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Monday, January 20, 2020

Owen Roberts

About

Journalist and research administrator at the University of Guelph. President, International Federation of Agricultural Journalists. Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

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Articles

So what’s wrong with a $4...

Afriend of mine – let’s call her Tara, because that’s her name – visited relatives in...

Major agricultural trends for 2020 taking...

Major agricultural trends being predicted this year for all of Canada are taking root here in...

Biotech ruling could change global farming...

While most of us were preparing for Christmas, a game-changing pro-biotechnology ruling took place on the other...

The cattle are lowing; the money’s...

Right here at home, where some of the finest beef animals are raised, we’re running contrary to...

Free trade deal isn’t quite a...

Not to take anything away from the original Christmas miracle, but the one that happened earlier...

New farm security law kicks back...

None of us – including farmers – should need to keep one eye open at night,...

New markets for traditional crops await...

New crops that hit the market with an unexpected – and perhaps unproven—health virtue may capture...

Survey: Canadians less connected than ever...

The new federal minister of agriculture and food is being handed perhaps the most paradoxical portfolio...

Here’s what’s keeping farmers up at...

When it comes to agriculture and food, one of consumers’ biggest concerns is cost.