Sunday, July 17, 2016

Global Food and Agriculture Photos July 17, 2016


Traders stand next to a pen of goats and sheep at a livestock market on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The nation's growth slowed to 2.3 percent last year, compared to a world-beating expansion rate of more than 17 percent in 2011. Photo credit: Taylor Weidman / Bloomberg via Getty Images

A picture taken on July 12, 2016 shows a view of the flowering of lentil fields in Castelluccio in central Italys Umbria region on July 12,2016. Photo credit: TIZIANA FABI / AFP / Getty Images

Owners lead their bulls to the washdown area to clean them down at the Great Yorkshire Show on July 12, 2016 in Harrogate, England. The annual Great Yorkshire Show now in its 158th year is the UK's premier agricultural event and brings together agricultural displays, livestock events, farming demonstrations, food, dairy and produce stands as well as equestrian events to the thousands of visitors who attend the popular show over three days to celebrate the farming and agricultural community and their way of life. Photo credit: Ian Forsyth / Getty Images

Farmers at the Arial Beel in Munshiganj pile up stalks of water lilies to be sold at kitchen markets on July 14, 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Water lily stems, the national flower, is consumed as a vegetable. Photo credit: Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis via Getty Images

Leoni Beckmann, co-founder of the restaurant 'Restlos Gluecklich,' arrives on a bicycle with a new batch of groceries from a nearby organic foodstore during a media opportunity on July 11, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The new restaurant prepares dishes made solely from expired or blemished ingredients it receives from a local organic grocery food chain and that otherwise would not be sold. Its name means 'Completely Happy' though is also a play on words on the German word for 'remains'. Photo credit: Sean Gallup / Getty Images

A general view shows a sinkhole in Israel's abandoned tourist resort of Ein Gedi on the shore of the Dead Sea on July 11, 2016. Experts have warned that the Dead Sea, the lowest and saltiest body of water in the world, is on course to dry out by 2050, with the emergence of sinkholes forcing the closure of roads and beaches, as well as damaging agriculture. Photo credit: MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP / Getty Images

A Bahrain farmer sorts out dates at his farm on July 11, 2016, in the village of Bori, south of the capital Manama. Photo credit: MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP / Getty Images

KRASNODAR TERRITORY, RUSSIA - JULY 12, 2016: A harvester reaping wheat in a field of the Ilchenko farm enterprise in the Dinskoy District. Photo credit: Vitaly Timkiv \ TASS via Getty Images

KRASNODAR TERRITORY, RUSSIA - JULY 14, 2016: Trial fields of the Kuban State Agrarian University. Photo credit: Vitaly Timkiv \ TASS via Getty Images

Indian farmers work in a rice paddy field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on July 14, 2016. Photo credit: SAM PANTHAKY / AFP / Getty Images

Workers tend to a field on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea, on July 12, 2016. Photo credit: ED JONES / AFP / Getty Images

This combination of pictures created on July 14, 2016 shows the logo of German pharmaceutical giant Bayer (L, on May 23, 2016 in Leverkusen) and the Monsanto logo (on May 24, 2016 in Lillo near Antwerp). US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto is in talks with German chemicals giant BASF over a possible merger of their two agrochemicals divisions, Bloomberg News reported on July 14, 2016, quoting anonymous sources. Acquiring BASF's agriculture solutions unit is just one of several transactions Monsanto is exploring as an alternative to a takeover offer from German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Bayer. Photo credit: ROBERTO PFEIL, JOHN THYS / AFP / Getty Images

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