The New New

To Combat Thieves, Farmers are Spraying their Goods with an Invisible, Data-Encrypted Liquid

But is SMARTWATER CSI just ‘scientific hogwash’?

All photos by Alex Welsh

ItIt started about two years ago, when David Machado was held up at gunpoint. He was working in his shop in Tulare, the county seat of Tulare County, California, when he heard the house…