Sep 30, 2019
Most U.S. households have consistent, dependable access to enough food for active, healthy living…making them food secure. However, an analysis by USDA’s Economic Research Service found just over 11 percent of U.S. households – or about 14.3 million households – are food insecure. K-State Research and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter discusses the factors contributing to food insecurity in Kansas and the role Extension plays in providing nutrition education.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.