Sunday, May 1, 2016

Global Food and Agriculture Photos for the Week May 2, 2016


The Cresent Ridge wind farm, managed by Vestas Wind Systems A/S, stands as a John Deere & Co. tractor pulls a Kinze Corp. planter during corn planting in a field in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is scheduled to release a monthly report on farm prices on April 29. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Farmer David Hartnoll collects asparagus that has been picked in a field at Broadlands Farm near Braunton on April 27, 2016 in Devon, England. Generally a spring vegetable, the growing of asparagus has become more and more popular on UK farms as farmers look to diversify and take advantage of the British consumer's ever changing and more sophisticated palate. Photo Credit: Matt Cardy / Getty Images.

A sign sits on the exterior of UF De Schilde's urban farm rooftop greenhouse in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The urban farm is located in a former Royal Philips NV factory, designed by the grandfather of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, and houses the largest commercial city facility for food production in Europe. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

An employee inspects aubergine plants growing inside a rooftop greenhouse at urban farm UF De Schilde in The Hague, Netherlands, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Nepalese man harvester winnows paddy at a field during the beginning of the wheat harvest season in the Ramkot village, on the outskirt of Kathmandu, Nepal, April 26, 2016. Photo Credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

A picture shows a taro field on April 30, 2016 in La Foa, on the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia. Photo credit: AFP / Theo Rouby / Getty Images.

This photo taken on April 29, 2016 shows harvested fruit from oil palm trees waiting to be collected at Suka Dame village in Deliserdang, Indonesia's North Sumatra province. Indonesia is pushing to ban new palm oil operations after last year's haze-belching forest fires were partly blamed on the industry's expansion, but producers are warning the move could hit the economy and green groups are sceptical. Photo credit: AFP / Kharisma Tarigan / Getty Images.

A woman checks an egg as the Ethiopian Orthodox Christians arrive at Sholla livestock market to shopping during the Holy Saturday ahead the Easter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on April 30, 2016. Ethiopian Orthodoxes, who has been fasting without eating any food of animal origin last 55 days, buy bovines, sheep and goats ahead of the Easter will be celebrated on tomorrow. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

Piglets crowd a stall at the H.C. Daniels hog farm in Drahnsdorf on April 28, 2016 near Golssen, Germany. German hog farmers are exporting pork meat successfully to Great Britain and undercutting British farmers, in large part because British regulations on how pigs may be raised are stricter than in Germany, meaning British pork is more expensive. Supporters of Great Britain's departure from the European Union, or Brexit, cite cheap imports of pork as one example of why Britain should leave the EU. EU membership means Great Britain cannot impose tariffs on German pork. Photo Credit: Carsten Koall / Getty Images.

An Indian farmer spreads maize husks to dry in a field in Morigaon district, some 70kms east of Guwahati on April 30, 2016. Maize is India's third most important cash crop after wheat and rice. Photo credit: AFP / Biju BORO / Getty Images.

TATARSTAN, RUSSIA. APRIL 26, 2016. Harrowing a field of the Nurkeyevo farming company, a part of Agrosila Group, in the Tukayevsky District. Photo credit: Yegor Aleyev / TASS / Getty Images.

An Indian farmer walks with his cattle at Chandampet Mandal in Nalgonda east of Hyderabad on April 25, 2016, in the southern Indian state of Telangana. Some 330 million people are suffering from drought in India, the government has said, as the country reels from severe water shortages and desperately poor farmers suffer crop losses. Photo credit: AFP / Noah Seelam / Getty Images.

Palestinian farmers collect wheats during the wheat harvest under the Israeli intervention risk as Israeli blockade continues, in Khan Yunis, Gaza on April 25, 2016. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

A farmer loads wheat crops onto a tractor trailer during wheat harvest in a village outside of Islamabad, Pakistan on April 28, 2016. Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

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