Sunday, September 20, 2015

Farm and Food Photos September 21, 2015

A shepherd walks with his sheeps near the village of Mavrothalassa, northern Greece, on September 17, 2015. Once part of Greece's tax-privileged classes, farmers are facing a radical income overhaul under the terms of a new EU bailout agreed by the leftist government of Alexis Tsipras before his resignation in August. Their income tax rate is to progressively double to 26 percent from 13 percent currently, their pension contributions will also rise, and a vital tax break on fuel will be scrapped. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / SAKIS MITROLIDIS / Getty Images.

Farmers Harvest Rice Ahead Another Round Of TPP Talks. Japanese rice farmer hang on the bundles of harvested rice on rack in a paddy field on September 20, 2015 in Sayo, Japan. Ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries will meet in late September in Atlanta as they look to conclude years of negotiations on creating one of the world's biggest free-trade zones. Photo credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images.

A breeder presents Limousin cattle during the 28th International Livestock Trade Fair (SPACE, Salon international des Productions Animales) outside Rennes, northwestern France, on September 15, 2015. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / JEAN FRANCOIS MONIER / Getty Images.

A worker places a logo on a grain combine at the Case New Holland Inc. factory in Curitiba, Brazil, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. Brazil's National Confederation of Industries (CNI) is scheduled to release the results for August for their monthly industrial confidence survey on Sept. 18. Photo credit: Paulo Fridman / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Mechanics work on a tractor during the inauguration of the Kubota Farm Machinery, a factory specialised in manufacturing tractors and which created 165 employments in Bierne, northern France, on September 16, 2015. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / Getty Images.
Cows eat in a trough which controls the quantity of food ingested by each animal, in the new Herbipole research centre for the mountain farming of INRA (National Institute of Agricultural Research), during its inauguration in Laqueuille on September 16, 2015. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / THIERRY ZOCCOLAN / Getty Images.

In this photograph taken on September 18, 2015, Afghan traders gather at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival on the outskirts of Jalalabad. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorates Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / Noorullah Shirzada / Getty Images.

A Sri Lankan farmer ploughs a field so it can be sowed in Piliyandala on the outskirts of Colombo on September 18, 2015. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO / LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI / Getty Images.

This picture taken on September 16, 2015 shows farmland after harvesting in Chongqing. Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers as China ranks first in worldwide farm output, primarily producing rice, wheat, potatoes, tomatoes, sorghum, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed and soybeans. Photo credit: STR / CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO / Getty Images.

'Buffer zone' along the Gaza-Israel border. An earth digger is seen at the 'buffer zone' along the Gaza-Israel border which is now permitted to farming after 15 years in Gaza City, Gaza on September 16, 2015. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

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