Owen Roberts

Farms.com Author Biography

Owen Roberts is a Guelph-based journalist and a columnist with daily, weekly and monthly print and online media, in which he often discusses urban perspectives on agri-food issues.

Owen is an adjunct professor in the Department of Animal Biosciences and the research communications director at the University of Guelph.

As well, he serves as editor of the University’s Research magazine.

Owen created the popular student-research writing program Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge (SPARK), which celebrates its 30th year in 2019-20.

He is president of the 5,000-member International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, which represents journalists in more than 50 countries.