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Healthy foods, healthy Iowa communities

8/6/2020

If there’s one thing I learned over these past historic months, it’s that we need to support the local businesses that we missed so much when they shut down.

Eat local. Eat healthy.

8/6/2020

Iowa growers and farmers markets are committed to providing safe, nutritious foods.

Food safety from grill to plate

8/6/2020

We’re all focused on staying healthy these days. Experts say a nutritious diet – including fruits and vegetables, dairy and protein-rich meat and poultry - plays a vital role in helping our immune system work like it should, protecting our bodies from viruses and other germs that can make us sick.

Making progress toward Iowa’s water quality goals

8/6/2020

A recently released progress report on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy (INRS) shows that Iowa farmers’ initiative and hard work has produced significant gains in water quality in the seven years since the strategy was adopted.

Iowa Dish Video: Working together to achieve Iowa's water quality goals

8/6/2020

Iowa's farmers have reduced phosphorus loss by 22%. Now they're using the same approach (involving innovation and collaboration) for the state's nitrate goals.

Question: Is organic produce safer to eat than conventionally grown produce?

8/6/2020

Research has shown that organic foods are just as safe and nutritious as conventionally grown foods

Iowa State Fair hot beef sundae

8/6/2020

From the Iowa Beef Industry Council (www.iabeef.org)

Do “cow farts” cause global warming?

7/17/2020

Cows burp (and fart) methane gas. But U.S. cow herds contribute very little to global warming, and cutting beef would only reduce global GHG emissions by 0.36%.

What are you grilling this summer?

6/2/2020

Like many of you, I’m planning to spend more time at home this summer. One of the unexpected benefits is that I’m getting to know my neighbors and community better.

What foods boost my immunity?

6/2/2020

We all are more focused on our health right now so we can continue to care for our families, neighbors and communities.

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