About Agriruit

Meet Our Team
Kale Klendworth

President & Founder

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Phone: (309) 434-9517

Born and raised on a family farm in Central Illinois. Best-selling author -- Recruit to Win (found on Amazon.com). Graduated from Illinois State University with a double major in Agribusiness…

Tanner Burton

Account Recruiting Manager

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Phone: (217) 278-9266

Born and raised on a family farm in East-Central Illinois. Graduated from Illinois State University with a double major in Agribusiness and Agronomy Management, with a minor in Business…

Taylor Tow

Recruiting Consultant

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Phone: (217) 714-6855

Taylor grew up in Central, IL where she was always surrounded by and involved with agriculture. She received a Bachelor's Degree from Illinois State University, majoring in Agribusiness.…

Riley Knott

Executive Assistant/Marketing Assistant

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Phone: (217) 840-4099

Born and raised in a small farming town in Central Illinois. Riley graduated from the University of Illinois with both a Bachelor's & Master's Degree. Riley majored in…

Our Mission



Started in 2021, originally known as Ag Partners (now Agricruit) is a very unique recruiting company that offers full-service recruiting within the agriculture community. Not only do we create the best experience for the candidates we work with, but we also go beyond measures to ensure that our clients are taken care of so they find the help they need in a timely manner.


On top of the full-service recruiting, we also offer modernized market data to ensure that our clients stay ahead of their competitors. We also offer job posting services as well as staffing services (NEW).


Founded and led by best-selling author of "Recruit to Win," Kale Klendworth, Agricruit is for companies that want to significantly grow their team, and for candidates that want to carry their values forward and start the career they’ve always deserved.


We can confidently promise that when you partner with us, you’ll significantly improve the scope of your life and business.

Our mission is to help people find their dream job and companies build their dream team within the agricultural industry.


Our Services (HOW):

 Steps to Hire: 
  • Qualify the Position – We ask you detailed questions to get a very good understanding of your open position.
  • Screening Process – Our expert recruiters will screen, interview, check references, and create a resume for each individual that we see fit for the position.
  • Submission – We send you the resume and brief details about each candidate. You select which candidate(s) you would like to interview along with the date, location, and time of the interview.
  • Interview – After the interview, we will inform you of how the interview went from the candidate’s perspective. If there is an additional interview, we work to get this scheduled for you.
  • Selection Process – After the interview, if the company chooses to move forward with the candidate, we gain information about the official job offer and extend this to the candidate.
  • Start – New candidate is started after a simple hiring process. 


Who We Serve: 


Agriculture Associations
  • Government Relations
  • Market Development
  • Research & Innovations
  • Cooperatives
  • Crop Protection
  • Crop Scouting
  • Maintenance
  • Retail
  • Seed
  • Turf Management
  • Wholesale


Animal Nutrition
  • Dairy
  • Feed
  • Livestock
  • Maintenance
  • Poultry
  • Swine Production
Banking & Finance
  • Agriculture Lending
  • Appraisals
  • Auditing
  • Crop Insurance
  • Land Management


  • Delivery & Dispatch
  • Fuels & Lubricants
  • Propane
  • Delivery
  • Equipment Detail & Maintenance
  • Mechanic & Service
  • Sales


  • Equipment Operation
  • Equipment Repair & Service
  • Farm Labor
  • Seasonal Labor
  • Trucking
  • Commodity Trading
  • Grain Management
  • Grain Marketing
  • Maintenance & Millwright
  • Seasonal Labor
  • Trucking



  • Dispatching
  • Maintenance & Service
  • Sales
  • Trucking



  • Agronomy
  • Leadership
  • Sales
  • Distribution
  • Production
  • Treatment
  • Drone Services
  • Engineering
  • Precision Ag
  • Software Specialist




Why Agricruit? 

Our team of expert recruiters has a background in agriculture/farming. We know this industry and the hard work that is required to become successful.

Core Values

Loyalty We are a loyal team. Loyalty means we are always there for ourselves by staying true to our promises, teammates, customers, and candidates.

Lead by Example Our team leads from the front. Do not expect anyone to follow you if you have not done the work yourself.

Over Deliver This means setting the bar high and doing the unthinkable. Always do the extra work and go the extra mile for yourself, our customers, and our candidates.‍

Disciplined We keep the promises we make and over deliver on them. When times get tough and challenges approach, that is when we dig our heels deeper. We stay focused on executing the mission.‍

Take Ownership Mistakes happen, and it is a matter of owning those mistakes and learning from them. Do not shift the blame onto others, instead figure out where you can improve and execute accordingly.‍

Improve Daily Take action when nobody else is expecting or watching. Always grow and develop yourself into a better person to leave a positive impact.