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Kostas Zavlagas, who produces cotton, wheat, and clover, walks by his farm, near the village of Lianokladi, Greece

Hay for cheese? Barter booms in cash-squeezed rural Greece

Reuters By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos LAMIA, Greece (Reuters) - Wild boar and power cuts were Greek cotton farmer Mimis Tsakanikas' biggest worries until a bank shutdown last month left him stranded without cash to pay suppliers, and his customers without money to pay him. Squeezed on all sides, the 41-year-old farmer began informal bartering to get around the cash crunch. Tsakanikas is part of …