Sunday, August 2, 2015

Farm and Food Photos August 3, 2015

Wagyu Farm As Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Ministrial Meeting Concludes. Tajima Wagyu beef cows stand in a barn at a cattle farm in Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, on Saturday, August 1, 2015. High-level negotiations in Hawaii on a trade agreement in the Pacific Rim wrapped up without a final deal as disagreements over dairy and vehicle policies trumped progress in other areas. The dialogue may resume within weeks. Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Bloomberg via Getty Images.
A combine harvester manufactured by Claas KGaA operates as tobak winter wheat is harvested at a farm in Bad Homburg, Germany, on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Wheat harvest forecasts for Germany, Europe's 2nd-biggest grower, are predicted to fall 15 percent this year. Photographer: Martin Leissl / Bloomberg via Getty Images.
French Agriculture Minister and Government Spokesperson Stephane Le Foll (C) visits an olive grove on July 29, 2015, in Bonifacio, on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, one week after a plant infected with the Xylella Fastidiosa bacteria was discovered on the French island. Le Foll on July 29 announced a reinforcement in measures to fight against the bacteria, which has devastated hundreds of thousands of hectares of olive groves in Italy. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA / Getty Images.
US President Barack Obama (L) talks with workers as they pack boxes of foods during a tour of Faffa Food, which produces low-cost and high-protein foods, in Addis Ababa, on July 28, 2015. Feed the Future, Obama's global hunger and food security initiative, invests in agriculture to spur economic growth and reduce poverty and hunger. Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union today, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB / Getty Images.
A worker watches as a Claas KGaA combine harvester drops wheat grain into a waiting OAO Kamaz truck during the summer harvest at the OAO Krasny Vostok Agro agricultural enterprise near Bolshiye Achasary village in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Russia will ship more wheat overseas this season than anytime in history, helped by a surge in exports in May and June, according to ZAO Rusagrotrans, which transports grain by rail. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images