Huffing, puffing, pounding his chest and waving the flag, International Trade Minister David Emerson has said Canada will stop being a "Boy Scout" when it comes to international trade. Last week, he showed his moxy by...Read More
Author: Owen Roberts
It looks like 2007 might be the year Ontario farmers finally start making money on their corn and soybeans, the two biggest cash crops grown in this province. But society, which has become accustomed to cheap food, isn’t...Read More
If your holiday break wasn’t quite as restful as you were hoping, consider the plight of the U.S. beef industry’s public relations’ people. A new report from American scientists claims the meat and milk from...Read More
OWEN ROBERTS Director of research communications, Office of Research, U of G staff member since 1987 Owen Roberts“People don't usually associate a university administrator with somebody who would step on stage and play...Read More
Agricultural giant Corteva Agriscience has only been around for two years – formed in 2018 from a merger of Dow AgroSciences and DuPont’s Pioneer and Crop Protection business – but it’s already made huge waves in global crop production, paired with natural resources conservation. Fortune magazine described the company as “doing good by doing well”. Photo: Ontario Grain FarmerRead More
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.