Author: Owen Roberts

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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...

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Accolades for Corteva’s sustainability goals

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 Farmer

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Urban Cowboy

Raising awareness and promoting dialogue about current food and agriculture issues.


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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.