Sunday, May 8, 2016

Global Food and Agriculture Photos May 8, 2016


A special machine cuts the flower heads off tulips at the Degenhardt-Sellmann Spezialkulturen tulip fields near Magdeburg on May 2, 2016 in Schwaneberg, Germany. Removing the flowers leads the tulip plant to put more nutrients into its bulb. The company cultivates up to 10 different strains of tulips on 40 hectares of land to harvest not the flowers but the bulbs. Photo Credit: Sean Gallup / Getty Images.

Students among rape plants in a field near the small Bavarian village Olching, southern Germany, on May 4, 2016. Meteorologists forecast sunny spring weather for the upcoming day's. Photo credit: AFP / CHRISTOF Stache / Getty Images.

A farmers daughter carries clean water from the donation site in her village across the rice paddy fields to her family's home on May 1, 2016 in Dala, Burma. Residents of Dala, a township south of Yangon, receive drinking water from local donors organised by Buddhist monks and led by local volunteers after almost all the lakes and ponds dried up in their community. Farmers in Myanmar suffer from a lack of accessible water as El Nino brings record high temperature and severe drought throughout the country. Ko Htwe, 37, and his family live in a hut next to a small pond which was usually full of water suitable for drinking. With the well now nearly dried up, his daughters walk through the fields to the donation trucks to carry back enough drinking water for his family of 8. The donated water is mainly used for drinking and preparing food. Photo Credit: Lauren DeCicca / Getty Images.

An indian villager woman carries cow dung cake from a dried water pond , in Bharha village, nearly 27 kms from Allahabad on May 7,2016. These days in terrible heat, People of karchhana village are suffering while deepening water crisis rate, villagers are forced to wander for drinking water. Shepherds are facing the bigger problem as they hardly get water for their cattles because of dried ponds and canals. Local villagers go more than 1 km to take bucket of drinking water. A staggering 330 million Indians, making up a quarter of the countrys population (or roughly the entire population of the United States), are currently reeling under the effects of a severe drought, resulting in an acute drinking water shortage and agricultural distress. Photo Credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Bags of rice sit stacked at a National Food Authority warehouse in Quezon City, Metro Manila, the Philippines on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Rice damage in the Philippines due to El Nino stands at 299,558 metric tons worth 4.68 billion pesos as of May 3, according to the Department of Agriculture. Photo credit: Taylor Weidman / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Crowds attend as the Dhaka north City Corporation (DNCC) formally handed over 82 food carts to trained vendors at a ceremony with a view to ensuring safe street food and improving public health on May 5, 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The carts were provided by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) as part of its ongoing 'Safe Food' program me. Photo Credit: Palash Khan / Getty Images.

A picture taken on May 6, 2016 shows Palestinian shepherds guarding a herd near the beach in Gaza City. Photo credit: AFP / MOHAMMED ABED / Getty Images.

Thousands of employees from a Chinese company participate in an event to taste Korean traditional ginseng chicken soup at a riverside park in Seoul on May 6, 2016. In recent years, Chinese firms have been sending thousands of employees to South Korea on incentive trips. The event was arranged by Seoul city government, along with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, and other related government agencies that have been promoting the export of Korean ginseng chicken soup. Photo credit: AFP / JUNG YEON-JE / Getty Images.

Cows graze in a field after being rescued from a collapsed barn on May 3, 2016 in Kumamoto, Japan. Since twin earthquakes jolted Kumamoto on April 14 and 16, over 1,200 aftershocks have hit the area. Six other cows were lost in the earthquake. Kumamoto prefecture calculated the amount of damage to agriculture, forestry and fisheries to be roughly 102 billion Yen ($957 million USD). Photo Credit: Taro Karibe / Getty Images.

A pakistani man throws food toward buffaloes in Lahore, May 06, 2016, Pakistan. Photo Credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Fruit is sold at the Mercado dos Lavradores market on May 7, 2016 in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Photo Credit: Octavio Passos / Getty Images.

1 comment:

  1. From now on, when deer nip off my tulip flowers and leave them lying beside the plant, I'll just remind myself that it is making the bulb grow larger and stronger.

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