Sunday, April 17, 2016

Farm and Food Photos April 18, 2016


A worker reviews paperwork while standing next to an assembled New Holland Ltd. round baler at the company's Haytools factory in New Holland, Pennsylvania, U.S., on Friday, April 8, 2016. Photo credit: Luke Sharrett / Bloomberg via Getty Images.


An Indian labourer carries bananas at the Koyembedu Fruit Market in Chennai on April 13, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / ARUN SANKAR / Getty Images.


An Indian Sikh man looks at a field of burning wheat crops on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 14, 2016. The field caught on fire after an electricity wire fell on the crops. Photo credit: AFP / NARINDER NANU / Getty Images.


A dried up corn field in Kabacan on April 10, 2016 in Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. The heatwave brought on by the El Nino weather phenomenon has severely affected food and water supplies in many countries. Based on reports, 85 percent of the whole Philippines will experience the effects of the drought and around 12 million Filipinos who rely on agriculture will directly be affected. In southern Philippines, where farmers lacked agricultural infrastructures and farming subsidies, the population faced impending hunger during the drought and two demonstrators were left dead and dozens of people injured after police dispersed thousands of drought-hit farmers in early April. Photo Credit: Jes Aznar / Getty Images.


This photo taken on April 11, 2016 shows two farmers working in terraced rice fields near the village of Tiantou in Longsheng county, in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China's growth slowed further in the first three months of this year, economists polled by AFP forecast, even as authorities step up policy support for the world's second-largest economy. Photo credit: AFP / JOHANNES EISELE / Getty Images.


A market gardener carries watering cans to water salad greens near N'Djamena, Chad on April 12, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / ISSOUF SANOGO / Getty Images.


Member of an inventor team, Sorawat Chivapreecha of Thailand, shows a durian fruit placed onto a microwave sensor for durian fruits maturity inspection, at the 44th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva on April 14, 2016 in Geneva. Photo credit: AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI / Getty Images.


An egg is placed on a Spectroscope at a lab at the Carl Gustav Carus Faculty of Medicine of the Dresden Institute of Technology (TU Dresden) as part of a project to determin spectroscopically the sex of chicks in ovo before they hatch at their lab in Dresden on April 14, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / John MACDOUGALL / Getty Images.


In this picture taken on April 13, 2016 a ranger walks past a giant tree in Leuser National Park, in Aceh province, which is shrinking due to villagers activities to open the forest area for farming. Photo credit: AFP / CHAIDEER / Getty Images.


A Bateman crop sprayer, produced by Bateman Engineering Ltd., sprays a field of wheat in South Woodham Ferrers, U.K., on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. European wheat crops may be heading for another big harvest after a mild winter sped up plant growth and left fields in good condition. Photo credit: Chris Ratcliffe / Bloomberg via Getty Images.


Palestinian workers collect honeybee combs during the harvest at an apiary on April 16, 2016 in El-Bureij, in the central Gaza Strip. Photo credit: AFP / SAID KHATIB / Getty Images.

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