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School Foodservice Employees' Perceptions Of Practice: Differences By Generational Age And Hours Worked, Catherine H. Strohbehn, Jinhyun Jun, Susan W. Arendt Apr 2014

School Foodservice Employees' Perceptions Of Practice: Differences By Generational Age And Hours Worked, Catherine H. Strohbehn, Jinhyun Jun, Susan W. Arendt

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Publications

Purpose/Objectives This study investigated the influences of school foodservice employees' age and average number of hours worked per week on perceived safe food handling practices, barriers, and motivators.

Methods A bilingual survey (English and Spanish) was developed to assess reported food safety practices, barriers, and motivators to follow safe food handling behaviors. Perceptions of frequency of following listed food handling practices, importance of barriers to following safe food handling, and importance of motivating factors that encouraged safe food handling were rated using a 5 point Likert type scale. Demographic questions were also included on the survey.

Results A total ...


Nutrition Education Program Assistants: A Leverage Point For Collecting Authentic Program Data, Mary Mcferren, Nancy K. Franz, Michael Lambur Oct 2010

Nutrition Education Program Assistants: A Leverage Point For Collecting Authentic Program Data, Mary Mcferren, Nancy K. Franz, Michael Lambur

Extension and Outreach Research and Scholarship

Extension administrators and educators wonder why low-income audiences refrain from participating or underparticipate in educational opportunities. This may be due to a gap between administrator or educator views of program participation barriers versus the lived experience of low-income audiences. Virginia Cooperative Extension worked to bridge this gap in perspectives by using Nutrition Program Assistants as a leverage point for recruiting and gathering authentic data on program participation from low-income individuals. Even though program assistants rarely serve in this role, their connection with low-income clientele and groups that serve them is invaluable for gathering authentic program data.


G94-1212 Child Care Furnishings Safety Checklist, Shirley Niemeyer Jan 1994

G94-1212 Child Care Furnishings Safety Checklist, Shirley Niemeyer

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This publication presents information about the appropriate selection and evaluation of children's furniture.

A child's environment should allow for exploration, experiences, and learning; but it must be safe, too.

Parents and child care providers need to know about potential hazards in a child's environment. Often, these hazards involve misused or poorly designed products.


G87-856 Hedges, Don Steinegger Jan 1987

G87-856 Hedges, Don Steinegger

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Hedges can be an attractive and functional part of home landscaping. This NebGuide outlines the steps for proper plant selection and establishment, care, and rejuvenation.

Not only are hedges attractive, but they serve some important landscape functions. Hedges, particularly sheared ones (formal), require time and some knowledge to establish them as well as annual pruning. It is also important to select suitable plant material and an appropriate site to minimize upkeep. Rapid growing plants like privet require more frequent shearing. A shady site or one with little air movement may require spraying for disease control.

Hedges mark boundaries such as ...