For many families, one of the highlights of each year is the moment when loved ones come together around a holiday dinner table set with roasted turkey and all the trimmings. Thanksgiving is more than just a tradition in many households.

The poinsettia's small flowers are surrounded by colorful leaves called bracts. Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Source: David Trinklein, 573-882-9631

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Money does grow on trees, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources specialist Sarah Havens.

Just how much money depends in part on knowledge and planning by the landowner, Havens says.

My granddad always referred to them as “Jay Birds.” They were common and robbed a lot of corn out of the gallon can he had nailed up in a maple tree for a squirrel feeder, and they were pretty bold about it.

Lincoln University farm outreach worker David Middleton demonstrates the use of a kneeler for gardening.

Source: Brenda Schreck, 573-767-5273

COLUMBIA, Mo. – If you have a gardener on your holiday gift list, consider user-friendly tools that suit their ability and age.

The poinsettia's small flowers are surrounded by colorful leaves called bracts. Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service.
Lincoln University farm outreach worker David Middleton demonstrates the use of a kneeler for gardening.
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