The American Society for Training & Development’s (ASTD) awards ceremony, held at the ASTD International Conference & Expo in Washington, recognized organizations that advance the knowledge of the workplace learning and performance profession, and contribute to increasing workforce capability and organizational competitiveness. This year, the society recognized Farmers Insurance Group of Cos. for its University of Farmers, which received the top learning and development awards.

The University of Farmers claims, leadership and management training facility located in Agoura Hills, California, was officially dedicated Nov. 3, 2006. Farmers CEO Robert Woudstra notes that the University is national in scope, and offers training to 15,000 Farmers agents; 500 district managers; and 21,000 employees.

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