Category: Podcasts

The Farmers Weekly Podcast

I was privileged to join pro podcaster Johann Tasker on his Farmers Weekly Podcast from the UK, covering topics that arose when the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists met in Alberta: beef production, wildfires, labour and Olds College’s commitment to agricultural technology. Click “read more” below to hear the podcast.

Read More

Urban Cowboy

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


Headshot of Owen Roberts

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.