The National Press Foundation would like to introduce the 20 journalists selected for an upcoming training on food and agriculture.

Over four days, journalists will hear from experts on the ways food is grown, marketed, sold and often wasted. They will also learn about controversies over GMOs, growing methods, pesticide and herbicide use, global trade and government regulation.

The training will take place Sept. 23-26 in Kansas City, Missouri.

The journalists are:

Rick Barrett | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Adam Belz | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Karen Binder | Illinois AgriNews

Sam Bloch | The New Food Economy

Joseph Bustos | Belleville (Illinois) News-Democrat

Andria Cheng | Forbes senior contributor

Liz Crampton | Politico

Chris D’Angelo | HuffPost

Jim Dayton | The Gazette (Janesville, Wisconsin)

Rebekah Denn | Freelance, including The Seattle Times

Stephanie Ebbs | ABC News

Teaganne Finn | Bloomberg Government

Natalia Guerrero | BBC

Casey Kuhn | KJZZ-FM (Phoenix)

Daniel Moore | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Laura Reiley | Tampa Bay Times

Caroline Stauffer | Reuters

Andy Uhler | Marketplace

Megan Wyatt | The Daily Advertiser (Lafayette, Louisiana)

Peter Zampa | Gray Television

 

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