Corn Detasseling
2020 Detasseling Season

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Important Announcement

Pay Date: Direct deposit of pay checks took place on Thursday August 20, 2020.

Tax Information: W-2's will be mailed in January (2021) to your home address that you provided.

Any questions or concerns regarding pay checks please send us an e-mail (

Check-stubs are available upon request by sending an e-mail to requesting a copy of your check-stub.

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. 

Updated: August 20, 2020 6:00 p.m. .


Payroll Information: Direct Deposit checks were paid on Thursday August 20, 2020. Please e-mail any questions you may have to

Thank you for your patience.

Plainwell - Otsego - Portage: .

The 2020 Corn Detasseling Season is complete for all locations.

Thank you for a GREAT season!

We want to thank everyone for all their hard work this season. You did a great job out in the field this year. Thank you!

Parents, thank you for your commitment to the 2020 detasseling season. 

We could not have completed the season without your help and dedication.

Thanks for bringing your detasseler to the bus stop and picking them up each day. 

Thank you for allowing your son or daughter to work with Great Lakes Detasseling, LLC during the summer of 2020.

See you next year for Detasseling 2021!

Look for sign-up meetings in April or May 2021.

Enjoy the rest of your summer vacation!

Have a great 2020 - 2021 school year. 

Thanks again! 

End of Season Up Date: The seed company was happy and pleased with the quality of work that everyone from Plainwell, Otsego, and Portage did this year. Everyone can be proud of the work they did this year. GREAT JOB! WELL DONE! THANK YOU!

As previously stated the number of acres to detassel was down this year. Sorry we could not provide more hours of work this summer. Maybe we will have more acres of corn to detassel in the summer of 2021?


Andy, Scott, & Joe

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. 


First read the information under the Payroll Information tab found under the Detasseling Information tab above.

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

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.

We are not responsible for electronics i.e. cell phones, iPods, mp3-players, etc...