Modern farming relies heavily on technologies like sensors, automation, satellite imagery and even drones, to be as efficient and sustainable as possible. A University of Guelph survey of farmers this fall will get a better handle on the extent of technology use, and how to share that information with consumers who are increasingly interested in how and where their food is produced. Read more …
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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.