Sunday, November 28, 2021

Around the Table

Farm bureau's annual survey indicates the average cost of this year's classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 — a 14% increase from last year. 

How-To's

Pocket knives are tools, not toys. Learn more about considerations for teaching pocket knife safety, such as age, choosing a knife and basic safety rules.

The complicated assembly of a turducken leaves a lot of room for error. Learn how to safely store, handle and cook a turducken for Thanksgiving.

Columns

buckthorn

Common buckthorn and glossy buckthorn are invasive plants that are problematic not only from a forestry/wildlife perspective but also agriculturally.
Plymouth rock

The Plymouth colony was never large, but it played a significant role in pointing other dissenters the way to the New World.
port

The backlog of almost everything not moving in or out of American ports is making farm and ranch groups increasingly frustrated as they face delays.
Dairy calf

Consider the quality of available feed during your calving season. Aligning breeding season with times when better feed is available could save you money.
collie

Judith Sutherland recalls time spent with one of her favorite dogs growing up, a sable and white collie-shepherd pup they named Chet.
alarm clock

Kym Seabolt shares the things she's eternally grateful for.

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