Career Day

Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day

As a student, alum, or industry recruiter - plan to join us for the Agriculture and Life Sciences Fall Career Day! This event is scheduled for Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ISU’s Lied Recreation Athletic Center. If you are an employer and would like to receive information on this event, please contact Mike Gaul at 515-294-4725 or via email at

Companies/organizations planning to attend:

A to Z Drying, Inc.
A to Z Drying, Inc. is an Iowa corporation with production facilities in Osage, Iowa. Founded in 1972, A to Z Drying, Inc. offers custom spray drying, blending, packaging and warehousing. A to Z Drying, Inc. provides cost-effective manufacturing for biotechnology companies.
Aerotek Scientific
Aerotek is the leading recruitment & staffing agency worldwide. Our staffing solutions are focused on bringing great people & great organizations together.
Ag Leader Technology
For 25 years now, Ag Leader has been producing high quality, innovative precision agriculture tools that improve decision making, efficiency and solve agronomic challenges around the globe. Ag Leader is defiantly independent, and committed solely to helping growers better their quality of life and address agronomic issues through precision farming solutions. With four support offices, 280+ employees worldwide and an expansive domestic and international dealer network, Ag Leader is dedicated to producing a valuable product experience for growers.
Ag Partners LLC
At Ag Partners, our mission is simple: Help Producers Prosper. Whether that’s through tried and true agronomic advice, solutions and services, through our high-quality feed, or through our innovative risk management products for grain, every day, we’re working for you.
Ag Processing Inc.
Ag Processing Inc (AGP®) is a leading agribusiness engaged in procuring, processing, marketing, and transporting of oilseeds, grains, and related products. Since its creation in 1983, AGP has grown in size, scope, and reputation – both in the U.S. and internationally. Today, our owners include 147 local and regional cooperatives representing more than 250,000 farmers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Company’s businesses include soybean processing, vegetable oil refining, renewable fuels, ag products/grain, and international operations.
AgReliant Genetics
Rely on people. At AgReliant Genetics, the needs of our farmer customers guide our research and production efforts. We are a company consisting of technical experts, seed production specialists, and professional sales representatives all focused on bringing the most competitive products to our growers’ fields. Our customers can rely on the people they interact with to provide unwavering support from the selection of the products all the way through the season until the final row is harvested. Rely on performance.
Agri-King is an animal nutrition company based in Illinois that is committed to the success and profitability of livestock producers worldwide.
AgriGold's history displays their success story and their influence in the agricultural industry for over 70 years. Their priority to focus specifically on corn helps them meet the needs of growers by providing them industry leading, unique hybrids, high quality seed and customer oriented Corn Specialists.
Your Success Starts With Our Planning. Van Larson, the owner, has 29 years of experience as an agronomist. For the past 25 years, Agronomy Services Plus, Inc., has provided unbiased, independent crop consulting service.
Agtegra Cooperative
Agtegra Cooperative operates as an agricultural cooperative. The company helps customers to grow, handle, and market grains; offers agronomy solutions; provides petroleum and energy products; precision ag farming technology, and farm products. It serves producer-members in North Dakota and South Dakota.
All American Co-op
All American Co-op is a full-service cooperative in southern Minnesota. Learn how we can meet your grain, feed, agronomy, seed, and precision ag needs.
AMVC is a comprehensive swine management company, overseeing 30 plus sow farms in 10 states. Currently managing over one hundred thousand head of sows, AMVC provides financial, data entry, production advisory, human resources, nutrient management, construction, facilities maintenance and organizational design services to their clients.
Archer Daniels Midland  | ADM
With an unrivaled portfolio of ingredients and systems, ADM can support you all the way from plant to plate. Our experts have a deep working knowledge of global and local food cultures. And we’re ready to partner with you to develop innovative solutions and consumer-preferred eating experiences. So, when you’re ready to feed your food business, make ADM your first call.
Bachman's has been in business since 1885, when founder Henry Bachman, Sr., planted potatoes, lettuce, onions, and squash on a plot of land in south Minneapolis.
Bailey Nurseries
Largest wholesale nursery in upper Midwest. Product is ornamental trees, shrubs, perennial and annuals.
Bartlett Tree Experts
At Bartlett Tree Experts, we are committed to the care of trees, and to providing professional service while helping homeowners and businesses maintain beautiful, healthy trees and shrubs.
Around the globe, more than 100,000 people work for us in a wide range of different areas. Become part of our diverse team!
Bayer Crop Science
Bayer’s Crop Science division is committed to food security with a focus on innovative crop solutions as well as seeds and traits to increase productivity.
Bazooka Farmstar
Bazooka Farmstar makes manure management simple. Looking for the highest-quality manure management and spreading equipment? Look to us.
Beck's Hybrids
Beck's Hybrids is the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, serving farmers in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan, western Kentucky, Tennessee, Iowa, southern Wisconsin and Missouri. Beck's understands what farmers need, because we're farmers, too. As the largest family-owned seed company, Beck's has access to the best genetics and trait technologies from suppliers worldwide. In fact, Beck's strives to provide all customers with the tools they need to succeed on their farm.
Blank Park Zoo
The Blank Park Zoo is the only accredited zoo in the state of Iowa. The Blank Park Zoo is home to more than 800 furry, finned feathered exotic creatures. The Zoo features a Discovery Center with over 15 species of birds, plus a large salt water aquarium, snakes, caiman, and more. Outside enjoy the park-like setting as you view the Australia Adventure, the Wilds of Africa, Sea Lions, Penguins and Great Cats.
Buddy's Kitchen
Buddy's Kitchen specializes in ready-to-eat frozen food with custom product development, co-packing and packaging services. Highlights include our culinary team, two USDA production facilities, on-site test kitchens, USDA baking, organic and gluten free certifications.
We support businesses all over the world with a variety of products that are essential for our customers in the successful operation of their businesses.
Calcium Products
At Calcium Products, we continually research and innovate to provide the purest, most effective pelletized lime and gypsum products available. We deliver affordable, natural soil improvement resulting in consistently higher yield.
Cargill is working to nourish the world. We're bringing together people, ideas, and resources to deliver products, technology and ways of operating that build successful businesses and communities.
Carthage System & Professional Swine Management
The Carthage System is a group of individual farm families linked together through the common goal of optimizing health, genetic performance, and leveraging the cost of production throughout the entire system. The Carthage System farms are managed by Professional Swine Management (PSM) and are collectively ranked as a top ten pork producer system in the U.S.
Cedar Family Farms
Cedar Family Farms is a large diversified farming business located in southeast Iowa. The operation has divisions focused on grain production, animal production, nutrient handling, and dirt contracting
Centrum Valley Farms LLP
As a leading producer of shell and liquid eggs, Centrum Valley recognizes that leadership requires firm attention to egg safety and an equal dedication to ensuring the well-being of the animals in our care, and the protection of the land, air and water resources around us.
CGB Enterprises, Inc.
CGB has been known as an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970. Today, CGB operates a global enterprise overseeing a diverse family of businesses that provide an array of services for producers and logistical services for customers on a global scale.
Choice Genetics
Choice Genetics is a worldwide leader focused on swine genetics. We are powered by a multi-species platform as the swine genetics company of Groupe Grimaud, the second largest multi-species genetics company in the world. We are proven to be a competitive performer. In recent benchmark trials, our new frontline products demonstrate an overall competitive advantage in Total Value versus best alternatives.
CNH Industrial
Corporate website of CNH Industrial, a global leader in the capital goods sector.
CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation's rural economy.
CommStock Investments
Commstock Reports offers commentary, outlook, market analysis in a daily newsletter to assist agricultural clients in making ag decisions featuring David Kruse.
Compass Minerals
Compass Minerals produces salt, plant nutrients and magnesium chloride for distribution primarily in North America. 
Cooperative Farmers Elevator
CFE is a progressive, farmer-owned cooperative that services local farms and rural business owners in the areas of agronomy, feed, grain and lumber. CFE has locations in communities throughout northwest Iowa, southwest Minnesota, and southeast South Dakota with administrative offices in Rock Valley and Ocheyedan, IA.
Corteva Agrisciences
Innovating for our food future Corteva provides the tools to help farmers produce what our food system demands while conserving resources and sustaining the land.
Countryside Cooperative
Countryside Cooperative is your full-service cooperative. Providing technology and hands-on support to optimize your operation. Contact us today!
Crystal Valley
Crystal Valley is a leading farm supply and grain marketing cooperative focused on serving the needs of crop farmers and livestock producers in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa.


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DreamDirt Farm & Ranch Real Estate
DreamDirt has been the voice of hundreds of farm families and their heirs all across the Midwest and Plains states when they sold farmland. Our headquarters is located in Iowa with Land Specialists and auctioneers across the region. We are a leading farmland brokerage and auction company specializing in the sale of farmland, ranch land, hunting land, farm equipment, farm estates trusts and retirements. We provide the latest in technology, modern marketing techniques and farm reaching advertising that has been a great benefit to our sellers who enjoy exceptional exposure.
E4 Crop Intelligence
E4's vision is to be the most innovative agricultural service business in the world through the integration and implementation of superior technologies. To that end, E4 Crop Intelligence has been designed to address several key requirements missing in most platforms. An integrated system that works — The E4 approach integrates precision ag services, hardware and software into a system that works. “For this to work, you need to do a lot of up-front lifting,” Reisz explains.
Elanco Animal Health
Elanco advances the vision of enriching lives through food and companionship by developing innovative solutions that protect & enhance animal health.
At empirical, we believe everyone deserves safe, quality, and affordable food. Our task is to meet the world’s ever-increasing nourishment needs within the constraints of our precious natural resources. To get there, we need to think bigger and smarter.
Farm Credit Administration
FCA’s mission is to ensure a safe, sound, and dependable source of credit and related services for all creditworthy and eligible persons in agriculture and rural America.
Farm Credit Services of America
Farm Credit Services of America, based in Omaha, Nebraska, is dedicated to serving the agricultural credit, risk management and financial needs of farmers and ranchers in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. We are a part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide agricultural network providing credit and affiliated services to farm and ranch operators across the United States. Overall, the Farm Credit System supplies the nation's agricultural industry with nearly one-third of its credit needs.
Farm Service Cooperative
Since 1930, when FSC began as a petroleum supply cooperative, this organization has been dedicated to providing essential resources for farmers and local consumers. Launching a company during the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl years wasn’t easy, but the cost efficiencies and service FSC offered allowed the fledgling company to survive.
Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance
With six generations of protecting farmers against the devastation of hail damage, FMH takes pride in leading the industry in providing Crop Hail insurance.
Farmers Win Cooperative
Farmers Win Cooperative is a 14-location cooperative servicing members and customers in Northeast Iowa and Southeast Minnesota. Fredericksburg Farmers Coop and Winnishiek Coop merged on August 1st, 2014 to form FWC, which is governed by a 10 person board of directors. Services include grain, agronomy, feed, and fuel; with annual sales of $170 million. We employ 156 full and part-time employees. Eleven grain locations handle 19 million bushels of grain annually. With four fuel locations and a convenience store, 8 million gallons of fuel and propane are sold annually.
First Citizens Bank is a community bank committed to excellence in meeting the financial needs of our customers and communities. Headquartered in Mason City, IA, with eight locations serving North Iowa and Mora, MN, FCB has over $1B in assets and employs approximately 235 people.
FMC Corporation
FMC Corporation is committed to providing employees with ample opportunities to contribute, lead and be recognized as innovators, to look beyond barriers to provide solutions, to be challenged in what they do and to love doing it. FMC is a S&P 500, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets globally for more than a century. As a global leader utilizing advanced technologies and customer-focused research and development, FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to food, agriculture, pharmaceutical, specialty and related industries.
GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative providing agronomy, energy, facility planning, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services in more than 40 states and Ontario, Canada. GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by affiliated member cooperatives to serve more than 250,000 customers. The GROWMARK System began in 1927 when Illinois Farm Bureau members organized local agricultural cooperatives in order to meet their growing demand for a reliable fuel supply.
Some companies turn their backs on volatility and tough challenges. We charge forward. Some companies manage their business to avoid defeat. We manage ours to ensure mutual victories. Some companies see feed, food and fuel as nothing more than essentials to survive. We see them as the potential to thrive. At Gavilon, it's anything but business as usual. We leverage our industry expertise and a vast physical distribution network to effectively connect producers and consumers of agricultural commodities.
At GENEX, we apply experience, science and data-driven knowledge to provide you with industry-leading dairy and beef cattle genetics and customized reproductive services you can trust.
Grain Craft
The largest independent flour miller in the nation.
Grain Processing Corporation
about us Founded in 1943, GPC is a privately owned company with a solid history of innovation and a vision for continued success in the future. Our chosen mission is to manufacture, distribute and market customer-specified food, nutraceutical and industrial grade products of uncompromising quality.
Great Western Bank
Great Western Bank offers a wide selection of banking, lending and wealth services to consumers and businesses in Omaha, Sioux Falls, Lincoln and surrounding areas.
Green Plains Inc.
Green Plains is a vertically integrated ethanol producer based in Omaha, Nebraska. We currently have an ethanol production capacity of approximately 1.5 billion gallons per year with our 17 plants strategically located across the U.S. We also operate an independent third party ethanol marketing business, Green Plains Trade.
Heartland Co-op
Since the early days of the 1900's, Central Iowa farmers knew they needed a place to market their grain for a fair price. Now, over 100 years later, Heartland Co-op has evolved into the cooperative it is today with its 71 locations providing products and services to its farmer members/patrons. At each benchmark during the past 100 years, Heartland Co-op looked at the future needs of its members and chose growth over stagnation.
Hertz Farm Management
Caring for You and Your Farm. ® Only one factor truly measures our success — your satisfaction. We strive every day to build relationships with confidence through professionalism and commitment to your family and your farm.
Historic Wagner Farm
Where history meets education Step back in time to farm life from decades past. Our 18.6 acre Historic Wagner Farm is one of the last working dairy farms in Cook County and is open to the public for recreation and learning.
Hoegemeyer Hybrids
Hoegemeyer Hybrids is a regional seed company that offers high-performing corn, soybean, alfalfa and sorghum seed. Every field deserves the right seed.
In 1969, Hog Slat, Inc. began as a family business with a goal to become a dependable local provider of production solutions for area hog farmers. Over time this became a reality, and what started as a goal transformed into a vision: to expand Hog Slat�s capabilities to literally take on a world of opportunities. Through the right combination of dedicated and hard-working individuals Hog Slat has emerged as the world-leader in providing equipment, products and services to the swine and poultry industries. Hog Slat, Inc.
Holden Farms
Holden Farms owns a thriving turkey operation and is one of the largest family-owned producers of pork in the country.
Horizon Equipment
John Deere dealership located in West Central Iowa. Locations include: Manning, Audubon, Avoca, Adair, Missouri Valley, and Woodbine.
Hormel Foods Corporation
Our employees are the key to our success. As a Fortune 500 company focused on growth, we offer extraordinary challenges and opportunities. Our commitment to promoting from within ensures that committed, talented and hard-working employees are recognized and rewarded.
To help our clients realize economic stability while maintaining the dignity and value of the farm families.
Hussmann Corporation
At Hussmann, we are always working to find new technologies and innovations that have a minimal impact on the world around us. From the equipment we design and build, to the services we provide, to our internal processes, we focus on improving energy efficiency and reducing refrigerants in our display cases and refrigeration systems. In all areas of our company, we strive to gain a better understanding of how we can reduce our carbon footprint and protect our environment.
Hutchison Incorporated - HW Brand
Hutchison Incorporated is a nationwide manufacturer and distributor of livestock and equine equipment. Hutchison supplies rural America with fences, gates, panels, tanks, feeders, lumber and more.
Innovative Ag Services
Innovative Ag Services Co. is a full service farm cooperative offering a complete line of supplies and services to meet all of your farm needs. We provide value-added products and services to over 5,000 members in the grain, agronomy, feed, energy and building supply markets. To better serve you, our 33 locations are conveniently located throughout northeast and central Iowa and southwest Wisconsin. Innovative Ag Services was incorporated in 2005 to ensure that our customers had access to the best products and services available.
Iowa Army National Guard
No other service offers better benefits for serving part-time. A part-time career in the National Guard means you can achieve your goals much sooner, because you don't have to put your life on hold while you serve. Explore our website, and find out why the National Guard is the Service of Choice
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation promotes the people, progress and pride of Iowa. The organization started rather humbly--a group of farmers wanted to better themselves, their families, their industry and their state. So, they joined forces and formed the Iowa Farm Bureau. Although a lot has changed over the years, our mission is still much the same today. Across our great state, Iowans have a lot in common--a dedication to hard work, a passion for the land and a character rooted in faith and family. It's this common bond that weaves through the Iowa Farm Bureau.
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) is a non-profit organization that works to protect and restore Iowa's land, water and wildlife. INHF is the only nonprofit working statewide to establish and expand public parks, trails and wildlife areas, and is active in collaborating to improve public policy and public funding for land conservation and water quality, especially at the state and federal level. INHF has an outstanding capacity for communications, education, and project fundraising.
Iowa Pork Producers Association
The Iowa Pork Producers Association: Promoting, educating and providing a leading voice for a sustainable, socially responsible and globally competitive pork industry.
Iowa Select Farms
Pork production is not for everyone—it can be a tough job, a messy job and it’s always and every-single-day job. It’s what we do at Iowa Select Farms though, because we’re farmers, and proud of it. Owners Jeff and Deb Hansen are third-generation Iowa farmers. Our mission for Homegrown Iowa is to share with you the stories of our ag adventures. We’re proud to be a homegrown Iowa company in the heart of a homegrown Iowa industry—pig farming.
Iowa Soybean Association
The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) develops policies and programs that help farmers expand profit opportunities while promoting environmentally sensitive production using the soybean checkoff and other resources.
ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative
The Iowa State University Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative (AgEI) was established in 2005 with a $1.6 million gift from Roger and Connie Underwood. The Underwood’s understand and recognize the importance of entrepreneurship and wish to empower undergraduates, faculty and staff with the entrepreneurial tools needed to start their own business ventures. Since its launch, the AgEI program has seen abundant growth in students and outreach programs. More than 300 students participate in events each year, allowing them to experience entrepreneurship first-hand.
ISU CALS Global Programs
The mission of the CALS study abroad office is to ensure students have high quality international academic opportunities through support to faculty who develop and integrate these opportunities into their curriculum, support to students including advising and guiding them in the pre-trip, trip and post-trip phases, scholarships to assist students in paying for these opportunities, and the establishment of partnerships with universities and other institutions abroad.
ISU CALS Online Learning
Online Learning with Iowa State University and the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences offers fully online graduate programs so that students may continue their education while working full time. Also check out over 80 online classes that are available to fill your schedule!
ISU College of Veterinary Medicine
About the College As the nation’s first public veterinary school, Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine takes pride in its heritage while shaping the future of veterinary professional practice, education, research and service. Fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to the enhancement of health and well-being of animals and human beings.
J.R. Simplot Company
The J.R. Simplot Company is one of the largest privately held food and agribusiness companies in the nation, though at heart we’re as small as a single farmer. We pioneer innovations in plant nutrition and food processing, research new ways to feed animals and sustain ecosystems, and strive to feed a growing global population. At Simplot, we’re in the business of Bringing Earth’s Resources to Life.


JBS USA is a leading processor of beef, pork and lamb in the U.S., a leading processor of beef in Canada and the largest cattle feeder in the world.
Jennie-O Turkey Store
A recognized leader in turkey. At Jennie-O Turkey Store, we believe that eating well shouldn’t come at the cost of taste. Since 1940, we’ve been in the business of delivering on that mantra. From deli meats to whole turkeys to ground turkey and sausages, we offer more than 1500 products and recipes that make it easy to eat well.
Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
Welcome to – your source for grilling tips, events and promos, great tasting recipes, multiple lines of award winning sausages, and more. Johnsonville is America's No. 1 sausage.
Kemin Industries
Using applied science, Kemin Industries manufactures specialty ingredients to improve the quality of life worldwide.
Kent Corporation
Kent Corporation is a diversified family owned corporation with operating subsidiaries involved in corn wet milling, the production of animal feeds and the manufacture of food products. Kent Corporation is owned by the Kent Family and led by Gage A. Kent as Chairman of the Board and CEO. Operating subsidiaries of Kent Corporation include Grain Processing Corporation, Kent Nutrition Group, Kent Pet Group, all headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, and Kent Precision Foods Group, St. Louis, Missouri.
Key Cooperative
Key Cooperative is a member-owned cooperative with locations in 12 communities throughout central Iowa. Key Cooperative is an organization of 3200 members. We serve customers in six main counties: Jasper, Mahaska, Marshall, Poweshiek, Story, Tama - as well as surrounding counties.
Koch Industries
Koch College Recruiting - Our business philosophy encourages you to take initiative and challenge the status quo for improved results and efficiency.
Kuhn North America Inc.
The Kuhn Group offers a wide choice of specialized agricultural machinery to meet customers’ specific needs. KUHN produces innovative, high quality and high value equipment that will provide returns for our customers’ operations regardless of geographic location. Kuhn North America, Inc., of Brodhead, Wisconsin, is a leading innovator in agricultural and industrial equipment, specializing in spreaders, mixers, hay tools and tillage tools. KUHN, KUHN Knight and KUHN Krause products are sold by farm equipment dealers throughout the United States, Canada and many other countries.
Land O'Frost
Land O’Frost is a third generation, family-owned business, started by my grandfather, Antoon Van Eekeren, in 1941. Antoon was an immigrant from Holland, who came to the United States with dreams of success, much like many other immigrants. He realized the growing wartime demand for freezer storage and purchased a building on the south side of Chicago to house people’s frozen meats. He was a visionary who looked at the needs of consumers and acted on them. In 1952, he expanded by producing frozen meat pies, TV dinners and wafer-sliced beef.
Land O'Lakes Inc.
Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations.
Landus Cooperative
Landus CooperativeTM is a farmer-owned agricultural cooperative headquartered in Ames, Iowa, that has a global reach and a local touch with about 600 full-time employees at locations in more than 60 communities in Iowa and Minnesota, and approximately 7,000 member-owners.
LG Seeds
Our goal is to deliver valuable solutions, while maintaining meaningful relationships and providing an excellent customer experience. We do this through our exceptional people, world-class research, innovative production processes and cutting-edge quality assurance practices.
Linn Cooperative Oil Company is based out of eastern Iowa in corn and soybean country. We serve eight counties by being agronomic advisers and serving farmers to achieve their goals of producing high quality crops while making sound economic decisions.
We strive to provide innovative crop solutions, quality nutrient products, knowledgeable staff, and dependable service to satisfy our grower’s needs.
LongView Farms is located in Central Iowa just minutes from Ames and Iowa State University. We are efficient corn and soybean producers as well as custom operators for our landowners and area seed companies.
MaxYield Cooperative
MaxYield — our name is our mission. Today’s agriculture business is a highly competitive, global marketplace. Your success goes well beyond the costs of inputs. Cheap seed and fertilizer will not meet the challenges of the global market place. That is why the team at MaxYield Cooperative is focused on providing you with leading-edge solutions to maximize your yields.
The Midwest Poultry Consortium's (MPC) Center of Excellence (COE) Program offers strong research-based poultry science education in a welcoming, friendly environment. Summer courses are taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with credits transferring to the student's home university. The program offers 18 poultry science credits in two six- week summer sessions.
MIAI is a trade association for 84 Farm Mutual Insurance Associations around small town and rural Iowa. These insurance companies, most of whom have been in business over 100 years, provide property protection for farms and homes.
National Pork Producers Council
The National Pork Producers Council fights for reasonable legislation and regulation and develops and defends export market opportunities on behalf of U.S. pork producers.
Nationwide Agribusiness
Nationwide Agribusiness takes pride in supporting agricultural industries, which is why we offer a variety of insurance options you can depend on.
Nature Conservancy, The
The Nature Conservancy protects Earth's natural resources and beauty. Our conservation efforts are driven by our members. Act Now.
New Balance Commodities
We specialize in distribution of co-products from ethanol and soybean processing plants.
NEW Cooperative Inc.
In the years since 1973 one element of our story remains consistent. NEW was founded by farmers who saw mutual benefits in sharing resources. The direction came from two local co-ops—one with rail capabilities and the other with additional grain to fill those outgoing trains. From the start, the idea was progressive, savvy, and practical. When we pool our resources, they said, every single farm gains momentum. Together, our Iowa farmers buy better and sell better. Every crop year they can capitalize on the ability to produce more efficiently, too.
New Fashion Pork
NFP is a fully integrated pork production company headquartered in Jackson, MN with operations in MN, IA, SD, IN, IL, WY, and WI. NFP is the 14th largest producer in the United States and owns over 54,000 sows in 12 locations. NFP finishes pigs in MN, IA, SD, and IN. NFP has over 150 grow-finish sites encompassing approximately 500,000 spaces. NFP also owns/operates 3 feed mills located in MN, IA, and IN. NFP employs over 400 people.
Our Customer-Focused Culture At Newly Weds® Foods we know you have a choice when selecting a food ingredient supplier. That is why we’ve incorporated some very important resources into our business specifically to better serve you, the customer. Consider the following in choosing a food ingredient manufacturer that can best service your needs. Privately-Owned Company Newly Weds Foods, an over 1 billion dollar food ingredient company, offers you the resources for your company’s success. We are committed to making your needs the highest priority, not the board or the shareholders.
Nielsen Agronomics Inc.
Dan Nielsen started Nielsen Agronomics Inc. in December of 1999. The office is located on Dan Nielsen’s acreage in rural Rose Creek. Nielsen Agronomics is a truly independent crop consulting business that will give you expert advice in all areas of your crop production. The crops that Nielsen Agronomics focus on are corn and soybeans. Nielsen Agronomics specializes in soil fertility, manure management, crop scouting, integrated pest management, variety placement, crop planning and record keeping. We have full time staff, seasonal employees, and we hire summer interns.
Norder Supply is a family owned business, partnering with farmers for over 40 years. Norder Supply is dedicated to the success of not only our growers, but also our employees. We are committed to providing a positive work environment for our employees, with competitive compensation and benefits, and growth opportunities. Norder Supply is a full-service agronomy business ready to assist our customers in achieving maximum net return per acre.
Northern Country Coop
Dedicated to providing quality products and services for a successful future together.
Northland CDL Training
CDL Training & Testing for students seeking a Commercial Driver's License as a qualification for the employment they are seeking.
Northwestern Mutual - Des Moines
Keith Erhard, Managing Partner of Northwestern Mutual in Des Moines, understands that preparing for your financial future can be complicated, and your set of circumstances unique. Because of this, it's important that you have the help of highly trained and experienced professionals.
Nutrien Ag Solutions
"We are committed to being the leading provider of agricultural inputs in each of our markets. We will attract and retain outstanding employees by motivating and rewarding them for their accomplishments in providing exceptional service to our valued customers."
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
143 acre zoological park and 1.3 million gallon salt water aquarium with showcase 900,000 gallon shark tank and many other 50,00 to 100,000 gallon systems
OSI Group
OSI is the premier global supplier of custom value-added food products to the world’s leading foodservice and retail food brands. As one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, we offer unparalleled resources and reach.
Peoples Company
Peoples Company is a leading provider in Farm Land Brokerage, Management, Investment & Appraisal services.
THE PERDUE FAMILY OF COMPANIES includes the associates working in Perdue Farms, Perdue AgriBusiness, and our shared business services organization. Together, they share a Vision: "To be the most trusted name in food and agricultural products." They also share a common heritage, beginning with Arthur W. Perdue's family farm, progressing through the expansion into agribusiness and the introduction of the PERDUE® brand under Frank Perdue, and continuing a third generation of family leadership with Chairman Jim Perdue.
Phibro Animal Health Corporation
Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of animal health pharmaceuticals, animal nutrition products and industrial and fine chemicals. We are a privately held company with a proud history of over 50 years of serving the needs of our customers in the Ethanol and Production Animal Industries.


Our mission is to be the leading worldwide supplier of genetic improvement to pork chain customers through innovative and outstanding genetic technology, health and services. A subsidiary of biotechnology leader Genus plc, PIC’s business is the genetic improvement of pigs. In the early 1960s, a small group of Oxford pig farmers, were concerned that the traditional purebred breeders were not producing the right pig for future markets. The farmers invited a group of scientists to devise a way of producing a better hybrid.
Pillen Family Farms & DNA Genetics
Pillen Family Farms is a Nebraska-based family-owned farming operation and a leader in the pork production industry.
Pinnacle, a comprehensive agronomic and environmental consulting firm, offers years of experience in environmental and regulatory compliance for livestock producers. Our mission is to offer our knowledge and experience in environmental and regulatory compliance and develop ag-input synergies that result in lower input costs and higher net revenues for our clients. Being a locally owned and operated business, we strive to offer our fellow neighbors a solid and profitable partnership.
Pipestone System
Pipestone System is a world-class sow management company with a mission of Helping Farmers Today Create the Farms of Tomorrow. Pipestone System manages over 70 sow barns for 450 farmers across the Midwest.
Post Consumer Brands is the newly formed branded CPG division of Post Holdings. Today, the primary business category is cereal, comprised of the recently merged Post Foods and MOM Brands cereal businesses. Post Consumer Brands will be a platform for future growth and the addition of more consumer brands in other grocery categories in the future. We are focused on growth, low cost operational excellence, and being a great place to do great work. We take the safety of our products and our employees seriously.
Rainbow Treecare
Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements was created to provide reliable tools, backed by science, to benefit arborist practitioners and the tree health care industry. The industry is a growing market and our arborceutical products and services are shipped across the nation to a variety of clients including cities, tree care companies, lawn and landscape businesses, federal government agencies, golf courses and even national parks.
Reicks View Farms
Reicks View Farms is a 5th Generation Family Farm in Northeast Iowa that prides itself on being a family farm raising corn and high quality pork. Reicks View Farms was founded by Dale and Laura Reicks in 1977 near the small town of Jerico, Iowa. At Reicks View Farms, it is all about being a family. That has always been the goal. As we have gained employees and production partners we believe that being a family and working together is what helps us strive to get better every day and stand apart from the rest.
Rembrandt Foods
Rembrandt Foods is one of the largest egg producers in the world, supplying high-quality egg ingredients to food manufacturers and foodservice companies.
Remington Seeds
Remington Seeds is the realization of an idea that originated in 1984.
Renewable Energy Group (REG)
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGI) is a leading provider of cleaner, lower carbon intensity products and services. We are an international producer of biomass-based diesel, a developer of renewable chemicals and North America’s largest producer of advanced biofuel. REG utilizes an integrated procurement, distribution, and logistics network to convert natural fats, oils, greases and sugars into lower carbon intensity products.
River Valley Cooperative
From one season to the next, River Valley Cooperative is there for member-owners and the communities we call home. More than just another supplier, we’re neighbors invested in the success of local agriculture.
Rose Acre Farms
Rose Acre Farms is an egg farm that offers fresh shell eggs, specialty eggs, and quality egg products such as liquid eggs, dried eggs, and egg protein powder.
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
International veterinary school offering veterinary medicine degrees and innovative research
Schwartz Farms, Inc.
Schwartz Farms, Inc. was founded in 1978 and at the time was predominantly involved in crop farming. Although Schwartz Farms is still involved in farming, today’s primary operations are within the pork industry. Schwartz Farms, Inc. employs over 300 full-time individuals, and owns sows in the upper Midwest, predominantly in Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Untitled-3We also utilize approximately 125 independent contractors. As a premier pork producer, Schwartz Farms embraces itself for a challenging and rewarding future.
Scoular Company, The
A 125-year old company with over $4 billion in sales, The Scoular Company provides diverse supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. From more than 100 offices and facilities, our 1000 employees are engaged in the business of buying, selling, storing, and processing grain and ingredients as well as managing transportation and logistics worldwide.
Scripps Research Education & Training
The Scripps Research Institute is a non-profit research institution whose philosophy emphasizes the creation of basic knowledge for its application in medicine, the pursuit of scientific advances through interdisciplinary collaborations and the education and training of researchers preparing to meet the scientific challenges of the future. Scripps offerings include doctoral programs, summer research opportunities for undergraduates and postdoctoral training.
Seaboard Foods
We relentlessly seek a better way to produce wholesome pork by purposefully connecting every step between our farms and family tables around the world. This is how we ensure the well-being of our animals, the environment, our employees and the communities we call home.
Select Sires of MidAmerica
Select Sires Inc. is a federation of nine farmer-owned-and-controlled cooperatives. It provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying livestock breeders with America's best genetics at a reasonable price.
Servi-Tech, Inc.
Servi-Tech — the nation's largest crop consulting firm and agricultural laboratory — has been Making the Planet More Productive since 1975. Servi-Tech, Inc. has relied on the most current technologies, research and science to make productive and profitable recommendations for thousands of growers on millions of acres. Three Servi-Tech laboratory facilities complement industry agronomic services to measure fertility, tailor field inputs and increase yields. As the global population increases, the need for more efficient food production systems also grows.
Sinclair Tractor
You’ve invested in top-of-the-line equipment and we’re dedicated to keeping it running by providing you with the best service and the right parts when you need them. At Sinclair Tractor, our highly trained technicians are ready to service your machines on your operation or at any one of our fully-equipped workshops. With a parts inventory 11-locations strong and programs like John Deere Financial’s Your Shelf Parts Program, we’re able to give you piece of mind that Sinclair Tractor’s Parts & Service departments are your #1 choice for performance and reliability.
Smithfield Foods
Smithfield Foods is a leading consumer packaged meats company. We are also the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, committed to providing good food in a responsible way. We accomplish that by maintaining robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental, and food safety and quality programs.
Spraytec manufactures and markets foliar fertilizer products specially formulated to avoid losses during application and provide nutrition, promote overall plant health, and aid in the control of disease in your crops. Our products cover your needs throughout the entire crop production season, starting at pre-plant weed control and finishing at harvest.
Founded in 1990 by entrepreneur and agribusiness pioneer Bruce Rastetter, Summit Agricultural Group is a diverse farming, agricultural investment and farm management company headquartered in Alden, Iowa. Summit’s diverse operations include successful row crop, beef cattle and pork farms in the U.S. and a growing presence in the South American biofuels market.
We provide products and solutions to help farmers achieve global food security for a growing population, sustainably. We work by looking at agriculture through the eyes of growers, and by applying world-class science to develop crop protection products and seeds. Our innovations help farmers to overcome multiple challenges – from weeds, insects and disease, to the effects of heat and cold on crops. Whether they grow corn or rice, vegetables or coffee, farmers around the world trust Syngenta to help them produce healthy, premium crops and minimize the use of precious natural resources.
The Andersons Inc.
The Andersons, Inc. is diversified into six business groups with a universal commitment to serving our customers and partners with integrity, loyalty and respect to establish and sustain lasting relationships.
Titan Machinery
See how Titan Machinery provides customers with construction equipment, farm equipment & used equipment solutions complete with superior parts & support.
Titan Pro
Titan Pro’s footprint spans across eight Midwest states with agronomic professionals dedicated to seven specific regions and 200+ dealers who represent the Titan Pro brand.
Trans Ova Genetics began business in 1980 under the vision of Dr. David Faber, as a premier "on-farm" embryo transfer (ET) service organization which was an extension of a large-animal veterinary practice. Thirty years later, the original embryo transfer team members: Dr. Faber, Dr.
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world's largest food companies with leading brands such as Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells® and State Fair®. It’s a recognized market leader in chicken, beef and pork as well as prepared foods, including bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, tortillas and desserts. The company supplies retail and foodservice customers throughout the United States and approximately 130 countries.
Union Pacific Railroad
Union Pacific Railroad is the principal operating company of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP). One of America's most recognized companies, Union Pacific Railroad connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain. From 2007-2016, Union Pacific invested $34 billion in its network and operations to support America's transportation infrastructure. The railroad's diversified business mix is classified into its Agricultural Products, Energy, Industrial and Premium business groups.
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Information. NASS publications cover a wide range of subjects, from traditional crops, such as corn and wheat, to specialties, such as mushrooms and flowers; from calves born to hogs slaughtered; from agricultural prices to land in farms. The agency has the distinction of being known as The Fact Finders of U.S. Agriculture due to the abundance of information we produce.
USDA National Centers for Animal Health
The National Centers for Animal Health is comprised of 3 USDA agencies all playing a large role in providing animal disease research, diagnostics testing and animal biologics regulation for the American public.
NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems.
Valent BioSciences
At Valent BioSciences, our focus is on building the strongest portfolio of biorational solutions to improve agricultural productivity, protect public health, and keep our forests beautiful. It's all part of our commitment to creating value for our customers around the world — and doing so in a sustainable way. We invite you to explore our offerings and learn how Valent BioSciences can help you make a positive difference in your world.
Van Wall Equipment has a proud history as a John Deere dealer dating back to 1944, when the first dealership, known as Wall Implement, was opened on Main Street in Woodward Iowa. Since that time Van Wall Equipment has grown into one of the largest John Deere dealership groups in the country with over 600 employees and 24 John Deere locations spanning four states in the Midwest including Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, and Nebraska.
Vermeer Corporation
Vermeer is a world leading manufacturer of agriculture, construction, surface mining, tree care, organic recycling, and wood waste processing equipment
Viafield. A Cooperative
A full service Cooperative partnering with producers across Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa with their Agronomy, Grain, Feed, and Energy needs.
VMC Management
We are a swine management company located in Williamsburg, IA. We manage about 31,000 sows throughout Eastern Iowa.
Wakefield Pork
Wakefield Pork, Inc. is a leader in the pork industry, ranked nationally in the top 25 by Successful Farming magazine. Our progressive and forward-focused management philosophy has brought Wakefield continual growth since its beginning in 1991. Today, we have lease and contract facilities covering central Minnesota and northern Iowa!
West Liberty Foods
West Liberty Foods provides protein solutions built on partnerships.
Wyffels Hybrids
We're an independently-owned seed company in an industry of multinational giants. We take our responsibilities personally. We care more, try harder and work smarter than companies you may be used to. And our employees know that serving corn growers is a privilege, not a job. At Wyffels Hybrids, we lay it all on the line to bring you better products, more professionally, than any other seed company.