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
Support for this program provided by a grant from Bayer.