Part Time Jobs

Company Name Job Title/Descriptionsort descending Location Job Contact
Eastlund Farms 2017 fall harvest help wanted in Boone, IA. Experience operating current model agricultural equipment is preferred. Also looking for truck drivers with experience operating combination tractor/trailer. Posted 8/28/17 Boone, IA

Please contact Tom at 5152304733 or Dave at 5152304735.

Syngenta A local seed production plant based in Slater, Iowa has opportunities for students to gain work experience during fall harvest operations. Student employees will have the opportunity to participate in assigned tasks related to Seed Corn and Soybean harvest, Seed corn drying, shelling, conditioning, and packaging operations. Interested parties must • Be 18 years of age • Be able to pass pre-employment screening requirements • Be able to schedule a minimum of 4 hour time blocks around college class schedule • Be detail oriented, safety conscious and have a quality “do it right the first time” mind set • Have an interest in the seed industry, be flexible and be motivated to learn! • Having a farm or agricultural background is not required, but is a desired qualification Approximate start date is August 28th. The harvest season will last 5-6 weeks and potential employment opportunities will exist for successful candidates beyond the completion of harvest. Posted 8/4/17 Slater, IA

Interested parties should apply with:
Advance Services Inc.
Gracie Ramirez

Stensland Farms Ames area farmer needing help with fall harvest. Posted Sept 2017 Ames, IA

Contact Ron Stensland at 515-233-2764 (home) or 515-231-7744 (cell)

Vezeto Consulting As I mentioned, we are a company that specializes in CRP and Right of Way Management. We are currently looking for an intern for the fall. The intern will need to work at a minimum two days per week and between nine and ten hours each day. The primary duties of the intern will be operating a UTV and spraying roadside areas. The ideal intern will have his/her commercial pesticide applicators license along with experience in plant identification and herbicide mixing and application. The intern will need to provide their own transportation to our business (located six miles south of Clarion, Iowa). The internship will run potentially through the end of October and based on experience will be paid up to $20/hour. Posted 8/16/17 Clarion, IA

Mike Heller

Van Diest Company At our Van Diest agronomy center location in Boone, we are looking for help during our fall fertilizer season and to help with soil sampling. The position pays well, and we can work with college schedules. Posted 10/5/17 Boone, IA

David Drendel

Sales Agronomist

Van Diest Supply Company

Office: 515-432-9975

Cell: 815-901-5938

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Crop Production Services Crop Production Services in Boone is looking for either part-time or full time help this Fall for our outside operations. We are looking for individuals who have a farming background or who have helped on a farm in the past. Someone with a CDL (hazmat preferred also), open schedules with hours either in the morning or afternoons. This position has potential to turn into full time also if the right person comes along. Posted 9/21/17 Boone, IA

 If you have any other questions please feel free to call our office at (515) 432-5466 and ask for JoAnna.

Kokemiller Farms Fall Harvest help - duties include hauling grain with semi - CDL required. Some tillage work and livestock related jobs. Flexible schedule. (Pre employment drug test required?) Ames area

Contact Greg 515-290-1530 or Kelley 515-291-3388

Martin Farms Fall harvest help near Clarion. Grain cart, semi, and tillage.CDL preferred but not required. Possible travel reimbursement from Ames for students. Flexible hours. Pay is dependent 15+/hr Posted 7/6/17 Clarion, IA

Craig Martin   515-851-1295

Syngenta Hand harvest and corn drying. Operate a detail oriented shelling line. You will be operating equipment such as the Almaco bulk Sheller, single ear Shellers, aspirator, speed counters, seed treaters, and moisture tests and be able to operate hand held for note taking. Stewardship experience in the field of work or ability and willingness to learn are preferred. This position is a full time/part time job with good over time opportunity. Having the ability to stand on your feet for extended periods of time. Must have the ability and willingness to work outdoors. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Cut resistant gloves, safety glasses, side shields and respirators are required and provided. Sleeved shirt, pants and closed toe shoes required. Posted 8/15/17 Slater, IA

Busch Farms I am looking for some farm help on our corn and soybean farm, we are located between Boone and Ames. Spring semester and summer potential. Posted 2/7/17 Ames/Boone

Cory Busch  515-290-0282

Innovative Ag Services Innovative Ag Services is currently seeking several college students for seasonal help this fall at our Garden City location which is located about 30 min northeast of Ames. We will need help within our grain and agronomy aspects, very flexible hours, CDL is preferred but not required Job duties would include but not limited to: • Unloading grain in the elevator • Loading/unloading dry fertilizer • Filling/hauling Anhydrous Ammonia • Tank and toolbar repairs/maintenance • Dry fert tender driver Posted 8/22/17 Garden City, IA (30 minutes from Ames)

Please feel free to contact Dan Jass at 515-689-7892 or with questions or to apply.

Summit Agriculture Group Job Title/Description: Part-time help in our Cattle and Row Crop operations. Cattle opportunities involve the animal care and health of our 10,000. Row Crop opportunities are dependent on the time of year. Each opening has the possibility of becoming a full-time job. Very flexible with scheduling and will work around most conflicts. Competitive compensation. Posted 04/07/2017 Alden, IA

Corbin Kehoe

Human Resource Generalist


Hill Farms Looking for part-time fall harvest help on corn and soybean operation. Hill Farms is located 25 miles north of Ames off I35. We run late model John Deere equipment with GPS guidance and offer a strong wage to those with good row crop farming skills/trucking skills. CDL is preferred, but not required. Duties would include hauling and loading manure, tillage, running grain cart, mowing, and trucking for those with their CDL. Hopefully, harvest will start up around the third week of September and we will stay busy through mid-November. Some work available through the winter and into next Spring. We are flexible with hours, but good communication is important. Past farm experience is required. Multiple jobs available. Posted 8/4/17 25 miles north of Ames

Please send schedule and resume to or call Adam Hill at 515 290 6961

Wengert Farms Looking to fill a position for a part time machinery operator on a commercial hay operation NE of campus. The position will mainly be mowing and raking hay, but may also include running one of our balers and stacking bales into storage with tractor/loader or skid steer. We are a commercial hay haying operation that includes both our own hay acres as well as custom hire work for other farms in the Marshall and story county areas. Hours are fairly flexible based both on your schedule as well as weather. Would prefer someone with haying experience, but will train the right person that has previous experience operating other farm machinery. Posted 4/28/17 Ames area

 Please Call Seth at 641-750-1655 if
you are interested in learning more about the opportunity!

Landus Cooperative Seasonal Harvest Positions including Customer Service Specialists and Operations Technicians. No Ag experience required. Posted 8/11/17 Central Iowa or Lori Herrstrom

Country Landscapes, Inc. Seasonal Nursery Sales Staff Basic Information • Country Landscapes, Inc. is a design build landscaping company that has been in operation for over 30 years. Nursery retail sales are provided at our Ames and Clear Lake locations. Our North Liberty location is strictly design/build. • The Nursery Sales Department offers the following items for retail sale: o Plant Materials: Trees, Shrubs, Perennial plants, Aquatic plants and bulbs. We do not work with annual bedding plants. o Landscape Materials: Bulk Mulch Cobblestone Native Iowa Limestone Bagged Mulch Boulders - Cut Wall Stone Pea Gravel Sand - Planter Stone Pave-tech Top Soil - Outcropping Stone River Rock Concrete Pavers - Steps Brick Chips Step Units - Flagstone & Step Stones Crushed Limestone - Edging Job Description The Seasonal Nursery Sales Staff members work with the public on a daily basis. We strive to provide the best service and the best plants to our customers. To help our company achieve this goal we look to hire personnel with outgoing personalities, knowledge of plant and landscape materials (or willingness to learn), and great attitudes. Our customers are the #1 priority, followed by our plant materials and our overall site appearance. Daily tasks include: • Helping customers select, purchase, and load plant or landscape materials. • Maintaining plants – watering, deadheading, weeding, re-stocking bins, etc. • Maintaining the site – weeding, trash removal, sweeping/raking, etc. • Unloading plant delivery trucks, followed by tagging and moving plants in to our nursery sales areas. Job Requirements • Knowledge of plant materials. • Knowledge of landscape materials and ability to load them properly with our equipment (or willingness to learn). • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions (heat, rain, wind, cold). • Ability to run our computer system or willingness to learn. • Ability to lift heavy materials. • Willingness to ask questions and learn/retain new information when you don’t know the answer. Pay Rate and Work Schedules • Employment starts in August and runs through late-October (or later depending on the season/weather). We are looking to hire staff with 4 hours (or more) of availability during the week and full time on weekends (2 weekends/month). • Starting pay is $10/hour. • You MUST be available to work weekends (including Holidays). • We are willing to work around class schedules if you have the availability to work shifts between the hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. At minimum, you must have a 4 hour window of time to work during the week. Posted 2/14/17 Ames, IA

Liz at (515) 232-6864

E-mail address:

Innovative Ag Services Seasonal Opportunities Ellsworth and Garden City, IA

Craig Schroeder 319-465-6896

Cook Farms We are in need of some additional help this fall. A little about our farm: we are a corn, soybean, hog and cattle operation; we run primarily late model John Deere equipment; and we don't work Sundays. We are located between Hubbard and Zearing (about 45 minutes from campus). Requirements: -Experience running equipment; including tractor and grain cart -Class A or D CDL is a major plus -Livestock experience is also a plus, but not necessary We are more than willing to work with anyone and their class schedule, as that will take precedence over work. Hubbard/Zearing IA area

Resumes, inquiries and questions can be sent to Levi Cook. email:

phone: 641-485-6860

Mg Biologics We are looking for seasonal help to help with our production needs. The ideal hire would have an agricultural background and previous experience operating farm machinery. The employee would assist in collecting our product from horses and assist in maintaining our barn: dropping bales and grain, scraping and hauling manure, etc. This is a temporary, part time position that will pay $10 per hour. We will reassess the need for this next semester in December. Availability in the mornings would be preferable. Posted 9/25/17 Ames, IA

Jacob Varghese

Couser Farms We are looking for three part time college students to help during harvest. Our farm raises corn, soybean, and seed corn in Nevada. We are looking for College of Agriculture students who have some previous experience on a farm or operating farm equipment. Having a CDL is preferred but not required. We will pay $12 hr and be flexible with hours. Part time help will be asked to work some weekends. We are looking to hire students to begin work when school starts or earlier if they are willing. We have had many ISU college students over the years and have found some students who possess great talent and work ethic. We require students to have a good work ethic, positive attitude, and be punctual. Posted 8/4/17 Nevada, IA

Tim Couser

Bill Couser


Brelsford Faimly Farms We are looking to fill some harvest positions, Grain cart and tillage operation would be main positions I need at the moment. I would also be interested in someone that could haul grain with a CDL. This position could lead into full time employment. I am open to a few days a week or weekend work as schedules allow. Our operation is located south of Ogden 8 miles on HWY 169. We are a 5500 acre grain farm and contract feed pigs for JBS. Posted 10/13 Ogden, IA

Brodie Brelsford

Brelsford Family Farms


Syngenta We are looking to give students an opportunity for work experience in the seed industry. This would be a part-time job starting around February 1st and ending around the first week of May. I know this is a little early being that students probably don’t know their spring schedules yet, but I figure I just get it out there. Role Purpose: This part-time job would work with parent seed staff to package and ship seed (corn and soy) to Syngenta North America seed production sites for field evaluation trials. Job Location: Slater, IA Hours: Monday – Friday Some weekend work may be available Flexible hours; but must be able to work for at least 4 consecutive hours a day Activities may consist of (but not limited to): • Packaging and shipping seed • Learn about seed inventory management • Exposure to various trialing departments Successful candidate must: • Be able to work in a team environment • Highly detailed oriented • Well organized and have high regard for cleanliness • Lift 50 lbs • Understand basic agronomic principles • Be able to use basic Microsoft office products Posted 10/20/17 Slater, IA

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Hertz Farms “Part time experienced farm help wanted for fall work. Combine operation experience and precision farming expertise helpful. Competitive compensation. References required.“ Posted 8/25/17 Ames/Nevada

Please contact - Randy.Hertz@Hertz.Ag