1. Demon or Angel Seeds

There is often nothing so bitter as a farmer vs. farmer dispute. A landmark court case involving GM contamination of organic crops has torn a farming community apart. (The Global Mail)

2. Spies in the Furrows

The quality of international espionage may have dropped several notches, but the implications of seed theft carry extreme consequence for the agriculture industry. (Vocativ)

3. Grease Rustlers

Biofuel bandits are making a fast buck by stealing cooking grease from restaurants and selling it for biofuel use. (Reuters)

4. The Barest Escape

Severely injured and trapped in the rollers of a potato harvester, Darren Taylor was holding on for life: "I had to stay awake to keep out of that machine. I was shouting, ‘You’re not going to pull me through.'” (WFP)

5. Wild Horse Annie

Is it time to cull an icon or let’em run? The Bureau of Land Management doesn’t know what to do with a massive herd of horses and donkeys. (Washington Post)