Sunday, October 11, 2015

Farm and Food Photos October 12, 2015

Indian farm labourers plant potato seeds on a farm on the outskirts of Amritsar on October 11, 2015. Labourers earn about 250 INR per day (3.8 USD) for eight hours of work. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/ NARINDER NANU / Getty Images.

People plant 600 white crosses in memory of all farmers who commit suicide every year on October 11, 2015 in Sainte-Anne-d'Auray, western France. Jacques Jeffredo, a Breton farmer, proposes that October 11 becomes a national commemoration day for all suicides in agriculture. Photo credit: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD / AFP / Getty Images.

Hessian sack of cocoa beans are weighed at a warehouse on October 10, 2015 in Gagnoa, in southern Ivory Coast. Gagnoa is the chief collecting point for a forest region that sends coffee, cocoa, and timber. Photo credit: ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP / Getty Images.

BERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 10: More than 100.000 protesters gather to demonstrate against the TTIP and CETA trade accords on October 10, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Tens of thousands took to the streets in Berlin to protest against TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) and CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement), both of them trade agreements currently under negotiation between the USA for TTIP and Canada for CETA with the European Union. Critics in Germany oppose the accords for a number of reasons, including fears over genetically-modified foods, environmental standards, workers' rights and pharmaceuticals. Photo by Axel Schmidt / Getty Images.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (L) and Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell (R) testify during a hearing before the House Agriculture Committee October 7, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held the hearing to review the development of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Photo by Alex Wong / Getty Images.

A kashmiri boy plays as Kashmiri farmers work in a paddy field on the outskirts of Srinagar on October 6, 2015. Agriculture and horticulture are the main sources of income for Kashmiris since tourism, once the second major source of income, declined following the Kashmiri separatist movement's uprising in 1989. Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA / AFP / Getty Images.

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: A general view of the RHS (Royal Horticultural Society) London Harvest Festival Show at RHS Lindley Halls on October 6, 2015 in London, England. The traditional harvest themed show runs October 6-7 and showcases a wide range of late summer grown fruit and vegetables. Photo by Ben Pruchnie / Getty Images.

Indian farmer Kamlaben shows her damaged cotton crop, affected by mealybugs and inadequate rain, in Badarkha village of Dholka Taluka, some 30 kms from Ahmedabad on October 5, 2015. The cotton crop in the region of Dholka Taluka of Ahmedabad district has been badly affected and farmers put the yield at only 50%. Photo credit: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP / Getty Images.

Afghan day labourers unload straw from a truck on the outskirts of Kabul on October 5, 2015. Photo credit: Noorullah Shirzada / AFP / Getty Images.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Author/co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary Gene Baur poses with his latest book during the 2015 New York City Walk for Farm Animals held at Central Park on October 10, 2015 in New York City. Photo by Brent N. Clarke / Getty Images.