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In-Person Companies (October 10)

As a student, alum, or industry recruiter - plan to join us for the Agriculture and Life Sciences Career Day! We are pleased to announce we will be hosting an in-person event slated for Tuesday, October 10, 2023 (9am - 2pm) at the Lied Recreation Athletic Center. Registration information will be emailed in late July. 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 mikegaul@iastate.edu

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Please note we will not be hosting a Spring 2024 Career Fair.

  • ABS Global breeds and distributes the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock to increase the profitability of our customers.

  • The AgCareers.com mission is to provide global talent solutions in agriculture and food. We strive to “Feed the World with Talent” in the industries we serve. Our passion is agriculture, demonstrated by our investment in time and resources engaging with candidates and employers in the industry. AgCareers.com works to build the pipeline of talent to the industry by expanding knowledge about the breadth of career opportunities in agriculture.

  • EMPLOYMENT WITH A PURPOSE

    As a farmer owned cooperative dedicated to being a value added supplier of products and services, the professional employees of Agriland FS work as a team with the goal of improving farm profitability. Employees become partners with customers by earning their business through reducing risk, improving revenue and making the customer's life easier.

    TOOLS FOR SUCCESS

    With a strong balance sheet comes a strong foundation for success. Agriland FS not only invests in equipment and technology for fast efficient service, but invests heavily within employees by identifying and developing talent. It is the ability to identify and grow leaders in every department and location that defines the Agriland way. Each individual is given the coaching and Life Long Learning to help reach his or her professional goals.

  • AgState is a full service Ag Retailer. Our cooperative was formed September 1, 2021 when ALCECO and First Cooperative Association became a merged entity. As a co-op, we are driven to help our customer succeed and be profitable. We specialize in Grain, Agronomy, Feed, & Energy across 34 locations in Northwest Iowa.

  • 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.

  • ALCIVIA is a leading, member-owned agricultural and energy cooperative located in Wisconsin and serving customers in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, and Iowa. We provide expertise, service, and products in the areas of agronomy, animal nutrition, energy, and grain, and have a full portfolio of options for competitive operating loans and input financing. Learn more at https://www.alcivia.com/

    Company Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXksxCuX2Ak


  • Archer Coop is one of the few remaining single location full-service cooperatives left in Iowa. Member owned. Est. 1907 - handling feed, grain, seed, fertilizer and chemicals.

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    Central Farm Service is an ag cooperative serving over 4,000 producer members in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. For over 80 years we have provided grain, agronomy, feed and energy products and services

  • CHS Inc. (chsinc.com) is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, agronomy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to creating connections to empower agriculture, helping its farmer-owners, customers and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, seed, crop protection products, grain marketing services, production and agricultural services, animal nutrition products, foods and food ingredients, and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries and pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Farm Service Cooperative (FSC) is a member-owned cooperative founded in 1930 as an energy cooperative. In the 1950's FSC expanded into bulk fertilizer and feed and grain operations. The next 50 years saw considerable growth through increased membership and numerous acquisitions. Today FSC operates 10 locations throughout 11 counties in west central Iowa.
    Agronomy, Feed/Grain, Energy, and Computers are the main product divisions within FSC. The strength of these divisions is the commitment to being industry leaders and providing value-added service for our trade area. By remaining farmer-focused and member-driven, Farm Service Cooperative continues to be a leading agricultural service provider for today's producer.

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    Full service Cooperative based in NW Iowa with Agronomy, Feed, and Grain Services along with the How-To Building Center.

  • Agricultural Cooperative which handles grain, agronomy, feed, and petroleum products.

  • FCA/Vision Ag is a member-owned cooperative serving farmers, residents and businesses in southeastern Iowa. We've been here since 1935, and we've built a tradition of serving our members and communities in many ways.

    We embrace the cooperative spirit that together we can do more than individually. This fosters a culture of family, and a sense of pride in what we accomplish while remaining humble in how we do it.

    Our members and employees approach every day with a sense of purpose to ensure our cooperative is strong, viable and relevant to the community. We are stewards of the co-op so it remains a vital part of the community for generations to come.

  • Five Star Co-op is a full service cooperative with 180 employees that work out of 19 location. We serve over 2,200 customers in our northern Iowa trade area. We were established in 1916 and are proud to serve our member growers needs in a profitable and efficient way.

  • 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.

  • GENEX is dedicated to providing our member-owners and customers – dairy and beef cattle producers around the globe – with advanced genetic and reproductive solutions.

    Our team takes pride in delivering value to you in every interaction, whether through supplying world-class cattle genetics, expert artificial insemination service, professional herd consulting, quality herd care products or state-of-the-art bull search apps.

  • For more than 100 years, we’ve been grounded in north-central Iowa, one of the most productive agricultural regions in the world. Built on the philosophy that we all prosper by helping each other, our sixteen locations offer updated facilities, modern technology, and a wide range of products and services related to feed, agronomy, grain, and bulk fuel. Check out the careers tab to discover the cooperative difference and be a part of our future. 

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    Farmer owned agricultural cooperative with primary activities in grain marketing and agricultural sales and services.

  • FBFM is a cooperative educational-service program designed to assist farmers with management decision-making. It provides help with business and family records. Computer assisted record processing options are available either on farm or at service centers. It provides financial and production business analysis reports. An experienced Farm Analysis Specialist helps interpret analysis reports and counsels on management problems. The specialist meets regularly with each cooperator throughout the year.

  • 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.

  • Lead by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship's mission is to provide leadership for all aspects of agriculture in Iowa, ensure consumer protection and promote the responsible use of our natural resources.

  • 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.

  • Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of America’s premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations.


  • As a farmer-owned cooperative headquartered in Iowa, Landus elevates and uplifts thousands of farmers in communities throughout rural America. By activating the power of data to connect key contributors across the ag supply chain, we're helping farmers build sustainable and profitable businesses and activating a more secure food and fuel future for farmers and consumers alike.

    Landus is one of North America's largest grain storage companies and has shuttle-loading access on all seven, major Iowa rail lines. The diversified farmer-owned cooperative offers precision agronomy services; a proprietary, member-owned brand of soybeans; expert grain marketing services; as well as corn and soybean processing including a facility in Ralston, Iowa which manufacturers SoyPlus®, a high bypass protein soybean meal for dairy herds across the globe.

  • At Linn Cooperative, we foster a team atmosphere and a supportive culture where you can grow in your career. We're quick to help each other whenever needed and, while we work hard during the busy seasons, we value work/life balance as well by offering generous sick and vacation packages. Our company is unique in that we are owned by our customers, so we develop a trusting relationship with them and work together for the best results. Working as part of Linn Coop shows that you are a vital part of Iowa's agricultural supply chain process. Your efforts ensure Iowa farmers get their crops to their destinations.

  • Nationwide is the number one writer of farms and ranches in the U.S., a leader in insurance and risk management for agribusiness and food related operations, and a nationally ranked provider of financial services and employee benefit programs designed for agricultural operators. Founded by farmers over 100 years ago, Nationwide supports agricultural organizations focusing on their many sides through protection, sustainability, and the vibrancy of agriculture.

  • 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.

  • Dedicated to providing quality products and services for a successful future together.

  • Pro Cooperative was listed in Ag Cooperatives Magazine as one of the Top 100 Ag Cooperatives in the nation. We are a 21 location full-service cooperative (grain, agronomy, feed and energy) with 175 employees in NW Iowa. Pro Cooperative provides extraordinary career opportunities for growth with competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting and challenging workplace.

  • River Valley Cooperative is a member-owned corporation that provides feed, energy, grain, and agronomy solutions to Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois. We are dedicated to improving the long-term profitability of our customers by delivering superior, personalized services and competitive, quality products.

  • The mission of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is to provide the best learning environment to prepare students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team, advancing human and animal health (One Health) through research and knowledge exchange.

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine's vision is to lead veterinary training worldwide by creating an exemplary veterinary program, uniquely designed to graduate today?s practice-ready veterinarians and tomorrow?s leaders and discoverers.

  • Three Rivers FS Company is a locally owned co-op in Northeast Iowa. Three Rivers FS is known to provide high quality Agronomy and Energy, products and services to all our customers.

  • Two Rivers Cooperative is a farmer-owned cooperative that is committed to building profitable business relationships based on integrity and quality for over 100 years. Two Rivers Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

  • Largest Agricultural Cooperative in Wisconsin. United Cooperative is a full-service cooperative offering feed, grain, agronomy, and energy products to south-central, south-west, and north-east, Wisconsin farmers and consumers along with customers in Illinois, Iowa, and Upper Michigan. United Cooperative operates to provide our patron members with the best possible value and return on investment, backed by exceptional service and professionalism. The United Cooperative main office is located in Beaver Dam, Wis. As part of our energy division, United Cooperative is an investor in three corn-ethanol-production facilities

  • The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers programs that create domestic and international marketing opportunities for U.S. producers of food, fiber, and specialty crops. AMS also provides the agriculture industry with valuable services to ensure the quality and availability of wholesome food for consumers across the country.

    Nearly 4,000 AMS professionals work every day to support the country's diverse agricultural operations. AMS services and its millions of dollars in annual grant investments also create opportunities by supporting economic development in small towns and rural communities that stand as the backbone of American values.

  • The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.

  • A full service Cooperative partnering with producers across Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa with their Agronomy, Grain, Feed, and Energy needs.