In the 1880s, many farmers communicated by connecting their phones to barbed wire fences. This process often allowed for up to 20 people to be connected at once, everyone’s phone would ring regardless of who called, and the invention helped many farmers overcome depression and loneliness.
After the Vietnam war, Vietnamese farmers recycled thousands of external fuel tanks from U.S. aircraft to create river boats and canoes.
Farmers in Botswana have started painting eyes on their cows’ butts to stop lions from attacking them.
In 2004, farmers in India used Pepsi and Coca Cola instead of pesticides because they were cheaper and got the job done just as well.