What do you like most about a career with Viafield?

I like that I have the opportunity to work close to home batching feed for our customers in my community. There is a sense of pride that comes with working with an organization that is local and employs many people in the area.



Job Title:
Feed Mill Operator

Elgin, Iowa

Elgin, Iowa

Years of Service:
9 Years



Why did you choose Viafield?

I grew up on a dairy farm and really enjoy working with feed. When Viafield offered me a position to manufacture feed and run the mill I knew this was the career for me.


Tell us about your career at the cooperative and what role you play in the success of this organization?

The feed department within this cooperative plays a large role in the success as a whole of Viafield. The feed mill in Elgin can manufacture 1,000 tons of feed per day which is enough to service our customers. Making sure the mill runs smoothly and lives up to that manufacturing potential is my number one responsibility.


How does Viafield provide growing opportunities for you?

At Viafield I am armed with the right equipment and ingredients, guidance and training to confidently make quality feeds for our customers.