The array of farmer-driven public education initiatives appearing at high-profile events in Ontario over the past couple of weeks is impressive. I write about them in today’s Urban Cowboy column in the Guelph Mercury. One of the events is Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show, where several University of Guelph faculty from the Ontario Agricultural College (including soybean researchers Gary Ablett and Istvan Rajcan, pictured below) are making presentations. Here’s their schedule.
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Owen Roberts is a faculty member in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications program at the University of Illinois. As an agricultural journalist, he is the past president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists and a lifetime achievement award recipient from the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation. His programs and research papers have been recognized nationally and internationally through awards from the Journal of Applied Communications, the National Agri-Marketing Association, the Association for Communications Excellence, and others.