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Part Time Opportunities


Anderson Farms

I would like to find 1-2 students to help after class and on the weekends with fall harvest.

- General farm background and experience with farm machinery is required. 

- CDL preferred, but not required

- Pay will be based on experience and is very competitive. 

- Meals provided and vehicle provided for traveling to different farms once at work.

- Family farm operation located 10 miles north of Ames. 

I am mainly looking for fall help, but also would be able to provide part time work in the winter and spring. Posted 8/29/23

10 miles north of Ames

Nick Anderson

515-231-4250 or

Brelsford Family FarmsBrelsford Family Farms is a large grain operation located in Perry Iowa. We are looking for 1 or 2 individuals to work part-time. Jobs will include running grain cart and semi. We run new John Deere equipment and 10-Speed Kenworth Semis. Supper is provided every night during harvest. We run weekends and are flexible with hours. Posted 8/2/23Perry, IA

Call or Text 

Andrew Schechinger 712-579-6764


Brookstone Specialty Services

Class A CDL Drivers Needed- For our warehouse operations in Ames -Shuttling equipment and products for 3PL clients. Part time and Full time available. Hopper, Livestock, Pneumatic Trailers experience a plus. $20.00 per hour


Truck and Trailer Washer- Ames Many shifts available. Washing hoppers, pneumatic , and livestock trailers. Additionally trucks and farm equipment also

$17.00 per hour


We are a multi-national company working in 3 countries with our partners.


All shifts available  Posted 8/14/23

Ames, IA

Tom Barragy


Busch FarmsLarge grain farm in Boone area has hired students for several years that are experienced and looking for part time fall farm work in the mornings and/or afternoons, job would include running grain cart or driving semi and some light service work. Posted 6/29/23Boone, IACory Busch 515-290-0282
Finch Farms

Farm help wanted:


Farm 2000 acres of row crop, 120 pair full blood cattle. 


Wanting Winter/Spring semester help. Willing to work with different class schedules as long as there are at least 3hr chunks of time to come out when you are free. 


Looking for someone who is a self starter, dependable, highly motivated and wants hands on experience. Flexible schedule. 


Located a mile south of Ames.  Posted 11/2/23

Ames, IAHeath at
Foddy Fields

Foddy Fields (Woodward Iowa)


Family grain farm in southern Boone County (20 miles from ISU) seeks several part-time farm assistance candidates for pre-season setup, fall harvest, and post harvest tasks.  Flexible hours.


The farm features on-farm dump pit and storage with automated grain handling systems and modern JD equipment.


Looking for any/all of the following abilities:


1.  Preseason setup and maintenance (Sept - begin harvest)


2.  Harvest time duties of grain cart (mid Oct - early Nov)


3.  Grain semi driver, CDL optional.


4.  Fall tillage. (late Oct - Nov)


5.  Post season mechanical work assisting owner on antique (1930's era) Ford & Buick cars in heated shop, this work could extend all winter. Posted 8/21/23

Woodward, IA

Brian Foddy


Friedrickson Farms

My name is Cris Friedrickson and I farm NE of Bondurant (8 miles straight east of Ankeny).   

I'm looking for help to run an 8 shank in-line ripper pulled by New Holland 4 wheel drive tractor with Ag Leader guidance system.  This will be on bean stubble.

Pay would be  $15.00/hour.

Also possibly needing help with harvest driving an automatic transmission straight truck during corn harvest only.  (Pay would also be $15.00). Posted 8/25/23

Bondurant, IA


9657 NE 94th St, Bondurant, IA 50035



Greene County Agronomy ServicesOur company is looking for Part-Time help this Spring/Summer for our operation. We are an private Ag-Retail business that is looking for someone who could scout fields this summer and help in our warehouse with chemicals and Pioneer Seed. Posted 3/23/23Jefferson, IA

Hannah Hunter

Harvest-Max Associates

Harvest-Max Associates is looking for a seasonal operator to perform soil sampling duties out of our Ames office. The selected candidate will be responsible for operating a John Deere Gator UTV with Wintex 1000 hydraulic soil sample probe in the surrounding areas to conduct soil sampling. This is an automatic soil sampling probe setup, not a manual hand probe.

Technical Skills & Job Responsibilities

  • Operate soil sampling rig.
  • Operate truck and trailer to move equipment to worksites.
  • Utilize Windows tablet and SMS Mobile software with GPS for soil sampling.
  • Ship soil samples to respective labs as directed.
  • Perform work duties safely and timely.

Job Requirements

  • Some overnight travel if schedule allows.
  • Licensed and insurable to drive.
  • Weekend availability.
  • Lift 50 lbs. and carry 50 ft.
  • Ability to drive pickup truck and 20 ft. enclosed trailer.


  • Meals and hotel provided while on the road.
  • All equipment needed is furnished.
  • Flexible scheduling based on availability.
  • Acre based soil sampling bonus.  Posted 8/28/23
Ames based


Hegland FarmsWe are a row crop and livestock operation looking for fall harvest help. We are located 20 miles north of Ames, just south of Ellsworth. We are looking for grain cart, tillage and semi drivers. We operate newer Fendt equipment, hours are flexible to fit around schedules, and full-time employment could be an option.Posted 7/25/23Ellsworth, IACall or text:   Aaron Hegland: 515-290-8659
Kimberley AG

Duties include 

Cleaning/running planter seed meters

Custom Planter builds

Planter rebuilds

Strip till builds

Cornhead repair assembly/repairs

Draper assembly/repairs

Parts sales

Posted 2/21/23

Maxwell, IA

Kole Kimberley


L&R Peterson Farm

Part time experienced farm help wanted.  Duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of equipment and facilities.
  • Fall & Spring tillage.
  • Run tractor and grain cart during fall.
  • Assist with grain handling/hauling.
  • Other farm related duties as needed.
  • CDL is a plus but not required
  • Shop experience is a plus- welding, fabrication,& ability to troubleshoot and fix mechanical issues
  • Position will be time-flexible to fit school schedule
  • We are located 4 miles north of Ames
  • We don't work Sundays
  • No livestock
  • References required
  • Posted 8/9/23
Ames, IA

Chad Winter


Lawler FarmsHelp wanted for Fall Harvest on a 1500 acre corn and bean farm.  Need help running the corn dryer, driving semi, or running the combine.  Forty five miles northeast of Ames. Posted 7/20/23New Providence, IA

Rex Lawler


Cell:  641-751-4809

Lindgren Farms

We are looking to hire someone to help with club calves and livestock. Position would be a flexible schedule applicant must have club calf/show calf and livestock experience. 

Within five miles of Ames

 Posted 11/13/23

Ames, IACall Justin 515-370-1973
Plahn Farms

We are Plahn Farms in the Ogden/Beaver, Iowa area.  We farm approximately 7,500 acres of corn/soybeans.  We run late model John Deere equipment, JD technology and AMS tools. Experience is a plus, but we also will teach.  When weather is favorable, we run 7 days a week, but willing to work with the students schedules.  Season will run roughly from September 15 -  November 1, 2023.  We offer competitive wages.


We are looking for individuals to run tillage equipment, grain carts, and semis. POsted 8/21/23

Ogden, IA

Dan Plahn

(515) 230-1913

Sansgaard Group Inc.

Part time/full time fall job opportunity

Looking for hard working, responsible employees for large farm operation. Ag background and machinery experience helpful.

Sansgaard Group Inc.  Posted 8/8/23

10 miles north of AmesCall /text Corey Strottmann 515 230 3213

SoilView is hiring!  We're looking for seasonal soil samplers throughout the entire Midwest to join our team for the spring/summer sampling season.

Our samplers clock-in when they leave from their home each day and clock-out when they arrive home. A company vehicle, ATV and all other equipment is provided to each employee. A cell phone reimbursement and end of season bonus is also available to each employee.

The season typically runs from March-July. 40+ hours, must have a valid driver’s license that hasn’t been suspended in the last 5 years.  Visit to fill out an application. Posted 2/21/23


Jill Jurgensen



Pay rate: $16.25.

Need: 5

Position: Seed packaging

Experience: None needed, willing to train

Work Environment: Indoor

Shift: 7am – 3:30pm (Monday – Friday)


Duties - Seed technician will operate seed counters, organize seed packets in numerical order, assist FTE’s on shelling line. Will count seed with seed counters and by hand, use a web-based program to inventory seed stock. Sort planting packets, pack packets and boxes for shipping, sort and arrange material for shelling. Assist in operating the shelling line. Hand seed packaging/counting, shelling, keeping form contaminating other corn. Using shellers and computer to enter notes and weight of packages in mint program. Layout packages, label, and scan. Posted 1/31/23

Nevada, IAGracie Barron
Weigel FarmsI am looking for harvest help on a corn and soybean farm. Needing auger cart, truck drivers and tillage tractor operators. Farms are located 15 minutes or less from Ames. Will pay competitive wage. Posted 9/1/23Ames areaShawn Weigel 551-291-4528
West Cattle and Land Co.Large grain farmer, located  in the Ogden area, is looking for harvest help.  Main jobs would include: driving a semi, with an automatic transmission and running  a John Deere 620rx, with a disk ripper.  Meals are provided and very good pay.  We run weekends and are flexible with hours. Posted 8/21/23Ogden, IACall or text Chad at 515-291-2174 or