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Urban Cowboy with Owen Roberts

<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Grocery stores responding to competition, consumer concerns

Urban Cowboy: Grocery stores responding to competition, consumer concerns

In this week's Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts talks about what a fascinating, competitive time it is to be a grocery shopper.
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> New expert resource offers consumer food facts

Urban Cowboy: New expert resource offers consumer food facts

When it comes to food, some Canadians are content, others are worried. The biggest safety concern seems to be how food is stored and prepared
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Taking half an hour for horses

Urban Cowboy: Taking half an hour for horses

Things are changing for horses in Canada, and a Guelph-based organization wants to know how it is affecting the animals' well-being
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> To feed the world, give credit where credit is due

Urban Cowboy: To feed the world, give credit where credit is due

Aid and grants are short-term solutions for farming, but you can’t run a business on them. Across Africa and in a nation like Cuba, access to credit is needed.
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Considering young farmers’ plight this World Food Week

Urban Cowboy: Considering young farmers’ plight this World Food Week

“If visions of a sustainable agricultural future are to be realized, and if young people are going to have a place in that future, the problems they face establishing themselves as farmers must be given serious attention in research and policy debate.” - Prof. Sharada Srinivasan
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Reflect on the environment this agriculture week

Urban Cowboy: Reflect on the environment this agriculture week

World crops could indeed be a boon to some Ontario farmers. The University of Guelph identified such crops as an untapped market in Ontario, to the tune of more than $60 million a month
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> When it comes to pork, Fergus goes whole hog

Urban Cowboy: When it comes to pork, Fergus goes whole hog

In this week's Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts asks if Fergus has what it takes to be the pork capital of Ontario
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Guelph readies to become the Silicon Valley for agriculture and food

Urban Cowboy: Guelph readies to become the Silicon Valley for agriculture and food

“We can drive a paradigm shift in our understanding of food systems”
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Food trucks feed 3,500 at university’s first rodeo

Urban Cowboy: Food trucks feed 3,500 at university’s first rodeo

The University of Guelph kicks off the year with a special event featuring the latest trend in university food services — the food truck
<b>Urban Cowboy:</b> Back to school – journalism graduate school, that is

Urban Cowboy: Back to school – journalism graduate school, that is

At this time of year, the University of Guelph is typically getting ready to welcome back students. In my office though, we’re getting ready to say goodbye. In fact, it’s something we’ve done every August for the past 26 or so years.