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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.

  • Agri-King believes capturing the nutritional value in feeds is the key to profit. With full nutrition programs, precise feed analysis, individualized rations and personalized on-farm service, Agri-King is committed to advancing the agricultural industry, providing producers with the highest quality nutritional products to obtain the most from their feedstuffs and livestock.

  • 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

  • Alta Genetics is a world leader in the production and sales of Beef and Dairy Genetics. Our mission is to Create Value, Build Trust, Deliver Results.

    We know that progressive dairy producers prefer to do business with suppliers who deliver more than just a good product. They want to work with people who make a difference to their farm's results and bottom-line profitability. So, we carefully hand-pick the right people for the Alta team. Alta People are passionate about creating value for the farms they work with, trustworthy in all they do, and driven to deliver real, measurable results to their clients.

    We are dedicated in developing partnerships with leading progressive dairy producers worldwide. Together, we passionately pursue our mission to create value, build trust and deliver results for progressive farmers around the world.

  • Boehringer Ingelheim is a family-owned company that is in the business of providing our customers with pharmaceutical and animal health products that significantly enhance their health and improve their quality of life. Our most important resource is our committed, creative and determined employees whose energy is focused on discovery, development and delivery of our innovative products to those who need them. The employees of Boehringer Ingelheim are our most important competitive advantage. Our global presence and thinking provides the opportunity for employees to work internationally and on teams, offering them visibility and the ability to influence the direction and outcome of critical projects. 

  • ByHeart is an infant nutrition company built from the ground up to deliver real innovation on behalf of babies and parents. Our mission is simple: make the best formula in the world. That's why we studied the latest breast milk science, worked directly with suppliers we know and trust, set uncompromising quality standards, developed our own small batch blending process, built our own manufacturing facilities, and conducted a groundbreaking clinical trial. Our goal is to create a future where all parents feel amazing about feeding their baby no matter how they do it.

    When we launched our Whole Nutrition Infant Formula in March 2022, we were the first new U.S infant formula manufacturer in 15 years. With >$250M in funding, we're shifting the industry forward-and this is just the beginning. Help us build a future where all parents can feel amazing about feeding, by joining our growing team

  • 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.

  • DFA is made up of more than 13,000 diverse family farmers from across the country. And while their family traditions vary from one farm to the next, some things are always the same — like their commitment to the land, their animals and the families they feed. We support each of these farms by finding a home for their milk, operating plants to process their milk, investing in new opportunities and more, all designed to bring them value.

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

  • 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.

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

  • A working farm and dairy in the suburbs of Chicago that focuses on agri education. We host one of the largest 4-H clubs in the state of Illinois. The club houses dozens of show stock here at the farm each summer.

  • 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.

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    IMPA is an organization comprised of beef, pork, wild game, and poultry processors and allied businesses from throughout the state of Iowa. Our members include slaughterers, food service companies, packers, locker operators, butcher shops, ham manufacturers, smokehouse owners, wholesalers, custom operations, retail operations, and companies that supply goods and services to the meat industry.

  • 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.

  • Through campus and regional specialists and staff in 100 county extension offices, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach builds a strong Iowa by connecting Iowans to the resources of Iowa State. Region 3 (Hancock, Kossuth, Wright and Winnebago) counties have both intern and full-time opportunities available.

  • Kemin Industries, Inc. is a profitable and progressive, privately-held international global life science company headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa (USA) with a vision to improve the quality of life by touching half the people of the world every day with our products and services.

  • 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.

  • Our customers have always known that they can depend on Merck Animal Health for more than just medicines. They count on Merck Animal Health for information, technologies and veterinary services that truly advance animal healthcare. It is our heritage and our mission.

    Our core values are driven by a desire to be visionary in our thinking, and ever ready to respond to our dynamic industry.

    By collaborating closely with each other and our customers, we build strong partnerships in an effort to improve the health of animals around the world. We approach our work every day with a deep sense of responsibility ? to our customers, consumers, animals, society and the planet.

  • Breadth and depth of high-quality products are just the starting point when you work with Midwest Livestock. Our experienced team is ready to assist you personally with your swine, poultry, and dairy needs.

    We treat all customer interactions with the same high level of care and attention to detail from designing a new barn or remodel project to servicing dairy producers? parlors and milking equipment. You can count on us to deliver your products and parts on time. We work hard to earn your business and will earn your trust to be a partner in your operation.

    We are ready to serve you with the care and hustle that only Midwest Livestock can offer. Our product specialists will listen to your needs and offer a solution.

    Sales representatives with real knowledge of our products.
    Installation professionals recognized as experts in their field.

  • 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.

  • The Master of International Agriculture Degree Program (MIAP) is a multidisciplinary degree program, preparing students for a successful career in global agriculture. Blending theory, practical knowledge, and hands-on experience, the program prepares students to make a significant contribution to the field of international agriculture. MIAP is designed to allow students the opportunity to choose a focus area that fits their personal, professional, and academic goals.

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    PEAK, a subsidiary of URUS, is the world's premier cattle genetics supplier. PEAK leads the industry in developing the most profitable genetics and produces the largest amount of bovine semen in the world. We create the genetics, house the bulls and process the semen for Alta, GENEX, and other customers.
     

  • 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.

  • ReproScan is a veterinary ultrasound company specializing in cattle ultrasound equipment. Our goal is to help you improve cattle reproduction with our portable, durable, functional, and affordable ReproScan equipment.

  • Riverview, LLP is a diversified agribusiness with farms in five states: Arizona, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico and South Dakota.

    Riverview is dedicated to providing a culture of opportunity for passionate people and innovative ideas. Riverview’s large-scale, modern dairy farms, calf ranches, beef feedlots and cow/calf operations utilize state-of-the-art technology to produce high-quality products, ensure animal health and comfort, and enhance the productivity of the land.

  • Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc., is the largest global A.I. cooperative and is comprised of six farmer-owned and -controlled local organizations in the United States. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen, as well as excellence in service and programs to supply dairy and beef producers with the world's best genetics.

  • Simmons Foods is a vertically integrated supplier of poultry, pet food and feed ingredient solutions based in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Founded in 1949, Simmons remains a privately owned and family-led business. It is comprised of approximately 7,500 employees across more than 35 facilities with total annual sales in excess of $1.4 billion. It is one of the largest employers in Arkansas, with additional operations in Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Ontario, Canada.
    Through its culture of integrity, Simmons works to build long term relationships and trust with customers. The company strives to provide a safe workplace, opportunities for growth and serve as a steward of its communities and environment.

  • StoneX is an institutional-grade financial services network that connects world-leading companies, organizations, and investors to global markets with ease. Our commitment to investing in state-of-the-art digital platforms, end-to-end clearing and execution services, and top talent has been the cornerstone of our success.

    Our diverse global workforce spans six continents in nearly 80 offices, providing a high-touch service to over 50,000 commercial and 370,000 retail clients across more than 140 countries.

    As a result of continued growth, we are looking for more talented individuals to join our team. If you strive for excellence and are looking to challenge yourself, StoneX is the right place for you.


  • Sullivan Supply is a stock show family owned and operated company founded in 1989 by John and Dede Sullivan. The company that has evolved into the innovative leader in livestock show supplies started in a 20×20 garage on the most meager of budgets. Twenty-eight years later the same values of hard work and family ties still remain. Sullivan Supply holds its central headquarters in Dunlap, Iowa with offices Texas, Ohio and California. Along with our retail operations, we work with a vast network of dealers to help bring our innovative products to as many customers as possible. As the popularity of Sullivan Supply products grew so did the need for expansion, in March 2018 the doors opened on a larger facility in Dunlap. The expansion allowed us to expand our manufacturing capabilities and increase the scope of our research and development efforts. Supply wants to help you build your legacy.


  • Sustainable Environmental Consultants is passionate about sustainability with our three divisions of Sustainability Risk Management, Agriculture Compliance and Engineering, and Erosion Control. We are a leader in providing innovative solutions to better the planet.

  • Terraplex Ag is quickly becoming one of the largest agricultural drone companies west of the Mississippi. We pride ourselves in being a farmer's trusted partner when implementing new technologies into their farming operations.
    From cutting-edge drones to custom spray solutions, Terraplex has everything a farmer needs to apply crop inputs with unmatched precision.
    Advanced Technology. Expert Advice. Next Level Productivity

  • 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.

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    Vita Plus is an employee-owned company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin with facilities and a strong dealer network across the upper Midwest. We?ve been serving livestock producers since 1948. Our consultants offer the latest cutting-edge technology, nutrition and management information to help your operation succeed.

  • Vytelle is transforming the livestock industry with the most advanced, cutting-edge reproductive technology in the field. Vytelle provides a symbiotic solution (connecting better product, better service and better process) by partnering with highly trained veterinarians and reproductive specialists to provide beef and dairy producers with a solution that will advance herd genetics faster.

  • Wells Enterprises, Inc. is the largest privately held, family-owned ice cream and frozen treat manufacturer in the United States.