Research Seasonal Pollinator
Job Details
Geneseo - Geneseo, IL

Wyffels Hybrids Research Department is seeking motivated individuals to help with pollinating this summer.  Work will start around the beginning of July and last 2-4 weeks. You will be hand pollinating corn in our research test plot at our Geneseo, IL location.

Duties Include: 

  • When tassels begin to emerge you will be covering ear shoots to protect them from pollen 
  • Once the tassels are producing pollen,  bags will be placed on them to catch the shedding tassels pollen
  • You will pour the collected pollen from the bags over the designated silks
  • Once the pollen is poured you will cover it with a bag and staple it around stalk to secure it
  • Must be at least 13 years old (with written parental consent)
  • Adults are welcome!
  • Competitive Wages
  • Attendance Bonus
  • Flexible with schedules!
  • Training Provided