Valley Wide awards scholarship to students across the Northwest

2022 Eric Beck Memorial Scholarship An investment in the cooperative’s future In 2018 our annual scholarship giving was renamed the Eric Beck Memorial Scholarship in honor of Eric Beck (1955-2017). Eric was a board member of one of Valley Wide’s predecessors, Menan Cooperative and later was instrumental in the formation of Valley Wide Cooperative. As…

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Valley Wide and Bleyhl Co-op Sign Letter of Intent for Merger

PRESS RELEASE May 27, 2022   NAMPA, IDAHO and GRANDVIEW, WASHINGTON,  – This week, both the Bleyhl Farm Service and Valley Wide Cooperative Board of Directors voted unanimously to sign a Letter of Intent (LOI) to pursue a merger with and into Valley Wide Cooperative. Joel Marcott, CEO of Bleyhl Farm Service, said, “By merging…

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Valley Wide Cooperative Pays $8.2 million in Patronage Dividends

PRESS RELEASE May 27, 2022   NAMPA, IDAHO – Valley Wide Cooperative and Valley Agronomics, the largest local farmer-owned cooperative in the Pacific Northwest, recently announced its combined distribution of $8.2 million in total patronage allocation, the largest in the co-op’s history. This payment will go to more than 3,000 patrons in Idaho, Washington, Oregon,…

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ARA Rising Stars: Valley Agronomics Employees Honored for Leadership

The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) recently recognized Mandie Seward (Callahan) and Steve McCarthy of Valley Agronomics as a part of its Rising Stars Class of 2020 program at the virtual ARA Conference & Expo on Dec. 1-2. The purpose of the Rising Stars program is to develop skills and recognize top performers for going above…

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