WG University


To help your business maintain excellence, Western Growers University offers interactive webinars on topics like discrimination and harassment prevention, management, employment law and more delivered by certified industry experts. 

Leadership Development

Increase your confidence and communication techniques by enriching your leadership and management skills. Effective leadership takes time to grow and develop. Learn how to bolster your influence, strengthen relationships and build trust while increasing your own self-awareness.

Supervisory Training

Equip your supervisors with the tools they need to understand their role and gain a deeper understanding of how their decisions affect your business outcome. Using adult learning principles, our courses provide new insights to help supervisors know how to delegate, coach and manage employee performance effectively.

HR & Employment Law

Gain a deeper understanding of critical Human Resource (HR) functions and employment laws with the support of experts. Learn how to prevent wage and hour issues, manage leaves of absence, and deal with workplace harassment. Develop your own complete, customized, and legally compliant Employee Handbook ready to distribute to your organization’s employees.


WG’s Legal Update Webinar series and our Legal Team’s in-person presentations are designed to help equip ag professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively navigate a host of pressing legal issues from employment and labor law to import/export regulatory issues, PACA, H-2A and more. Sign up for our Legal Insights Newsletter for upcoming events and registration information

Science & Food Safety

Western Growers Science offers outreach/training opportunities, including online meetings, webinars, and in-person workshops on the latest science issues that impact the fresh produce industry. We partner with different entities and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to deliver these offerings and develop resources such as bulletins, guidance documents, manuals, and more.

PACA Training

This 90-minute PACA training offers in-person guidance on seller rights and remedies for perishable commodities under PACA. Topics include PACA’s origins, trust protections, dispute resolution, handling amended sales, and federal inspection interpretation for compliance and protection. Reach out for more information here. 

Media Training

Virtual, 1.5 hours

This first half of this training gives attendees an overview of the current media landscape, as well as crisis communications best practices. The second half consists of practice interviews. Attendance is limited to five individuals. Members can reach out to Ann Donahue, adonahue@wga.com for more information.

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From Our Members

I truly appreciate the opportunity to attend these type of events and enjoyed the Leadership Development class. I look forward to the next session and will be following up with my team to ensure we continue utilizing the tools from the class.

John Temple
Green Gate Fresh , Salinas, CA