Sunday, April 24, 2016

Farm and Food Photos April 25, 2016

Romanian seasonal workers harvest asparagus on a field of asparagus farmer Merlau on April 19, 2016 near Darmstadt, Germany. A cold and wet winter left ground temperatures to cool delaying the growth of the first asparagus this season. Photo Credit: Thomas Lohnes / Getty Images.

Pakistani farmers gather at a fruit market to sell watermelons in Lahore on April 21, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / ARIF ALI / Getty Images.

A picture taken at the Boortmalt production facilities in Antwerp on April 20, 2016 shows barley in a tank during a stage of the malting process producing high quality types of malt. Boortmalt is a subsidiary of Axereal, the biggest French grain cooperative. Photo credit: AFP / ERIC PIERMONT / Getty Images.

Indian farmers use a combine to harvest wheat on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 22, 2016. Punjab is India's largest wheat producing state, contributing nearly 70 percent of the national total. Photo credit: AFP / NARINDER NANU / Getty Images.

Women work in a small tofu factory, one of the few remaining businesses in her village, on April 22, 2016 in Ochiai, Miyoshi, Japan. Many rural areas of Japan have become heavily depopulated as younger people leave for cities and larger towns in search of work and better prospects. Many of the people who remain are pensioners who, according to Japan's Statistic Bureau, make up 26.8 percent of the population compared to the 8.2 percent average for the rest of the world. Photo Credit: Carl Court / Getty Images.

This picture taken on April 23, 2016, shows a cherry blossom in Goderwaersvelde. France has banned from April 22 the use of a controversial insecticide, known as dimethoate, especially used to protect cherry trees from attacks of the 'drosophila suzukii' midge. This ban is extended to fruits imports from other countries still using this molecule. Photo credit: AFP / PHILIPPE HUGUEN / Getty Images.

Samaritans take part in the traditional Passover sacrifice ceremony, where sheep and goats are slaughtered, at Mount Gerizim near the northern West Bank city of Nablus on April 20, 2016. The Israeli Samaritan community which numbers about 720 people practise a religion that is based on four principles of faith, one God - the God of Israel; one Prophet - Moses Ben Amram; the belief in the Torah - the first five books of the Bible and one holy place - Mount Gerizim, close to the West Bank city of Nablus. Photo credit: AFP / JAAFAR ASHTIYEH / Getty Images.

The World Dairy Summit is set to be held in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province of China on April 22, 2016. China's dairy industry is attempting to rebrand itself due to plummeting consumer confidence and competition from foreign brands. Chinese consumers have been purchasing increasing amounts of milk powder from foreign countries due to decreased confidence in domestic brands caused by a 2008 food safety scandal. Photo Credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

People processing tobacco in Manikgonj near Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 20, 2016. Photo Credit: Mohammad Asad / Getty Images.

Carriage lighting model are displayed in agricultural wonders Zhuhai, China on April 22, 2016. More than 38,000 square meters of flower fields, 1,800 million lights color LED lamp composed of stunning one Trolltech modeling. In the flower bush, constitute a romantic fantasy fairy tale kingdom. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.