Owen Roberts to Debut New Column on RealAgriculture.com

RealAgriculture.com is pleased to announce journalist and journalism instructor Owen Roberts of the University of Guelph begins a new weekly column this week, entitled “Real Talk, Real Action.”

Each Thursday, Owen’s column will feature a new call to action for the agriculture community, related to a current agriculture event or news story. This new feature is aimed at starting conversations, begging questions and providing commentary about the news and events that matter to not just agriculture in Canada, but also all over the world. Owen’s column will draw on his unique urban/rural perspective, as well as his global experiences as vice-president of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists.

Owen writes from Guelph, Ontario, and is a strong agvocate, as well as an avid musician. More on Owen and his columns can be found online at his site, www.urbancowboy.ca. Find him on Twitter as @TheUrbanCowboy.


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