Sunday, December 11, 2016

Global Food and Agriculture Photos December 11, 2016

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


A selection of crisps and snacks are seen on a newsagent shelf on December 8, 2016 in London, England. The Committee on Advertising Practice has announced a ban on online advertisements for food and drinks with a high fat, salt or sugar content. Photo credit: Leon Neal / Getty Images.


A cat walks past cannabis drying on a rooftop of a house the village of Yammouneh, located in the Bekaa Valley northeast of Beirut, on December 9, 2016. Large scale cannabis cultivation began in the 1920s to replace Lebanons failing silk industry and soon flourished into one of its most valuable exports. Photo credit: AFP / PATRICK BAZ / Getty Images.


A farmer collecting ripped paddy trees after cutting it before transport it to his home as metrology department of India alerts rainfall in between couple of days as a cyclonic storm going to landed in eastern India. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.


Indian labourers load sacks of peas into a truck at a wholesale vegetable market on the outskirts of Amritsar on December 5, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / NARINDER Nanu / Getty Images.


A farmer removes weeds among a crop of mustard in flower on December 9, 2016 at Manikganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mustard seed is used as a spice and the seeds can also be pressed to make oil. Photo credit: x / Getty Images. Photo credit: Corbis News / Sk Hasan Ali / Getty Images.


Farm workers harvest red amaranth inter-cropped with maize on December 9, 2016 at Manikganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Red amaranth is usually harvested within 40 days after seeding, so it doesn’t affect the production of maize. The farmers can earn more money by using the inter-cropping technique and now this days it’s become popular in Bangladesh. Photo credit: Corbis News / Sk Hasan Ali / Getty Images.


A gingerbread stall holder attends to her edible goods at a festive market on Maria-Theresien-Platz square in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. The Viennese Christmas market in front of City Hall runs from Nov. 12 to Dec. 24. Photo credit: Lisi Niesner / Bloomberg via Getty Images.


People shop at a green market in central Athens on December 9, 2016. The Greek Seamen Federation (PNO) decided to extend its strike until December 11, 2016. All kinds of ferries and ships have been docked at the ports since December 2, leading to shortages on the islands and driving farmers in outrage as they cannot send their agriculture and food products to the mainland or abroad. Photo credit: AFP / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI / Getty Images.


Wolf hunting in Belarus; Hunting wolves in Pripyatsky National Park. Photo credit: Viktor Drachev / TASS / Getty Images.


People speak with farmers before buying ducks and foie gras during the traditional poultry fair in Samatan, southern France, on December 5, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / PASCAL PAVANI / Getty Images.


Sausages are pictired at an hypermarket store of French retail giant Carrefour, in Villeneuve-la-garenne, near Paris, on December 7, 2016. Photo credit: AFP / THOMAS Samson / Getty Images.


A woman stands next to poultries in the market in Samatan, southwestern France on December 5, 2016. An outbreak of avian influenza H5N8, 'highly pathogenic' for birds but 'harmless to humans', was detected in a duck farm in the Tarn commune of Almayrac, announced on December 2, 2016 the Ministry of Agriculture. Photo credit: AFP / PASCAL PAVANI / Getty Images.


Staff dishes out samples of butternut squash for students at Columbine Elementary to try as part of the program where local farmers bring in their produce to be eaten by school kids, December 05, 2016. Photo credit: Denver Post / RJ Sangosti / Getty Images.


Stephanie Gaines, a student at Johnson & Wales, take part in a gingerbread building competition to be displayed in the lobby of The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, December 08, 2016. The student are building an iconic downtown Denver out of 15 pounds of gingerbread dough, gallons of icing and a mountain of candy d├ęcor. Gaines works on putting the top on Daniels & Fisher Tower. Photo credit: Denver Post / RJ Sangosti / Getty Images.