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Bavarian farmers try to make agriculture sexy with pinups

The Local · 21 Oct 2010, 13:35

Published: 21 Oct 2010 13:35 GMT+02:00

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“The Young Farm Girls Calendar attracts attention for agriculture in a fun way,” Ludwig Raßhofer, the head of the Association of Young Bavarian Farmers, said in a statement.

Working with their counterparts across the border in Austria, the Bavarians came up with a new concept for the 2011 edition of the calendar playing off well-known film classics combined with rural themes.

For example, Miss August is clearly mimicking Ursula Andress’ classic bikini scene in the James Bond movie ‘Dr. No’ and Miss January appears to be reprising Uma Thurman’s role in ‘Pulp Fiction.’

Click here for a photo gallery of the 2011 Young Farm Girls Calendar.

Inspired by a similar rural pinup calendar started in Austria in 2001, the association has expanded beyond using only comely Bavarian lasses for a tribute to pan-German pastoral beauty.

The calendar, however, is not alone in promoting farming scantily clad country girls. A rival group presented its 2011 edition earlier this month.

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Click here for a photo gallery of the 2011 German Farm Girls Calendar.

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Your comments about this article

15:25 October 21, 2010 by elboertjie
Niiice... nice publicity.
20:30 October 21, 2010 by Frenemy
IMHO, the first picture on this article was much nicer ;-)
21:35 October 21, 2010 by nolibs
I'm taking up farming!
22:34 October 21, 2010 by Logic Guy
Well, it would be a wonderful thing if a positive way of thinking were introduced, one that would inspire more Germans to work on farms, than sit around and live off the government.
22:38 October 21, 2010 by wxman
Actually, these photos don't make farming sexy. They are simply sexy farmers! Good looking women from any walk of life are sexy.
08:26 October 22, 2010 by 1FCK_1FCK
Yes, Logic Guy, because most Germans aspire to sit around & live off the govt.

Chip on your shoulder much?
11:06 October 22, 2010 by bestman
Most germans sit around and live of the government? Well maybe, but it was the germans and their parents who worked to build the country into the economic strong man it is today. So why shouldn't they now be able to relax and look at sexy photos of farm girls? Let the those who are new to the area do the heavy lifting for a bit if they want in.
19:11 October 23, 2010 by Bishopbayern
this is a great calandar
20:17 October 23, 2010 by Thetrotter
Bayern in August & October looks temptimg!
01:51 October 24, 2010 by SilverBattleAxe
Sex sells! Do the farm girls in Bvavaria really look like those that we see in these calendars? OK, So if I become a farmer than I can get one of these ladies right? LOL!
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