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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Please note we will not be hosting a Spring 2024 Career Fair.
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.
ABS Global breeds and distributes the genes of the world’s best bulls, scientifically selecting livestock to increase the profitability of our customers.
Adams Land and Cattle Company produces quality beef that exceeds consumer standards. Recognized as one of the premier cattle feeding operations in the world, Adams Land & Cattle Co. is a distinguished and innovative leader in agribusiness. Through our management practices, computer systems and automation in equipment design, we are on the forefront of introducing technological advances to the beef industry.
Adams Land and Cattle Company has an emphasis on research and development, and are also one of the largest cattle research and development facilities in the world. We're on the leading edge of cattle and crop production emphasizing a culture of continually improving our processes.
Advanced Agrilytics is an agronomic services company enabled by best in class digital capabilities providing growers independent, sophisticated and robust input recommendations and operational advice. The company has focused on the major inputs and in-crop decisions as determined by value and return on investment within the overall system. This company is well differentiated from the crowded SaaS providers in the digital agriculture space given its impressive multi-season results and independent, high-touch business model.
Ag Leader Technology, Inc., Ames, Iowa, is a world leader in the design and production of hardware and software for precision farming. Ag Leader’s product line includes yield monitors, desktop and mobile mapping software, GPS receivers, GPS-assisted vehicle steering systems, liquid application control systems, granular control systems and planter/seeder control systems.
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.
AgriVision Equipment Group was formed on January 1, 2014, with the merger of A&M Green Power Group and Barker Implement. The merger completed the consolidation of four long-time, family-owned John Deere dealerships that cover Southwest and South Central Iowa, into one operating unit.
AgriVision Equipment is owned by the five former dealerships: Athen Implement, Barker Implement, Macedonia Implement Co., McCunn Equipment, Pender Implement and our CEO Jeremy Ostrander. The multi-generational relationships of the five dealership families (Athen, Barker, McCready, McCunn, and Allen) have made this a natural fit.
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/
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Crop, Beef, Forestry and Renewable Energy Production. In business since 1855.
One of Iowa largest contiguous farms, the Amana Farms is made up of 26,000 acres with award-winning crop fields, a 2,400 cow/calf herd, a 4,000 head cattle feedlot, an anaerobic digester, and Iowa's largest privately held forest. An innovator in the farming industry, Amana farms is committed to the continuing improvement of the equipment and the advancement of their employees. The Amana people have a long heritage of raising cattle, sheep, hogs, and a variety of crops. Today, the Amana Farms carries on that tradition by producing various products including food-grade white corn and non-GMO soybeans. Amana Farms is proud to be a part of Iowa's agricultural history and excited to be a part of its future.
Bane-Welker Equipment was established in January of 2013 when two successful Case IH dealers (Bane Equipment & North Central Agri-Power) consolidated and became one company. We combined our rich histories that span more than 50 years, to become an even greater dealership, serving the needs of customers across Indiana, Ohio and beyond. Bane-Welker Equipment is committed to a very simple ideal. Provide customers with superior products and service.
BarnTools is an innovative technology company bringing practical solutions to livestock producers. Our products focus on biosecurity and alarm systems.
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.
C & B Operations, LLC owns and operates 37 John Deere dealerships throughout South Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho. Because of the diversity of the agricultural businesses and communities we serve, C & B Operations LLC offers our customers one of the largest and most diverse selections of inventory (new and used equipment, parts and accessories) of any John Deere dealer. In addition, our technicians and parts professionals have a unique network of highly skilled and educated professionals to support them in finding the right solution for our customers.
CNH Industrial is a world-class equipment and services company dedicated to advancing the noble work of agriculture and construction workers. Driven by our shared purpose of Breaking New Ground, we are passionate about bringing Innovation, Sustainability, and Productivity to all that we do. As a truly global company, CNH Industrial's 37,000+ employees form part of a diverse and inclusive workplace, focused on empowering customers to grow, and build, a better world through our core brands: Case IH, STEYR, New Holland Agriculture, CASE, and New Holland Construction.
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.
For over eighty-five years, the Dupps Company has been the worldwide leader in providing high-quality rendering equipment and service to the animal byproducts and protein recycling industry. Today, we’re expanding our role — applying our capabilities and experience to include process systems and service to industries that are key to the sustainability of our environment and our world.
Full service Cooperative based in NW Iowa with Agronomy, Feed, and Grain Services along with the How-To Building Center.
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.
Gowan USA is a family owned registrant and marketer of crop protection products and champions technology for agriculture and horticulture through innovative product development, public advocacy and quality production. Bringing science, regulatory acumen, innovative investment, and focused execution to the forgotten problems of agriculture has earned Gowan the reputation of being the "Go To Company."
Gripp Custom Farming Corp. is an independent, family-owned and operated agribusiness located in Sheffield and Wyanet, Illinois. We offer products and support that will improve your bottom line and we're proud to be a multi-generational Agriculture Business. We are leading the way for agriculture spray drones and are on track to cover 1,000,000 acres of fungicide through our Road to a Million Acres campaign.
Hagie Manufacturing is a leader in the agricultural industry in providing crop protection solutions to customers in the form of high clearance sprayers. For 75 years Hagie Manufacturing has operated with integrity, putting the company and employees' best interests ahead of their own.
Farmer owned agricultural cooperative with primary activities in grain marketing and agricultural sales and services.
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.
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.
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.
Explore agricultural, construction, forestry machinery and more on the official John Deere website. Find a dealer in your area or purchase online.
John Deere Dealer - Sales, Parts, Precision Ag, and Service. Eleven locations in North Central Iowa
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.
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.
LEMKEN is a global family business that has been established for generations. We are a leading manufacturer of agricultural machinery for soil cultivation, seeding and crop protection.
Lynch Family Companies, Inc., headquartered in Waucoma, Iowa, is a diverse company with multiple facets that allows the company to meet the needs of their customers.
As a family-owned agricultural business, Gary and his family offer over 95 years of experience in the pork & beef industry. With years of experience in marketing and relationships with producers and packing plants, Lynch Family Companies is a leader in the pork industry. As the face of agriculture is continuously evolving, Lynch Livestock looks to provide exceptional customer service, the latest technology and highly resourceful market information to its customers.
Today the Lynch Companies include; Lynch BBQ, Premium Iowa Pork, GJL Farms, PCI Advisory Services, American Farmers Insurance, Spillville Mill, Waucoma Tire Company, Wagoner Brothers Repair, Livestock Express and numerous Pork Marketing Locations throughout the
MBS Family Farms is a 5th generation farming operation located near Plainfield, IA. MBS has evolved from a diversified livestock and row crop operation into a focused row crop production system that still diversifies through its support businesses. MBS Family Farms is a fast growing, multi-generational operation committed to entrepreneurial growth through honesty and integrity.
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.
New Leader Manufacturing was founded with a singular focus: to build the best equipment possible. Whether that's spreading salt to deice a highway or nutrients to fertilize a crop, we've made our business making sure you have the tools to apply precisely what you need, when you need. It's something we started doing in 1939 and today we are the industry leader, working with farmers to ag retailers and municipalities to contractors nationally and globally.
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.
P&K Midwest's story actually begins in Kingfisher, Oklahoma, circa 1985, when Barry Pollard and Wendell Kirtley opened the first P&K Equipment location. Over the course of several years, one location turned into two, and then eventually turned into ten, now a total of eighteen. These locations span northwestern, central, and eastern Oklahoma, as well as northwestern and western Arkansas. In 2012, the P&K Equipment enterprise expanded into Iowa with the opening of P&K Midwest. The original six locations have grown to a total of nine P&K Midwest locations, spanning all of eastern Iowa.
P&K Midwest is committed to providing complete solutions for communities across eastern Iowa, with honesty, courtesy, and a sense of urgency.Our growth has allowed us to better position ourselves [and our customers] for success, by creating a larger network of knowledge and solutions. We stock one of the largest selections of both new and used inventory. We offer all types of equipment, from the smallest to the largest agricultural units. We have a combined network of over 600 employees, who are experts in their fields. Our customers are the very reason why we choose to provide outstanding support after the sale. We stock over $20 million in parts inventory. We employ over 150 skilled, and factory-trained, service technicians in our shops and on the road. Our longstanding partnership with the 175-year old John Deere brand solidifies our promise to our customers.
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.
Precigen Exemplar is committed to enabling an improved understanding of life threatening diseases and facilitating the discovery of life changing therapies in an effort to reduce human suffering. We intend to accomplish this mission through the creation and delivery of animal models that represent human disease to provide the support necessary to study said animals.
Precision Planting, LLC is the leading provider of practical and effective precision ag technologies for farmers. Founded in Central Illinois, Precision Planting focuses on developing smart products that improve planting, liquid application and harvest operations on farms across the world. The company is also well-known for its unique and proven approach to addressing the current agronomic issues facing farmers and providing practical educational resources for improvement.
We believe one of the most important parts of an organization is the internal culture. We are a closely-knit team of innovators and game changers collaborating to make a positive impact through our technology. Together we celebrate our wins, learn from our experiences, and our employees feel like they are part of the Precision Planting family.
Premier Technologies is Iowa's PREMIER Precision Ag dealership! Located in central and north central Iowa, we work with growers throughout Iowa to help solve their precision farming problems. Our main focus is to identify problems and identify solutions for growers to maximize profits and reduce input costs. input costs.
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.
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.
Sentera is a world leader in drone based precision agriculture based in Minneapolis, MN. Sentera builds specialized cameras, drones, and software to capture and analyze images of fields and provide actionable information to growers and researchers.
Sinclair Tractor was formed in 1998, as Sigourney Tractor & Implement. Today we have grown to 13 John Deere locations and 5 NAPA locations, along with Yield Force & Sinclair Supply. We are 300+ employees strong and live by the core values of God, Family & Sinclair Tractor, in that order. Our families & communities are our number one priority, and we understand that we would not be where we are today without great employees and great customers. We serve a wide range of customers including farmers, landscaping professionals, general contractors, and our neighbors' backyard. At Sinclair Tractor, we do not just say "We Strive to Earn Your Business Every Day," we mean it. We sincerely hope that after reviewing our available internships and job openings that you will consider becoming a part of the Sinclair Tractor family.
Solinftec, a global leader in digital agriculture, develops solutions that provide real-time insights that enable farmers to make real-time decisions, increase operational efficiency, crop yield and reduce environmental impact. Solinftec?s solutions are available in more than 10 countries, over 18 million acres, and combines the best of available technologies in IoT (Internet of Things), telecommunications, data processing and data science (algorithms and artificial intelligence).
Solinftec is rapidly expanding internationally. Its SaaS platform is penetrating quickly in the US, as well as in other markets such as Latin America and Eastern Europe. The company recently gained global recognition by receiving the prestigious "AgFunder Awards" as AgTech's Most Innovative International Startup.
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.
We are a global company with headquarters in Switzerland and operations around the world. Our culture is diverse and inclusive, and our work is meaningful and rewarding. Syngenta is a leading developer and producer of seeds. We bring farmers more vigorous, stronger, resistant plants, including innovative hybrid varieties and biotech crops that can thrive even in challenging growing conditions. Crops need to be protected from weeds, insects and diseases as well as droughts and floods, heat and cold. As a world market leader in crop protection, we help farmers to counter these threats and ensure enough safe, nutritious, affordable food for all. Our work [really] matters.
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
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.
See how Titan Machinery provides customers with construction equipment, farm equipment & used equipment solutions complete with superior parts & support.
Since 2009, Trackside Solutions has been supporting OEMs to help them reach their production goals and solve the problems that are barriers to manufacturing success. Trackside has developed key strategic alliances with manufacturers worldwide by consistently delivering on our core competencies: engineering design support and production, prototyping and testing, field support and production.
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.
Kansas City, MO based company in the Meat Industry. We provide technology, equipment, and supplies for process and packaging in the Meat Industry.
Unverferth is a leading manufacturer and marketer of tillage equipment, pull-type sprayers, fertilizer applicators, hay and grain handling equipment, and agricultural dual and specialty wheels. The family owned atmosphere which promotes pride in product quality and value is as prevalent today as it was over 65 years ago.
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.
Van Wall Equipment has grown into one of the largest John Deere dealership groups in the country with over 700 employees and 30+ John Deere locations spanning four states in the Midwest including Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, and Nebraska. Van Wall is proud to sell and service a wide range of John Deere equipment including products specialized for agriculture, golf & turf, light construction, commercial, and lawn and garden applications. Additionally, our precision agriculture team and our solar energy team deliver a breadth of complementary products and services to improve the profitability and competitiveness of our growers.
At the Nevada, IA location, VERBIO plans to produce biomethane (renewable natural gas) from baled crop residues and ethanol from corn. The plant is currently under construction and began biomethane production in third quarter 2021. Occurring in the 3rd quarter of 2022 there will be an expansion of the biomethane process as the ethanol facilities are being retrofitted and will be brought online.
Vermeer is a world leading manufacturer of agriculture, construction, surface mining, tree care, organic recycling, and wood waste processing equipment