Corn Detasseling
2020 Detasseling Season


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Updated: August 3, 2020 6:00 p.m. .

If you have NOT worked at least one day as of August 1st for Great Lakes Detasseling during the 2020 detasseling season we ask that you wait until next year to start your detasseling job with us. Thank you. 


Mid-Season Up Date: The seed company is happy and pleased with the quality of work that everyone from Plainwell, Otsego, and Portage has been doing so far this year. Everyone can be proud of the work they have been doing this year. Keep up the GREAT work. 


Plainwell - Otsego: 

Tuesday: All workers (experienced and 1st year) please report to work on Tuesday and Wednesday. Yes, we will need you to work both Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. We will finish the field between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Rain gear to keep you dry in the morning.


Wednesday: 
All workers (experienced and 1st year) please report to work on Wednesday.


For the first year workers from Plainwell and Otsego the last day of the 2020 detasseling season will be this Wednesday August 5th. As previously stated the number of acres to detassel is down this year.



Portage: Please check the website this week and next week for payroll information and for tee-shirt information.


Tuesday: Foreman and clean-up crew please report to work on Tuesday and Wednesday. Yes, we need you to work on both Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. We will finish the field between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday. Only one bus on Tuesday for the Portage pick-up points so please be patient waiting for the bus on Tuesday morning. Rain gear to keep you dry in the morning.


Wednesday: Foreman and clean-up crew please report to work on Wednesday. We will finish the field between 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Only one bus on Wednesday for the Portage pick-up points so please be patient waiting for the bus on Wednesday morning. Rain gear to keep you dry in the morning.

For the first year workers from Portage the last day of the 2020 detasseling season will be Monday August 3rd. Experienced workers will work a few more days at the end of the season then first year workers. As previously stated the number of acres to detassel is down this year.



COVID-19 Information: Please see the first two tabs under the 'Detasseling Information' tab for the COVID-19 Workplace Health Screening Questions and the COVID-19 Prevention Plan for the 2020 Detasseing Season. Each work day morning you will need to answer the health screening questions before riding the bus. If you answer YES to any of the questions do not report to work. You will need to respect and follow the COVID-19 Prevention Plan for the 2020 Detasseling Season. 

We are not accepting anymore applications for the 2020 detasseling season. 

Remember to check the website in the evening (after 6:00 p.m.) for the latest updates as plans will and do change from day to day, and late in the day too.


Parents: please make sure that your worker is checked in with the bus driver before you leave the bus stop in the morning.


Thanks!

Andy, Scott, & Joe



PAYROLL QUESTIONS:

Check payroll tab on web page.




Thank you for signing up to work with us: Andy, Scott, and Joe.


BUS PICK-UP LOCATIONS: Plainwell - Otsego - Portage



QUESTIONS? send us an e-mail at  
corndetasseling@gmail.com

When sending e-mail questions please list the employees name and pick-up location in the subject line or first sentence of the e-mail.




Continue to remember 'WORK DAY REMINDERS' (found under the 'Detasseling Information' tab).

We will use the web page as the main source of communication to everyone detasseling this year with Great Lakes Detasseling, LLC.

Remember to check the website in the evening (after 6:00 p.m.) for the latest updates as plans will and do change from day to day, and late in the day too.



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