Corn Detasseling
2021 Detasseling Season


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Updated: June 18, 2021, 6:00 p.m.


Portage - Plainwell - Otsego - Mendon - Vicksburg: .

      

The seed company just asked us to detassel more acres for 2021 season, so that means we need more workers!


Please tell friends, neighbors, and relatives that we are still hiring for the 2021 summer detasseling season.

               



Portage: .


 ADDED SIGN-UP MEETING:
 Check back later, we will schedule another time to drop off completed paperwork for the Portage area.

     

Location: at the old D&W Grocery Market at 525 Romence Rd. Portage, MI (most likely on the east side of the parking lot). Please double check the 'check list' provided under the employment tab for all the information that you need to make copies of so that you will be all set to work after dropping off your paperwork.


Please see Sign-up information below for paperwork that you need to complete and bring with you to the sign-up drop off time and location.



Plainwell - Otsego - sign-up time and location to drop off completed paperwork:

    

                                        Monday, June 21st 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: at the Home Depot parking lot (up by Subway). Please double check the 'check list' provided under the employment tab for all the information that you need to make copies of so that you will be all set to work after dropping off your paperwork.

    

Please see Sign-up information below for paperwork that you need to complete and bring with you to the sign-up drop off time and location.



Mendon - Vicksburg: sign-up times and location to drop off completed paperwork:   

 

1. Friday June 25, 2021 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Wenzel's house, 225 E Jackson St. Mendon, MI 49072.

2. Tuesday June 29, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Vicksburg Pavilion (behind Main Street Pub).

Please double check the 'check list' provided under the employment tab for all the information that you need to make copies of so that you will be all set to work after dropping off your paperwork.

You only need to come to one paper work drop off open house, it will be brief. Pick the time and location that best fits your schedule and come.

Please see Sign-up information below for paperwork that you need to complete and bring with you to the sign-up drop off time and location.


Sign-up information:

If you want to be well prepared for the detasseling sign-up time, please follow the directions below.

Please see ‘Employment' tab for the forms to sign-up for Corn Detasseling 2021 with Great Lakes Detasseling, LLC.

The ‘Employee Information’ page under the ‘Employment’ tab will have links to the five pages that you will need to complete for employment for corn detasseling with Great Lakes Detasseling for the 2021 season.

http://fivestardetasseling.com/Employment.aspx

You will find a check list for what is needed to complete the paperwork under the ‘Forms’ page under the 'Employment' tab.

The ‘Forms’ page under the ‘Employment’ tab will also have examples of how to complete two out of the five forms.

Please hold on to the competed forms until you see information on the website for time and location that will be available for dropping off the paperwork.


Items you will need to sign-up:
     1. Photocopy of Birth Certificate.
     2. Social Security Card (photocopy of both sides).
     3. Photocopy of Student ID or Drivers License (copy of both sides).
     4. Banking information for direct deposit (bank name, bank routing number, and electronic account number).
     5. A passport can be used instead of the Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, and Student ID or Drivers License.

If you have problems downloading the I-9 form most likely you need the latest version of Abobe before you can download the I-9 form.


Thanks!

Andy and Johnathon


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.


PAYROLL QUESTIONS:


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





BUS PICK-UP LOCATIONS: Plainwell - Otsego - Portage



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






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...