6. Organic Ag Unveiled?

Henry Miller takes a swing at organic agriculture and claims it’s not more cost-effective, humane or environmentally responsible. (Project Syndicate)

7. Toughest Man on the Planet

When a 47-year-old Chinese farmer couldn’t get medical help for a sudden artery blockage in his legs — he grabbed a saw, bit down on a towel, and amputated his own legs. (South China Morning Post)

8. 100 Years Old; No Plans for Retirement

One farmer, 34 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. (BBC)

9. Farmer Turns Tycoon

A farmer, who failed at everything from CD stores to chauffeuring to an electric tricycle has hit it big as a billion-dollar yarn tycoon. (Businessweek)

10. 50-Year Water Wait Ends

After 50 years of waking up and getting water from a 166-year-old pump, Doug Goulbourne has running water. (Daily Mail)

 

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