What is in this article?:
- 10 agriculture stories you should read today, Jan. 27
- Slippery beyond belief
- Killer bread tale. The Devil's anvil. Data-sharing with agribusiness. Nazis. Farmer privacy and agroterror. Wife wanted sign. Wild West nut thieves. Slippery beyond belief. What expert tasters?
Slippery beyond belief
A German farmer hung a “wife wanted” sign up and in poured the offers — so many that “ he has confirmed he is now only intending to consider the younger women who apply.” (Mirror)
For producers, it’s tempting to grow tree nuts. For criminals, it’s tempting to steal tree nuts. Walnuts, almonds, pistachios … millions of dollars in stolen nuts are exchanging hands. (Business Insider)
If a new MIT-developed coating pans out — there’s not an industry in the U.S. that won’t be interested. LiquiGlide — nothing sticks to the very last drop. (Fast Company)
It’s best to spot an old fake before you taste it. (Wine Spectator)
In the shadow of Fukushima, a rancher is trying to save his cows from a kill order.
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