Sunday, July 8, 2018

Global Food and Agriculture Photos July 8, 2018

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

U.S.A.
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A farmer directs a cow towards a pasture at the Smilaire Registered Holsteins farm, a dairy supplier to Sartori Co. cheese, in Waldo, Wisconsin, U.S., on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Dairy has also become an issue in Mexico, the largest market for U.S. dairy, and farm groups have warned that a 25 percent tariff on cheese will curb American exports. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg / Getty Images.
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A worker places Black Pepper BellaVitano cheese wheels on a rack at the Sartori Co. production facility in Plymouth, Wisconsin, U.S., on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

BRAZIL
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On July 3, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the trade in transgenic foods can only be made on products that have a yellow triangular symbol marked "T" on the packaging, indicating that the product contains genetically modified foods. Currently there is a movement of the agribusiness segment that tries to modify the law so that the transgenic foods do not receive the marking anymore. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

E.U.
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An aerial photograph shows a field on the banks of Ammersee lake, in which farmers Corinne and Uli Ernst and a 20-strong team have created a maze with the outline of Bavaria. This year sees the 100th anniversary of the free state and the 200th anniversary of the Bavarian constitution. The blue diamond area is planted with cornflowers and blue flax, the rivers are scattered with coloured woodchips. Photo credit: Peter Kneffel / dpa picture alliance / Getty Images.
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A car drives through a sunflower field in bloom in Germany. July 4, 2018. Photo credit: Armin Weigel / dpa picture alliance / Getty Images.
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A tractor pulling empty wagons waits to load up with triticale, a hybrid grain of wheat and rye, during a harvest of winter grains on a field in Brandenburg state on July 6, 2018 near Loewenberg, Germany. Northern and eastern Germany have been hit hard by a long stretch of dry, hot weather that is impacting outputs, with losses around Loewenberg to reach 50%, according to a local farmer. 'Last year it was too wet, this year it's too dry. What can you do,' he said. Photo credit: Sean Gallup / Getty Images.
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Meat is proceeded at the AIM (Abattoirs industriels de la Manche) slaughterhouse in Sainte-C├ęcile, northwestern France, on July 5, 2018, two days before their last day of work on July 7. - The 237 employees of the AIM Group slaughterhouse in Normandy, who were counting on a takeover of their company by five Breton breeders, saw July 4, 2018 their hopes shattered after the withdrawal at the last minute of the only offer of redemption. Photo credit: AFP / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU / Getty Images.
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Jouko Siikonen, farmer, holds a package of harvested frozen crickets ready for sale from the Siikonen family farm in Forssa, Finland, on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. On their 500-year-old homestead in southern Finland, Kirsi and Jouko Siikonen have turned from raising pigs to farming six-legged creatures that could help resolve the worlds looming food crisis. Photo credit: Roni Rekomaa / Bloomberg / Getty Images.
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Acres of delphiniums and cornflowers in bloom on the Wyke Manor Estate in Worcestershire on 3rd July 2018 in Wick, near Pershore, United Kingdom. The Confetti Flower Field is a spectacular sight, and is run by the Real Flower Petal Confetti Company, the UKs original wedding petal grower who grow natural, biodegradable wedding confetti. The Wyke Manor Estate in Worcestershire is alive with colour each summer with Delphinium and wildflowers. The Confetti Flower Field is open to the public for a short time each summer so visitors can come and enjoy the amazing colours. Photo credit: Mike Kemp / Getty Images.
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Beekeeper Tina Heinz holding a honeycomb in the garden of the Lower Saxony Agriculture Ministry. Photo credit: Holger Hollemann / dpa picture alliance / Getty Images.

INDONESIA
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An Indonesian policeman destroys marijuana plants during an attack on a marijuana plantation in North Aceh on July 6, 2018, Aceh, Indonesia. The Indonesian National Narcotics Agency (BNN) and the Indonesian police destroyed 10.5 hectares of marijuana plantations estimated at 70 tons of wet marijuana destroyed on site by burning. Aceh is the largest illegal marijuana producing province in Indonesia, spreading to Southeast Asia. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

TURKEY
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A woman is seen among the dried peppers, squashes and eggplants in Aydin, Turkey on July 06, 2018. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

IRAQ
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An Iraqi man uses a shovel on a dry field in an area affected by drought in the Mishkhab region, central Iraq, some twenty-five kilometres from Najaf, on July 2, 2018. - Facing an unusually harsh drought, the agriculture ministry last month suspended the cultivation of rice, corn and other cereals, which need large quantities of water. The decision has slashed the income of amber rice farmers, who usually earn between 300,000 and 500,000 dinars ($240 to $400) a year per dunum (quarter-acre, 0.6 hectares) of land. Photo credit: AFP / HAIDAR HAMDANI / Getty Images.

INDIA
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An Indian farmer works in a fields on the outskirts of Jalandhar on July 7, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / SHAMMI MEHRA / Getty Images.

FROM THE BOULDER BUBBLE - IT'S BEEN HOT!!
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Amelia Tai, 6, of Boulder, crosses a rock path near the Boulder Creek path on July 3, 2018 in Boulder, Colorado. Weather in the area was in the low 90s. Photo credit: Denver Post / RJ Sangosti / Getty Images.