Monday, September 3, 2018

Global Food and Agriculture Photos September 3, 2018

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

U.S.A.
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Sukup Manufacturing Co. grain bins stand on display during the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. The show, sponsored by Farm Progress Co. and owned by Penton Media, is billed as the largest outdoor farm show in the U.S. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg / Getty Images.
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A representative adjusts a Deere & Co. John Deere planter on display at the Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg / Getty Images.
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Animal rights activists from the 'Anonymous for the Voiceless' group protest against the farming of animals for food in Hollywood, California, on September 2, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / MARK RALSTON / Getty Images.

E.U.
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Farmer Pip Simpson uses his sheepdogs to collect store lambs to be sold at auction from his farm in Troutbeck village in the Lake District National Park, near the town of Ambleside, northern England on August 30, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / OLI SCARFF / Getty Images.
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Visitors stand in front of pumpkins the day before the official opening of the pumpkin exhibition in the Blooming Baroque Ludwigsburg. The world's largest pumpkin exhibition transforms the park landscape into a forest. More than 450,000 pumpkins are used to create animal sculptures and forest scenes. Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Ludwigsburg, Germany. Photo credit: Sebastian Gollnow / dpa / Getty Images.
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Workers of the fish farming company Isidro 1952 use nets to collect sea bream at the sea farm in Lorbe, northwestern Spain, on August 29, 2018. - The farm produces some 200 tons of sea bream per year. Photo credit: AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA / Getty Images.
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The Bayer Pharma AG building stands on August 29, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Only two months after Bayer AG's $66 billion (56 billion EUR) purchase of Monsanto Co., the German company is facing a legal battle over the American company's Roundup weedkiller - accused of causing cancer due to its chief chemical, glyphosate - a lawsuit with potential losses great enough to knock over $11 billion off the German conglomerate's value. Photo credit: Adam Berry / Getty Images.
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Members of French farmers union La Confederation Paysanne share a lunch as they occupate fields belonging to Chinese farmers, during a demonstration against 'land grabbing' by Chinese investors, in Murs, near Chatillon-sur-Indre on August 29, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / GUILLAUME SOUVANT / Getty Images.
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The Polish harvest helpers Marcin Loboda (L-R) and Kamil Palej pick at Boddinobst GmbH & Co. KG Elstar apples. Harvest started a good two weeks earlier than usual. Fruit growers can expect a yield of around 37,000 tonnes, which is in line with the average over the past ten years. Photo credit: Bernd W├╝stneck / dpa / Getty Images.

JAPAN
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Rice is harvested with a Kubota Corp. combine harvester as an egret flies in a paddy field in Tohnosho, Chiba prefecture, Japan, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Japan's agriculture ministry seeks to raise the budget for the year 2019 beginning in April to 2.73 trillion yen ($24.6 billion) from 2.3 trillion yen a year earlier, the ministry said in a statement on Aug. 31. Photo credit: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

TAJIKISTAN
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A man harvesting grapes in the village of Yangibog. Photo credit: Nozim Kalandarov / TASS / Getty Images.

THAILAND
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Farmers plant paddy in a rice field in Nakhon Sawan province, north of Bangkok on September 2, 2018. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

SOUTH AFRICA
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The auctioneer raises his gavel to close a final bid during the 13th annual Stud Game Breeders auction at Zebula Country Club in Bela Bela, South Africa, on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. Even as South African President Cyril Ramaphosas July announcement that the ruling party will push ahead with plans to expropriate land without compensation pushes down the rand and damages investor sentiment, he sold $1.3 million worth of animals from his expansive game and cattle operations. Photo credit: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

TURKEY
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Combine harvester works at a corn field during the summer season in Diyarbakir, Turkey on August 30, 2018. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.
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A drone photo show combine harvester works through a corn field during the summer season in Diyarbakir, Turkey on August 30, 2018. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

RUSSIA
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Harvesting grapes in a vineyard of the Massandra winery. Photo credit: Sergei Malgavko / TASS / Getty Images.
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A worker uses a forklift truck to transport crates of harvested apples into refrigerated storage on a farm operated by Yuzhnye Zemli OOO, part of AFG National Group, in Merchanskoye village, near Krymsk, Russia, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Russia is the worlds largest apple importer because local varieties spoil faster than those grown in Europe or China and shoppers often prefer the taste of imported fruit. Photo credit: Andrey Rudakov / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

EGYPT
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An Egyptian farmer conditions mangos in the village Al Qata, Giza Governorate, on August 27, 2018. Photo credit: AFP / MOHAMED EL-SHAHED / Getty Images.

AND FROM THE BOULDER BUBBLE:
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Andrew Bleichrodt, on the ladder, and Justin Stewart, right, with Swinterton Builders, put the finishing touches on an array of climbing ropes of all colors that are artfully displayed inside the new Amazon offices located at 1900 15th street on August 29, 2018, in Boulder, Colorado. Amazon is making a big real estate move in Colorado and its not coming in the form of a giant warehouse this time. An so far undisclosed number of engineers will be moving into the new offices in downtown Boulder. Photo credit: Denver Post / Helen H. Richardson / Getty Images.