The National Press Foundation chooses 20 journalists for in-depth training on food and agriculture.

Over four days, journalists will learn about food labeling, growing methods, GMOs, pesticide and herbicide use, agriculture research, antibiotics, organics, sustainability and government policy. Included will be field trips to DuPont Pioneer’s research facility and a high-tech hog facility.

The training will take place May 14-17 in Des Moines, Iowa.

The journalists are:

Lynn Brezosky | San Antonio Express-News

Louisa Burwood-Taylor | AgFunderNews

Jen Christensen | CNN

Chanukah Christie | CNHI

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post

Joseph Erbentraut | The Huffington Post

Michael Gerstein | The Detroit News

Kevin Hardy | The Des Moines Register

Samantha Hogan | The Frederick News-Post (Maryland)

Lindsey Holden | The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)

Kristofor Husted | Harvest Public Media

Nick Janzen | Indiana Public Broadcasting

Zlati Meyer | USA Today

Jennifer Mitchell | Maine Public

Andrea Shea | WBUR (Boston)

Barbara Soderlin | Omaha World-Herald (Nebraska)

Bartholomew Sullivan | USA Today

Dana Varinsky | Business Insider

Frank Vinluan | Xconomy

Amy Wu | The Salinas Californian

Funding for this training is provided by DuPont Pioneer, the National Pork Board, the American Farm Bureau Federation and Organic Valley.