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Advanced Crop ManagementACM specializes in GPS soil sampling throughout Iowa and surrounding states. Offering spring, fall and summer internships as well as part-time employment for qualified students. Offering the opportunity to travel throughout the midwest, run field boundaries, lay field grids, collect soil samples and prepare samples for shipping. Posted 8/16/22Kelley, IA

Brandon Metzger


Anderson Farms

I would like to to find 1-2 students to help after class and on the weekends. I would prefer that they have a CDL, but it is not required. General farm background and experience with farm machinery is also required.  I am located 10 miles north of Ames and have had very good experiences with past college student workers.  Pay will be based on experience. Posted 8/22/22


I am mainly looking for fall harvest help, but would be willing to discuss part-time work in the winter and spring.

Story City, IA

Nick Anderson

515-231-4250 or


Seeking students who might be available and interested for an internship in Soybean Breeding with BASF Corporation, Nevada


We could offer 10-20 hours per week or more & starting pay would be $15.00 per hour.  We are pretty flexible with the hours for these students to attend their class.


Especially we are looking for someone with an ability to make crosses in soybeans and assist in other activities such as leaf tissue sampling, data collection and harvesting in our nurseries.

Posted 3/1/22

Nevada, IA


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 8/5/22

Ames, IA

Tom Barragy


Busch FarmsLarge grain farm between Boone and Ames looking for experienced and hard working help for this fall running machinery in the field and doing labor. CDL is a plus but not required. Posted 7/11/22Ames, IACory Busch 515-290-0282
Cocking Farms

Fall Help Wanted:

Cocking Farms is looking for fall help. 

We’re located in Winthrop IA about an hour and half drive northeast of Ames. We would help compensate for gas, or housing could be possible for the right individual. 

Job description:

Job would involve everything that’s required for fall harvest. Primarily running grain cart and helping shuttle equipment from farm to farm. Also equipment repairs and maintenance as needed. A CDL isn’t required but having one or knowledge around semis would be a plus. Some feeding of cattle maybe involved as well. If interested or have any questions please give me a call or text. Thanks 

Cameron Cocking

Posted 7/26/22

Winthrop, IA


Cook Farms

We are a corn, soybean, hog and cattle operation; we run primarily late model John Deere equipment; and we don't work Sundays. We are located between Hubbard and Zearing (about 45 minutes from campus).



-Experience running equipment; including tractor and grain cart, semis, and tillage equipment

-Class A CDL preferred but not required

-Livestock experience is also a plus, but not necessary. Posted 8/22/22

Hubbard, IA

Resumes and questions can be sent to Levi or Paul Cook.



Levi's phone: 641-485-6860

Paul's phone: 515-460-2820

Couser Cattle

Looking to employ 3 to 4 students at feedlot and helping with seed corn harvest this fall/winter/spring. Feeding, hauling manure, round baling, processing cattle and other activities working with livestock. Potential housing available over winter break if needed.

Only ten miles from campus (Nevada). Posted 12/7/21

Nevada, IA

Bill Couser


Finch Farms

Farm help wanted:

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

Looking for summer and fall 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 3/28/22

Ames, IAHeath at
Good FarmsGood Farms is looking for some fall harvest help this season.  We are looking for a grain cart driver when available among other duties.  We have newer Red equipment and are located just a couple miles west of Ames off Highway 30.  We offer competitive pay and are flexible to work with.  Posted 9/9/22Ames

Doug Good         (515) 290-1016

Scott Good         (515) 360-3582

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

Greenfield FarmsPart-time help needed for fall harvest season. Posted 8/23/22Nevada, IATim Couser
Hegland FarmsWe are a row crop and livestock operation looking for fall harvest help or involvement with hogs. We are located 20 miles north of Ames, just south of Ellsworth. Hog opportunities would include working with pigs and or barn maintenance. On the crop side we are looking for grain cart, tillage and semi drivers. We operate newer John Deere equipment, hours are flexible to fit around schedules, and full-time employment could be an option. Posted 7/14/22Ellsworth, IA

Call or text:  

Aaron Hegland: 515-290-8659

Hill FarmsHill Farms is looking for Fall ‘22 harvest help. We are a row crop operation located at Ellsworth (north 23 miles off I35). Duties to include running grain cart, tillage, trucking, and other miscellaneous activities. Thinking we will start up the season towards the end of September and run till around early November. We run newer model John Deere equipment. Flexible hours to work with your student schedule. Multiple positions available. CDL’s preferred, but not required. Posted 8/22/22Ellsworth, IACall or text Adam Hill at 515 290 6961. Email is
Key Cooperative

Key  Cooperative is seeking individuals  to fill a part time position at our Gilbert feed mill for Spring 2022. The candidate would have the opportunity to continue into additional semesters depending on their availability and class schedule. This position will give the individual a behind the scenes look into what is involved in the manufacture of livestock feed. The position would assist the feed mill operator in the manufacture and packaging of our feed products.


Duties would include but not limited to:

(1)    Gathering feed products to be mixed by the mill operator, bagging and stacking of Key Cooperative manufactured feed onto pallets for customer pick up or delivery.

(2)    Restocking of feed products when they arrive from our suppliers.

(3)    Delivery of feed products to other Key Cooperative locations along with some customer delivery.

(4)    Help the feed team assure feed safety by following cleaning and maintenance procedures.

(5)    The above duties require a valid driver’s license, ability to climb ladders, and willingness to operate a forklift.

Posted 1/6/2022

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 7/25/2022
Gilbert, IA

Chad Winter 515-290-5189

Manning Pork LLCMy husband and I are farmers in the Dallas country area.  We are getting closer to starting our manure application season, we apply roughly 10 million gallons of hog manure in the area and are looking for some fall help. Didn’t know if you knew any students/staff who have experience in driving a truck or manure application? Looking to work around school schedules if needed! Posted 10/3/22Dallas Cty

515-321-3004 Rob

515-321-3005 Tiffany

Nutrien Ag SolutionsI am looking for 4 to 5 part time students this fall to help in operations around the plant. Posted 9/27/2022Boone, IA

Jeffrey Hink

Cell 515-681-0291


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



We are looking for individuals who are excited about agriculture and eager to learn more about the seed industry.  These individuals will work with our Parent Seed staff to assist in parent corn drying and conditioning operations. This is a great opportunity for students to understand corn drying management/scheduling and operating basic seed conditioning equipment (sizers, gravity table, air screen cleaner, color sorters, etc.). 






September - October 2022

Looking to fill any day of the week, must be able to work at least 2 days out of the week. 

4 pm – 11 pm (Flexible on starting time)


Activities will consist of (but not limited to):

• Dryer bin sampling

• Operating and cleaning seed sizers, gravity table, air screen cleaner, etc


Successful candidate must:

• Accountable and self-motivated

• Highly detailed oriented

• Be able to use basic Microsoft office products   

• Forklift and seed conditioning experience is a plus, but not necessary 

Posted 7/29/2022

Slater, IA

Kori Sakahashi


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
Swanson FarmsWe are needed individuals to help with fall harvest on large grain operation. Located 10 miles from Ames. Must have a CDL. Work around your schedule.  Posted 8.17.2022Ames areaRachel Swanson 515-290-0028

We are gearing up for harvest where we will be chopping, baling, and hauling to our plant roughly 100,000 bales of corn stover.  We do this all ourselves with our own equipment.  We essentially show up at the farmers field after he has harvested his corn with our equipment and bale the stover and then haul it to our facility.


Given the volume, we are in need of about 25 seasonal workers and I thought of you!  I know school is just getting back in session, but we are needing to identify and get these seasonal worked started soon in order to have time to get them trained up and ready to go.  The nice thing is our plant is in Nevada and most of our acres are within 45 miles of the plant, so this would be a really close job for the students.

Posted 8/16/22

Nevada, IA

Nina Andersen

nina.andersen@verbio.ur or at 239-810-1954.

Windward FarmsFamily grain farm in southern Boone County (20 miles from ISU) looking for careful & experienced help with fall corn harvest and post harvest field work with modern John Deere equipment.

Duties could include grain cart, truck driver (straight and semi trucks), and tillage work.  A CDL is a plus but not required.

Candidates should have experience and respect for large machinery and a comfort to work around 3-phase electrical grain handling equipment.

References requested.  Posted 8/15/22


Woodward, IA

(southern Boone county)

Brian Foddy