Commercial crop production, 
expertly managed

Elevate your product with high-quality, high-yield alternative crops

Good products start with good crops. For more than six generations, Weiland Farms has been cultivating north-central Iowa land to grow the world's food, fuel and fiber. Rooted in efficiency, sustainability and productivity, we marry tradition with technology to produce the value-added specialty crops crucial to your product lines.

Specialized crop production: Healthier crops, higher yields

We take pride in producing world-class alternative crops. Superior crop production creates quality products, brings higher yields and reduces risk — a commitment at the heart of our operations. We’re here to put our customers in the best position to bring the highest-quality products to market and maximize profit.

Specialized crop production

Advanced agronomy today. Better crops tomorrow.

The quality of food and seed starts at the root — with the vitality of our crops. This means using innovative agronomic principles to inform every decision in the crop production cycle, from crop selection and soil management to pest control and water use.

Our agronomic approach

“Partnering with Weiland Farms has been a game-changer for our business. We rely on their expertise to provide us with quality certified proso millet seed that meets our precise specifications, and they consistently deliver beyond our expectations. Their commitment to quality, yield and sustainably is unparalleled and has helped us ensure a reliable supply of seed for our fast-growing business.”

- Craig Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, Dryland Genetics

Why Weiland Farms?

We’re more than professional growers — we're strategic partners. Our approach is guided by a commitment to sustainability, a rich history of farming excellence and a dedication to preserving the land for generations to come. Here’s what sets us apart:


We understand the complexities of supply chain management and have a track record of working with our customers to provide the stability your business needs.

In-depth expertise

Our intimate knowledge of north-central Iowa and precision in specialized crop production ensure productivity and sustainable output. We align our expertise with your unique specifications, delivering top-tier crops that drive your business.

Bespoke solutions

Every business has unique needs when it comes to raw materials. We offer tailored solutions, growing specific crops to meet your specifications. The result? Consistent, high-quality crops for your specialized products.

Sustainability-driven approach

We don’t just grow crops — we nurture ecosystems. Our commitment to sustainable farming preserves the land while meeting your requirements for traceability and responsible sourcing.

Proactive risk management

In the ever-evolving world of crop production, we’re always one step ahead. From preparing for weather patterns to navigating market fluctuations, we safeguard your interests at every step.

Track record of success

Our methods, refined over 200 years of family farming and land management, equip us to adapt to changing market and environmental conditions. We combine this deep experience with technologies that ensure your supply chain stays ahead of the curve.

Frequently asked questions about crop production

Whether you're seeking a reliable source for premium-quality, value-added specialty crops or are interested in our sustainable farming practices, here’s some additional insight into our operations and values.

What types of crops does Weiland Farms specialize in growing?

While we excel in high-volume corn production, our real expertise lies in growing value-added specialty crops and alternative row crops and small grain crops, such as food-grade soy and millet. And we continually adapt to market opportunities to better serve our partners, such as producing foundational seed for small grains.

Our robust infrastructure, technology, people and processes enable us to offer a diverse crop portfolio to serve our customers’ needs. If there’s a specific crop you’re interested in, please contact us to discuss how we can meet your needs.

How do you ensure the quality and consistency of crops?

We operate on a philosophy of continuous improvement. This is implemented through rigorous quality control measures at every stage of crop production, from seed integrity and planting to harvesting and storage. We also follow sustainable agronomy to promote soil health and crop vitality, mitigating risks associated with crop health and yield. We closely monitor our crops, which allows us to identify areas that need additional management.

Can Weiland Farms grow crops to my company's specific requirements?

Absolutely. Crop production services are the backbone of our business, with a focus on growing alternative crops and value-added specialty crops. This means consistently delivering top-tier, sustainable crops tailored to your specifications. We partner with our clients to understand each crop's unique requirements, enabling us to provide environmentally-friendly farming solutions that support your business goals. We’d love to learn about your specific needs.

How do you support sustainable and traceable farming?

Sustainability and traceability are at the core of how we operate as professional growers. We proactively maintain soil health, rotate crops, conserve water and carefully monitor environmental factors. And with experience in various systems, we can customize our approach to meet your sustainability goals.

Additionally, we maintain thorough records to ensure the traceability of our crops, from seed to harvest.

What is the lead time for crop delivery?

Delivery times can vary depending on the type of crop, the volume of your order and other factors. We’d be happy to discuss your specific needs and provide an estimate.

How do you manage risk in your operations?

We have robust risk management strategies in place that enable us to maintain a reliable, resilient production system. This multi-faceted approach includes several elements:

  • Implementing spatial diversity in our fields to increase crop resilience and mitigate the impact of risks
  • Prioritizing fertility and soil health to ensure optimal conditions for plant growth State-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure that allow us to proactively anticipate and respond to weather events
  • An experienced team of operational personnel and managers equipped with the skills and knowledge to navigate potential challenges and make informed decisions
  • Adhering to rigorous standard operating procedures that deliver consistent outcomes
  • Meticulous planning and record keeping that enable us to track and analyze data, identify patterns, and continuously learn from and refine our efforts.
Does Weiland Farms offer organic crop production?

We don’t currently offer organic production services. However, if this is a goal for your business, please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

How can Weiland Farms help me achieve cost savings in the procurement process?

Our crop production services facilitate cost savings for clients in a variety of ways:

  • High-quality crops that meet your standards from the start = Lower processing costs
  • Rigorous traceability and risk management systems = Reduced risk of supply chain disruptions
  • Crops grown to your precise specifications = You only pay for what you need
  • Efficient farming practices that yield higher outputs = Better value for your budget
  • Scalable infrastructure and technology = Originally built for high-volume corn production, our system allows us to extend efficiencies across all crops