitors, the return of free forklift training and the exploding popularity of Dine Around Oregon are highlights of the 14th annual edition …

The wildly successful Dine Around Oregon dinner event at the Willamette Valley Ag Expo returns for a fourth year to offer something different and tasty for everyone.

If the exhibitors, sponsors and staff of the Willamette Valley Ag Expo are the lifeblood of the annual event, then the volunteers are most certainly its heart.

The Willamette Valley Ag Expo is easy to find. It is east of Exit 234 off Interstate 5 at Albany. The address is Linn County Fair and Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany, Ore.

The Willamette Valley Ag Expo’s nine-member board of directors makes the annual three-day agricultural show happen, and during the past 14 years they have proven their mettle by offering an ev…

Peterson Cat company of Albany is one of the company’s 18 locations in Oregon, Northern California and Washington state offering sales and service of agricultural and construction equipment.

Willamette Valley Ag Association manager Jill Ingalls was explaining an increase in duties to a cadre of FFA students who will help out at this year’s event, stressing how much it has grown.

That the Willamette Valley Ag Association’s scholarship winners are bright and focused is a given, but Riane Towery of Salem, one of the five 2014 recipients, takes those qualities to a higher level.

The third Dine Around Oregon event at the Willamette Valley Ag Expo will feature lamb, beef, pork and poultry “stations” for diners to choose their favorite entrees made with locally sourced p…

The Willamette Valley Ag Expo is easy to find. It is east of Exit 234 off Interstate 5 at Albany. The address is Linn County Fair and Expo Center, 3700 Knox Butte Road, Albany, Ore.

Here is a list of sponsors who have helped make the annual Willamette Valley Ag Expo a success.

The Optimizer One-Pass Tillage System implement is as big as its name implies — 18 feet wide and 40 feet long — and should be a big draw for visitors at this year’s Willamette Valley Ag Expo.

Delbert McLaughlin started as a member of the Willamette Valley Ag Expo’s Antique Farm Equipment Display crew about a half-dozen years ago. The hat he wears says it all: “Git ’Er Done.”