Western Growers is committed to meeting the needs of our members, providing valuable benefits and programs designed to assist members with their operations. In January, a survey was emailed to all WG members, encouraging them to share their most-valued benefits and programs; reasons why they continue to be members of WG; and their overall concerns with the industry.

Here are the top highlights revealed by the survey:

Top 5 Benefits and Programs members are engaged in:

Kim Sherman

As we continue our commitment to offering you exclusive resources and continuing education, Western Growers is proud to announce that our 2021 Compensation and HR Practices survey is open for participation.

As the premier compensation survey within the agricultural industry, the Western Growers Compensation and HR Practices Survey provides leading competitive pay data that provides you with the resources needed to manage costs, maintain and retain top-tier talent and develop a stronger workforce.

Karen Timmins

Training sessions are rapidly approaching, but there is still time to register and secure your spot with our experts. Whether you are a Western Growers member or non-member, we encourage you to explore our customized educational offerings to catapult your business to the next level.

Registration is open for a VARIETY of courses, both English and Spanish, and are offered in the following formats:

Anna Bilderbach

The Agricultural Personnel Management Association (APMA) is offering Human Resource  Professional in Agriculture (HRPA) Certificate Program sessions, beginning February 22, 2021. WG Human Resources (HR) Learning & Development Manager Anna Bilderbach will kick-off parts 1 and 2, presenting an introduction of HR management and an overview of HR basics. WG Senior Vice President, Human Resources Karen Timmins will also be presenting during these virtual classes.

Chardae Heim


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