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Urban Cowboy with Owen Roberts

Dangers lurk whenever grain is moved – and it’s moved everyday <b>(2 photos)</b>

Dangers lurk whenever grain is moved – and it’s moved everyday (2 photos)

The farm sector supports producer safety during good times and bad, writes Owen Roberts
Saluting the world’s biggest employer, family farming

Saluting the world’s biggest employer, family farming

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts explains why the United Nations’ Decade of Family Farming impacts everyone
Toonies, trout and technology <b>(4 photos)</b>

Toonies, trout and technology (4 photos)

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts reports on U of G biodiversity students fundraising to help carry out brook trout research at Hanlon Creek
Spilling the beans on local production <b>(6 photos)</b>

Spilling the beans on local production (6 photos)

Entrepreneur Ben Cullen fills a niche with compostable packaging and a transparent value chain, writes Owen Roberts in this edition of Urban Cowboy
Fergus producer leads charge for Ontario beef industry <b>(3 photos)</b>

Fergus producer leads charge for Ontario beef industry (3 photos)

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Joe Hill is determined to make sure beef producers’ voices are heard
As land gets scarce, farmers turn further to new technology

As land gets scarce, farmers turn further to new technology

To sustain their businesses, farmers work to conserve the land on which they grow crops and raise livestock, writes Owen Roberts in his latest Urban Cowboy column
Time to put joy back in food

Time to put joy back in food

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts pushes back at guilt about eating and marketing good food
Home alone in rural Ontario

Home alone in rural Ontario

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts finds some alarming figures about rural Ontario housing for seniors
High hopes for Canada’s legal cannabis, despite shortages

High hopes for Canada’s legal cannabis, despite shortages

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts talks to an expert who predicts more cannabis licenses are coming
Cultured meat isn’t weird…to a 14-year-old

Cultured meat isn’t weird…to a 14-year-old

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts hears a different perspective on fake steak