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Norwegian farmer finds lost engagement ring 35 years later

In May 1979, farmer Jan Kristian Kristiansen and his fiancee Britt were both working in the fields when Kristiansen realized his simple gold engagement band, engraved "Your Britt," was no longer on his finger. It has finally been found, 35 years later.

Farmer in Norway left 400 pigs to starve to death

On Friday a farmer in Norway was sentenced to a year in prison for leaving 400+ pigs to die of thirst, as well as hunger.

Egyptian farmer named donkey after army chief, got arrested

Cairo - It seems you must be careful what you name your animals in Egypt these days, as a farmer in southern Egypt is taken into custody for giving his donkey a military chief's name, as well as a military hat.

Dutch farmer builds water slide for his pigs

Pigs also need to cool off during the summer heat, so a farmer in the Netherlands came up with a fun way to keep his pigs both cool and also entertained.

Farmer's wife in Congo tells of her experience

Frances du Toit, the wife of Wynand, tells of their experiences in the Congo where they came with a group of farmers from South Africa at the invitation of the Congolese government.

Photo essay: A little bit of life in the countryside of Spain Special

Even in winter, the countryside in southern Spain has something to offer. Warm sunshine, wildflowers blooming and farmers working the fields.

Indiana farmer taking Monsanto to Supreme Court

Washington - Vernon Hugh Bowman, a 74-year-old soybean farmer, will have his day in court against Monsanto in the US Supreme Court next year. Bowman was originally sued by Monsanto Co for alleged patent infringement for the use of a genetically modified soybean crop.

Farmer shoots dog that supposedly attacked his ewe

Henbury - Farmer kills man's dog and claims that it killed his ewe, near Henbury in Cheshire. Police arrest the man, but courts take his side.

Video: Man digs up mammoth in his yard, keeps it in living room

Oskaloosa - An Iowa farmer found woolly mammoth fossils in his backyard in Oskaloosa. According to experts, the farmer may have an entire skeleton of a mammoth that died 14,000 years ago. He insists he is keeping his fossil treasure in his living room.

Ministry blames GMO cotton for Indian farmer suicides

While policy makers insist that Bt cotton, also known as genetically modified cotton, is a success in India, the Ministry of Agriculture says otherwise and blames the crop for suicides among India's farmers.

Farmers dump bags of snakes at tax office in corruption protest

Slithering snakes caused chaos in an Indian tax office when two farmers dumped three bags of snakes in a protest against bribery demands.

Farmer compensated after bull killed by balloon

A British farmer was compensated after a young bull was killed by a balloon released at a school, as part of a Comic Relief event, but he said the animal may have suffered a painful death - and many groups are calling for a ban on mass balloon releases.

Wolf who escaped wildlife park in Ontario killed by farmer

When a full grown wolf escaped an Ontario wildlife park yesterday afternoon it quickly was seen going into a nearby farm. The farmer killed the animal in order to protect his cattle.

Bono stirs up anger with remarks about song

Irish pop star Bono has upset some people with remarks he made about a South African song which includes words which translate as "shoot the farmer."

Latest Welsh rural development scheme receives mixed views Special

Wales - Some farmers in West Wales are piloting a scheme to provide their skills and services to the general public, in order to survive the current economic climate. But not everyone is enthusiastic.

Day 28 of farmers marching across India to save agriculture

Coimbatore - The Kisan Swaraj Yatra, known as the Farmers Freedom tour, is mobilizing farmers and public opinion across states of India. It is a call to save Indian agriculture.

Climate change, a burden to a poor farmer Special

Lilongwe - Mwalimba is an 80 year-old farmer in Gomani Village, T/A Simphasi in Mchinji district, 100km away from Malawi’s capital City, Lilongwe. She talks about being affected by the climate.

Chinese Farmer Builds Dozens of Robots From Scrap

A Chinese farmer has created an army of robots -- slightly more than four dozen of them, to be exact. He built the robots himself, with a little education and scrap materials.

Farmer Sued for $375,000 For Breaking A 'Seed End User License Agreement'

Supreme Court rules that farmer must pay $375,000 in damages after he re-used the seeds from him crops to grow more soybeans... violating the seed company's "Seed End User Licensing Agreement"

Japanese farmer grows 11 kinds of citrus on a single tree

A Japanese farmer has created a special tree that produces 11 different kinds of lemons in the same tree. He is not finished yet, and wants to add more varieties of citrus in a year.

Attackers Gouge South African Farmer To Death

Just after a Limpopo farmer who lived alone called for help on her CB radio, she was stabbed to death with a garden fork, and her body tossed into an empty water tank.

Farmer Shoots Cat And Goes Unpunished By Judge

A New Jersey flower farmer was acquitted on animal cruelty charges earlier this week for an incident that happened in 2005.

Farmer 'loved' killing wife

An Alberta farmer admitted he killed his wife and admitted he was angry he did not make her suffer more.

Farmer wants to sell mammoth skeleton

A 76-year-old Kenosha County man in whose cornfield the skeleton of a mammoth believed to be about 12,500 years old was dug up in 1994 is interested in selling it, and officials of the Milwaukee Public Museum are interested in it.

Plague in potato field, farmer hangs himself

In Bengal, India, a disease that destroys acres of potato in a matter of days has claimed its first human victim.

Vigilante Farmer Charged After Chasing Thief

A Minnesota farmer who chased down a thief and held him at gunpoint until authorities arrived now faces a more serious charge than the thief himself.

Pink Milk puzzles Farmer

Cows in Jersey, UK gives pink milk due to the orange carrots diet it had.

Cow Attacks, Kills Ohio Farmer

A northeast Ohio farmer was attacked by a cow and died a day later of a fractured skull suffered when his head hit the ground, authorities said.

Pig farmer 'confessed to 49 murders'

Lurid, disgusting details include police finding the severed heads of two women hidden in a freezer, and the head, hands and feet of another found in a garbage can.

Cloneburgers, anyone? Farmer can’t wait

A dairy cattle farmer who is facing eviction considers breaking the ban on cloned meat
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The Amazon floodplain, Brazil
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Water buffalo on the Amazon floodplain in Brazil
Water buffalo on the Amazon floodplain in Brazil
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Views of the Coin countryside.
Views of the Coin countryside.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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A New Mexico farm
A New Mexico farm
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain - almond blossoms
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain - almond blossoms
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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Views of the Coin countryside.
Views of the Coin countryside.
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Views of the Coin countryside.
Views of the Coin countryside.
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Views of the Coin countryside.
Views of the Coin countryside.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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Farmer working on his field of oats.
Farmer working on his field of oats.
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Farmer working on his field of oats.
Farmer working on his field of oats.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain - almond blossoms with a view.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain - almond blossoms with a view.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain - almond blossoms.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain - almond blossoms.
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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An alien landscape
An alien landscape
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Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia  Southern Spain.
Views of the countryside near Coin in Andalucia, Southern Spain.
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