Corn Detasseling
2018 Detasseling Season

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Updated July 13, 2018   First Day of corn detasseling will be Monday July 16th. Please see below for location specific information. Not all location will be working on Monday so please read the web page carefully.

Do not forget to purchase a hydration pack for the detasseling season. With the hot dry weather a hydration pack is a must during the work day out in the corn field.

Remember to read the DAILY WORK DAY REMINDERS! (found under the Detasseling Information tab) for information on what to wear, what to bring, etc...


Plainwell and Otsego: Plainwell and Otsego will not be working until around July 20th. Please check back later for start date for Plainwell and Otsego. 


Portage: First day of corn detasseling with be Monday July 16th.

All workers from Portage should report to the bus stop on Monday for work.

It will be a slow start to the detasseling season. We will not have that many days of work after Monday until late next week or the first part of the fallowing week.  Clean up kids will work on Wednesday or Thursday.

Portage - North Pick-up location: North Middle at 6:00 a.m.

Portage - Central Pick-up location Shaver Rd Walmart at 6:15 a.m.

Parents do not just drop your son/daughter off at the bus stop. Please make sure your son/daughter is checked in by the bus driver before you leave the bus stop.



BUS PICK-UP LOCATIONS: Plainwell - Otsego - Portage


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Continue to remember DAILY 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. 


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