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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Since 1996, Advanced Crop Management has been the leader in agricultural consulting, GPS soil sampling, map processing, crop scouting, and fertility mapping, as well as a full complement of management planning services.

  • 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.

  • At AgReliant Genetics, we work to support a culture of learning and involvement, where relationships exist across all facets of the organization. We believe that the best way to improve our business is through strengthening our people, and we create opportunities for our employees to hone their craft.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Allendan Seed Company grows prairie grasses and wildflowers for seed production. 600 acres are dedicated to growing over 250 different native species. These plants are grown in our greenhouses and plugged into raised beds with plastic mulch with an extensive drip irrigation system. Allendan is located 30 miles southwest of Des Moines, Iowa in rural Madison County.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Consolidated Grain and Barge Co., a subsidiary of CGB Enterprises, Inc., is a great place for you to launch or grow your career. Here, people matter! There?s something special about working for a company that truly cares about its people and a company culture that can be felt throughout the organization. We invite you to be a part of our team and make a lasting impact on the future of our organization all while advancing your career!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    At Crystal Creek Enterprises, we're invested in building the future of farming, protecting the environment, and supporting local farmers, regardless of the size of productions that they manage.

    We operate the newest, most efficient models of John Deere agricultural equipment and are proud to employ an exceptional team of hardworking, skilled operators.

    Our success is the result of linking modern technology with traditional Midwest values and work ethic.

  • Family owned and operated since 1934, we are an agriculture provider of feed, agronomy products and services, grain handling equipment, waste handling equipment and allied services. As Eastern Iowa's largest supplier of agricultural products, we are constantly looking for ways to help serve our customer's diverse needs.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • We are a global group using cutting edge technology to research, develop and commercialize maximum yield soybean varieties as well as other extensive crops, thus generating several business opportunities to add value to the Group’s growth.

    Our genetics and cutting edge technology contribute to improve agricultural productivity worldwide; we manage business transparently, to the benefit of all parties involved.

    We are proud of our highly qualified, committed team, ready to take up new challenges to make the Group grow and to promote our thriving.

    We search for professionals ready to take up new challenges. Talented people who value agility and flexibility within a collaborative context of transparency and respect.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

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

  • Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC has grown to be one of the nation’s foremost agricultural and specialty formulators and distributors in the United States.

  • Hoegemeyer Hybrids is a regional seed company that offers high-performing corn, soybean, alfalfa and sorghum seed. Every field deserves the right seed.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Latham Hi-Tech Seeds, is an independent, family-owned seed company that brings world-class technology homeTM to rural communities through local dealers in Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and North and South Dakota. Latham Hi-Tech Seeds partners with global seed technology companies to give thousands of independent, family farmers access to the latest advancement in seed corn and soybean genetics.

  • 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.

  • We strive to provide innovative crop solutions, quality nutrient products, knowledgeable staff, and dependable service to satisfy our grower’s needs.

  • Maple Leaf AG represents a unique and diverse set of precision agriculture products and farm seed. We strive to be the provider of choice for professional farming operations in our trade area. Our team has an unrivaled passion for providing superior support to our customers, vendors and business partners.

  • 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.

  • MFA Incorporated is a Midwest-based regional farm supply and marketing cooperative serving more than 45,000 farmer/owners in Missouri and adjacent states. Our 106 company-owned MFA Agri Services Centers combined with 27 locally owned MFA affiliates with 24 branch locations contrast nicely with our approximately 400 independent dealers.

  • 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.

  • If you're interested in a career path with a global leader in sustainable agriculture, then Nutrien just might be the right place for you.
    At Nutrien, our purpose is Feeding the Future and we do so with safety, inclusion, integrity, and results as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
    Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 25,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world's largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers worldwide. As such, Nutrien plays a critical role in Feeding the Future by helping growers increase their food production in a sustainable manner.
    We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong.

  • 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.

  • FROM MOWING LAWNS TO MANAGING COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPES
    As we look back to the beginning of this journey, we find it hard to believe where we've arrived today. Who would have predicted that a business started with a mower and a moped would survive to celebrate its 30th anniversary? Some would say that our survival is a tribute to our hard work. Others might point to luck.

    Our clients have told us that they believe that Perficut is simply a different kind of company, a business fueled by progressive spirit and managed with a level of passion that is uncommon in our industry. But we believe that's just one part of the equation. Our roots reflect an approach that is mostly old-fashioned and inspired by the generations before us who refused to take shortcuts and knew the value of a job well done.

  • Pinicon Farm is a family owned farm located in McIntire, IA. Pinicon's main operation is raising corn and beans, in addition to manure application and a hog division.

  • 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.

  • Remington Seeds is the largest third party seed producer in the world. We provide systems and services that deliver solutions in the production, processing and distribution of seed in multiple crops and regions around the world. Our goal is to make our customers happy by providing answers to their important questions. To achieve this goal, we developed a customer-first ideology and built our business principles around that philosophy. Remington’s culture of customer service and quality is embedded in our employees who accept the challenge of providing the highest quality seed for our customer.

  • 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.

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    Ryan Lawn & Tree is about integrity, great customer service, unmatched expertise and exceptional value. Every person that works at RYAN has a vested interest in keeping customers happy. RYAN turf managers and arborists have the knowledge and expertise to make lawns, trees and shrubs the talk of the block. We provide lawn fertility and weed control. In most markets, we also provide tree pest and disease control, tree and shrub pruning and irrigation maintenance and installation and landscape design.
    We hire solid applicants who stand out from the crowd. We are an industry leader serving Kansas City, St Louis and Springfield, MO, Tulsa, OK, Omaha, NE and Wichita, KS.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • We are a full service, family owned, elevator, specializing in agronomy. We have four locations, located in Marion, Monroe, and Appanoose counties (Iowa).


  • 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.
     


  • Stine Seed Company is a leading agricultural organization dedicated to innovation, excellence, and helping farmers achieve their highest potential. For over four generations, we have been at the forefront of corn and soybean seed research, development and production. Our commitment to providing farmers with the highest quality seed products is unwavering. As a member of the Stine Seed Company team, you'll be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment where your passion for agriculture can thrive. We offer comprehensive training and ongoing support to ensure your success as you build relationships with farmers and help them maximize their yields. Join us at Stine Seed Company and be a part of shaping the future of farming.


  • 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


  • Established in 2022, Thomas Elevated Ag, LLC is a family-owned and operated agricultural business who prides itself in forming relationships with our customers in order to best serve their farming operation's needs. We started this business because we saw a need in our agricultural community to deliver products aerially using more precise drone services. This service has been widely accepted within the eastern Iowa and western Illinois coverage area and will continue to grow. In addition to our custom drone application services, we offer agrochemical, biological products and cover crop seed sales as well as scouting and mapping with drones.

  • 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 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.

  • Grain elevator and Ag retailer. 

    The business includes: a feed mill grinding feed daily for over 120,000 pigs in northeast Iowa, transportation with over 20 trucks on the road, grain marketing and storage, LP delivery and a gas station, construction crews, onsite repair shop, agronomy department, and managing over 24,000 sows in three states. 

    Waukon Feed Ranch continues to meet the challenges of agriculture, being competitive and providing quality services to farmers.  From humble beginnings, Waukon Feed Ranch owners and employees strive every day, promoting agriculture from quality pork to the promotion of using local grain to power equipment and vehicles.   

  • Wells Ag Supply is an independent agriculture inputs supplier based out of Fonda, Iowa. With access to every major crop protection manufacturer and generic on the market, we provide unbiased recommendations on products best suited for each individual farmer.

    We've always challenged the traditional way of doing things. How is ag retail done today, and how can we do it better? Beyond our vast selection of crop performance products, our state-of-the-art services were designed with the customer top-of-mind.

    We believe in hiring based on our core values: Adaptability, Accountability, Self-Motivation and Efficiency. If an individual possesses these qualities, we know they will be a great fit in our culture. We work to find the right place on our team for the right people.

  • 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.