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Baby Cut Carrots: Healthy or Harmful?

May 23, 2013, 11:14 am | Jody Gatewood, Christopher Lightfoot

Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe? Jody Gatewood, a nutrition specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, dispels the myths and explains the facts. Read more about Baby Cut Carrots: Healthy or Harmful?

County Profiles Examine Poverty and Food Needs

May 11, 2015, 11:03 am | Kimberly Greder, Liesl Eathington, Laura Sternweis

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food insecurity issues, said Kimberly Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies at Iowa State University. Read more about County Profiles Examine Poverty and Food Needs

Yard and Garden: Solving Common Problems with Summer Squash

July 7, 2016, 10:59 am | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

Summer squash is a popular garden crop in Iowa, but problems can pop up that limit its success and hinder its overall growth. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help solve these issues and create a bountiful harvest. Read more about Yard and Garden: Solving Common Problems with Summer Squash

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