Sunday, September 18, 2016

Farm and Food Photos September 18, 2016

This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture.


Judges measure a giant leek in the vegetable competitions on the first day of the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground, in Harrogate, northern England, on September 16, 2016. The show is set to run from September 16-18. Photo credit: AFP / OLI Scarff / Getty Images.


Members of the public admire vegetables on display on the first day of the Harrogate Autumn Flower Show held at the Great Yorkshire Showground, in Harrogate, northern England, on September 16, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / OLI Scarff / Getty Images.


Members of the Majawa family walk to their church in the village of Mulele, which lies in one of the areas most affected by drought, on September 11, 2016 in Zomba, Malawi. The drought has hurt the Majawa's harvest of maize and sunflowers, and without food aid his family would starve. Drought associated with the El Nino weather pattern has created famine throughout Southern Africa with over 60 million people dependent on food aid. Photo credit: Andrew Renneisen / Getty Images.


A Pakistani man loads the goats into a car at a livestock market, set up for the Muslim sacrificial festival 'Eid al-Adha' in Islamabad, Pakistan on September 12, 2016. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.


Competitors prepare to take part in the European Horse Ploughing Class on the final day of the the 63rd World Ploughing Contest at Crockley Hill, near York, northern England, on September 11, 2016. The World Ploughing Contest comprises of competitors from 29 countries, from as far afield as the USA, Kenya, Australia and New Zealand each vying for the title of World Champion in either the Conventional or Reversible class of plough. Photo credit: AFP / OLI Scarff / Getty Images.


Members of the public watch as enthusiasts provide a display of steam ploughing on the final day of the the 63rd World Ploughing Contest at Crockley Hill, near York, northern England, on September 11, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / OLI Scarff / Getty Images.


Stephen Crabb MP at the National Farmers Union (NFU) took machinery, produce, farmers and staff to Westminster to encourage Members of Parliament to back British farming, post Brexit on 14th September 2016 in London, United Kingdom. MPs were encouraged to sign the NFUs pledge and wear a British wheat and wool pin badge to show their support. Photo credit: Mike Kemp / Getty Images.


The logo of German pharmaceuticals and chemicals giant Bayer stands over Bayer corporate offices on September 14, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The company confirmed earlier today that it has sealed the deal to buy Monsanto for USD 66 billion. Photo credit: Sean Gallup / Getty Images.


A person visits an organic vegetable garden in the city of L'Isle d'Espagnac on September 16, 2016. The implementation of the 'Ecophyto Plan ' will start from January 1, 2017, after a law was voted in January 2014 by the French Parliamemt aimed at banning the use of chemical pesticides by French local authorities and public institutions on the roads and green spaces. Photo credit: AFP / Yohan BONNET / Getty Images.


Lucy Watson from 'Made In Chelsea' protests against South Korea's cruel factory farming of dogs on September 12, 2016 in London, United Kingdom. Photo credit: Ben Pruchnie / Getty Images.


Picture taken on September 8, 2016 shows a plantation of cauliflower in El Aguacate village in the Concepcion Chiquirichapa municipality, Quetzaltenango department 214 km west of Guatemala City. Indigenous communities perform different actions in the west of the country to adapt to the adverse effects of climate change. Photo credit: AFP / JOHAN Ordonez / Getty Images.


Meat products hang at the market regional products held on 11 September 2016 in the Myslecinek park in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Regional music is played while farmers sell regionally made cheese, honey, meat, fur and other products. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


Tunisian women pick grapes at in a vineyard in the wine-producing region of Grombalia, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the capital Tunis, on September 16, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / FETHI Belaid / Getty Images.


Indian farmers and activists celebrate as Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee delivers new ownership documents to farmers who had previously owned land in the area during a function near a Tata Nano Plant in Singur around 40km north of Kolkata on September 14, 2016. After a prolonged legal battle the Supreme Court of India on August 31 ruled against the acquisition of farmland for Tata Motors to set up a manufacturing plant in Singur, and directed that 997 acres to be returned to the farmers within 12 weeks. Photo credit: AFP / Dibyangshu SARKAR / Getty Images.


A village living farmer applies fertilizers into his agricultural paddy field outskirts of eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar on Sunday, 11 September 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


Kashmiri farmers cut and collect rice straws into bundles in a rice field on the outskirts of Srinagar on September 11,2016. Agriculture and horticulture are the main sources of income for Kashmiris ahead of tourism, once the second major source of income. The unrest in India-administered Kashmir shows few signs of abating, with residents continuing to take to the streets, while schools and most businesses remain closed, hitting the region's economy hard. Eighty civilians have been killed and thousands injured in the worst violence to hit the Muslim-majority territory since 2010. Photo credit: Tauseef Mustafa / Getty Images.


A canola field as seen along the Mid-Western Highway on September 15, 2016 in Cowra, Australia. A near-perfect growing season is predicted across southern Australia, which would yield a 46.1 million tonne crop of wheat, barley, canola and pulses such as lentils, chickpeas and mungbeans. However recent heavy rains could jeopardise a record crop. Photo credit: Lisa Maree Williams / Getty Images.


MAHARJAN, 65 years old, arranging maize for dry up in the sun at Bungamati, Lalitpur, Nepal on Saturday, September 17, 2016. After dry up MAHARJAN uses it to make maize roti, maize fry, etc. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


The gardener daily maintenance at Lavender manor in Shenyang, China on September 17, 2016. Manor with 'love, romance, the most beautiful land' as the theme, covers an area of more than 5,000 acres, of which the core area is 1,600 acres. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

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