Sunday, March 5, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos March 5, 2017

This roundup of global food, farming, and agricultural photos appears every Sunday on Big Picture Agriculture. Note that this week there are two photo threads, as the other is focused on the latest new farm machinery.

People look at varieties of lettuce, leek, sunflower and vegetables on a stand dedicated to biodiversity on February 27, 2017 at the Agriculture Fair in Paris. Photo credit: AFP / Jacques DEMARTHON / Getty Images.

Burkinabe workers package cotton on March 3, 2017 in Boromo, central Burkina Faso, where cotton companies stopped using genetically modified cotton seeds from global seed giant Monsanto. Photo credit: AFP / ISSOUF SANOGO / Getty Images.

Paul Brute feeds lambs and ewes on Gwndwnwal Farm during lambing season on March 2, 2017 in Brecon, Wales. Gwndwnwal Farm is a family run livestock farm in Brecon, South East Wales. The Brute Family are expecting to lamb 600 ewes this season producing over 1000 young. The season generally starts late January and runs through until April. These are the first lambs of spring which began, meteorologically, on 1st March. Photo credit: Chris Jackson / Getty Images.

A photo taken on February 27, 2017 shows vineyards where the grapes for Teran wine are grown between the villages of Tomaj and Dutovlje, Slovenia. Photo credit: AFP / Jure MAKOVEC / Getty Images.

A farm worker in the Rooibos tea Skimmelberg farm grades and treats Rooibos Tea leaves before packaging on February 27, 2017 in the Clanwilliam district heavily affected by the current drought. Photo credit: AFP / MUJAHID SAFODIEN / Getty Images.

A vegetable trader waits for customer during a weekly market at Mohastangar, Bogra, Bangladesh. Photo credit: Corbis News / Sk Hasan Ali / Getty Images.

A farmer works in a tobacco plantation in San Juan y Martinez, Pinar del Rio province, on February 28, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / YAMIL Lage / Getty Images.

An Indian food vendor arranges corn on his stall at a market in Chennai on March 3, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / ARUN SANKAR / Getty Images.

A woman goat herder the UN aid relief camp at Bandadero village near Moyale, North Kenya. Last week, the Kenyan government declared the region a 'National Emergency' as the severe drought takes hold. United Nations Agencies (OCHA and World Food Program) with the Kenyan government are providing humanitarian relief and assistance in the badly-hit area near the Ethiopian border. Photo credit: Giles Clarke / Getty Images.

A woman collects grains left on the ground after a food distribution on March 4, 2017, in Ganyiel, Panyijiar county, in South Sudan. South Sudan was declared the site of the world's first famine in six years, affecting about 100,000 people. More than three years of conflict have disrupted farming, destroyed food stores and forced people to flee recurring attacks. Food shipments have been deliberately blocked and aid workers have been targeted. Photo credit: AFP / Albert Gonzalez Farran / Getty Images.

A shed for farm equipment on Pcr 906 collapsed and metal sheeting was tangled in trees after the tornado, on March 1, 2017 in Perryville, Missouri. At least one person was killed when the tornado crossed interstate 55. Photo credit: Jon Durr / Getty Images.

A picture taken at the Agriculture Fair in Paris on February 28, 2017 shows parokas, a vegetable which belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. Photo credit: AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / Getty Images.

A carpet of crocuses at the University of Leicester Botanic Garden. Photo credit: Joe Giddens / PA Images

Rows of daffodils are grown on a nursery near to Titchfield in Hampshire. Photo credit: Andrew Matthews / PA Images / Getty Images.