Agronomist In Soybean Field

Full-Time

As a full-time employee at Landus Cooperative, you’ll enjoy meaningful work with excellent opportunities for advancement. We’ll help you enhance your skills and explore new horizons—while you learn, grow and succeed. You’ll enjoy a flexible and supportive environment, competitive compensation and outstanding benefits.

Current Full-Time Openings
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Part-Time and Seasonal

Excellent seasonal and part-time jobs are available during our farmers' busy seasons. It’s a great way to earn a little extra money working evenings and weekends and other shifts. Work close to home—for competitive wages—with the potential for promotion to a full-time career.

Current Part-Time Openings
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Internships

Landus Cooperative’s internship program is well-known for offering a wide range of progressive, hands-on, well-paid opportunities for students. Interns gain important experience, make valuable contacts and learn firsthand about many types of careers within agribusiness.

Current Internship Opportunities

Become Part of the Team

Are you looking for a meaningful career with a progressive, stable organization that supports local farmers, families and communities?

At Landus Cooperative, you'll enjoy being part of a cohesive team with true purpose—serving members, uplifting agriculture and enriching lives in local communities. It's an exciting and rewarding environment for talented people interested in business, food chain, technology, science, information management and virtually every aspect of agriculture.

We're a dynamic, Midwest ag industry powerhouse with nearly 7,000 members and 600 full-time employees at over 60 locations. At Landus Cooperative, we are:

  • Focused on serving local farmers and developing global growth opportunities. Our employees are proud to be part of agriculture, a rapidly-changing industry that's vital to our future, where there's an essential role for everyone.
  • Committed to supporting our employees with competitive compensation, excellent benefits, advanced technologies, teamwork and family activities, such as potlucks, grill-outs and holiday team outings. Many of our employees and their families have made lifelong friends through Landus Cooperative.
  • Dedicated to helping motivated employees enhance their skill sets, learn from company leaders and gain valuable experience as they transition into leadership roles. We believe in promoting from within whenever possible. In addition, we provide career pathways for advancement through on-the-job training, hands-on continuing education and support for employees earning certificates and degrees.

You'll find that we offer a wide variety of positions, from agronomists to truck drivers, customer service specialists, custom applicators and many more, with opportunities for advancement.

Landus Cooperative's Associate programs provide unique management training opportunities for qualified individuals:

Operations Management Associate

A 12- to 24-month full-time training program, the operations management associate opportunity provides the experience you need to work toward a management position.

You will learn the inner workings of Landus Cooperative’s grain and agronomy departments from staff with special expertise. You’ll gain relevant industry knowledge and valuable experience in areas such as grain quality management, agronomy product inventory control, fleet management and automation technology. As an associate, you will focus on safety, quality and offering a positive customer experience with an industry professional as your mentor. Applicants accepted as associates will receive competitive compensation and benefits. A degree from an accredited two- or four-year post-secondary program is preferred. Operations management associate positions are available at our Greene, Rake, Rockwell City, Farnhamville, Boone, Bondurant, Adair and Bayard locations.

Agronomy Sales Associate

As an agronomy sales associate, you will learn to effectively communicate about products and services provided by Landus Cooperative while assisting members with agronomic recommendations.

You will guide growers with crop production plans, prescribe crop protection and nutrient products, build relationships with members and teammates and analyze harvest results to help growers maximize their profitability. Through this position, you will gain the knowledge and experience you need for promotion to field sales agronomist. This full-time, 12- to 24-month program offers competitive compensation and benefits to qualified applicants. A degree from an accredited two- or four-year post-secondary program is preferred. Agronomy sales associate positions are available at our Dike, Gowrie, Woodward, Altoona and Templeton locations.

We expect employees to uphold our values, which include teamwork, honesty, safety and more. Landus Cooperative lives these values as an organization, through involvement in the communities we serve.

If you have questions or wish to learn more about careers at Landus Cooperative, contact us.

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"When I took this job thirteen years ago, I thought it'd be a transition job to feed my family, but opportunities came about to work my way up. It's a fun job to go to every day."

Josh Riesberg, Location Manager, Templeton, Iowa

"Our teamwork here is excellent. If someone needs help, we're here. Whether it's your department or not, we help each other."

Randy Babcock, Customer Service Specialist, Early, Iowa

"Our employees here make a good team. For the size of our location (seven people) we do well in creating value for our customers. I feel like I'm always having fun. We'll joke around and not always be so serious."

Kally Philipp, Agronomy Sales Associate, Early, Iowa

"Landus Cooperative is a progressive company to work for. If you're willing to put in the heart and hard work and dedication, the possibilities are endless. We're a diverse company. "

Emily Drake, Operations Technician, Bradford, Iowa

"I understand customer's needs in a way I wouldn't have been able to otherwise because I've been on every side of the equation, from operations to applicator to agronomist and location manager, including being a farmer myself."

Bruce Balvanz, Location Manager, Greene, Iowa

Landus Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Pre-employment drug screen required.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Human Resources at 515-817-2100 or 712-667-3200. It is our policy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, age or other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. Landus Cooperative takes affirmative action to proactively recruit, hire, train and promote qualified females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan, please email careers@landuscooperative.com.


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