Author: Owen Roberts

Agriculture lines up to help

One of this year's biggest stories in agriculture and health will be the way selenium, a common element in certain North American crops and foods, is being positioned as a means of moderating the ravages of AIDS. To the farm...

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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.