Annual Sugar Beet Harvest Jobs

American Crystal Sugar Company is a Minnesota agricultural cooperative corporation owned by about 3,000 sugar beet growers in the Minnesota and North Dakota portions of the Red River Valley. It also owns Sidney Sugars, located in Sidney Montana. American Crystal is engaged primarily in the agricultural production, manufacturing and marketing of sugar from sugar beets. The companies hire over 1300 workers stationed at 45 sugar beet receiving stations. These seasonal employees are an integral part of making yearly sugar production a great success. These short term positions offer excellent compensation and attract applicants from all over the United States and Canada. Locals and travelers a like come to make a hefty pay check while being able to enjoy various outdoor attractions and company paid camp sites.

Types of Jobs Available

The Sugar Beet Harvest ground operation is generally comprised of three main roles:

Helper and Sample Taker – Collects beet samples and assists Pile Operator in cleaning. Helper will also communicate with drivers to ensure safe and accurate unloading of trucks.

Pile Operator – Maneuvers pile control switches, orchestrates repair work and supervises and assists in the clean up of daily operations.

Skidsteer Operator – Operates skidsteer. Must be able to lift 50lbs.

RV/CAMPERS please contact us with your address and telephone number. You will need to fill out applications and mail them into our Express Employment Professionals office by July 1. To request an application please contact us with your home address and telephone number. A Sugar Beet Representative will mail you an application packet. The web address is

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