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Old Time Farm Crime: The Embalmed Beef Scandal of 1898

They say the beef smelled like an embalmed dead body. By the end of the... (more)

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November 8, 2013
Farm Crime: Halloween Edition

There was a time when the worst thing that could happen to your prized pumpkin... (more)

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October 31, 2013
Old Time Farm Crime: The Hooch Farmers of Templeton

Templeton Rye was a red-hued whiskey that brought "fame and fortune” to the bootlegging farmers... (more)

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October 28, 2013
Old Time Farm Crime: The Coffee Spies of the 1700s

Coffee. Java. Joe. Whatever you call it, that ubiquitous brew that jump-starts your morning was... (more)

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August 19, 2013
Old Time Farm Crime: The Werewolf Farmer of Bedburg

It wasn't easy being a farmer in 16th-century Germany. It was even harder when you... (more)

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August 5, 2013
Old Time Farm Crime: Fleecing Feathers

Poor Dr. C. J. Sketchley. If it wasn't the tourists trampling his crops or dogs... (more)

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July 15, 2013
Old Time Farm Crime: Trench Warfare

In mid-19th century Argentina, cattle raiding had reached such a roiling boil that the government... (more)

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July 3, 2013
Old-Time Farm Crime: Dick Turpin, Horse Thief

Richard "Dick” Turpin was a highwayman, murderer and thug, but most of all he was... (more)

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June 21, 2013
Brazil’s Ag Minister: ‘The challenges are immense’

Jorge Mendes Ribeiro Filho, Brazil's Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, believes his country... (more)

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April 3, 2013