Sunday, January 8, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos January 8, 2017

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


Different kinds of vegetables put on display during the National Vegetables fair 2017 at the Department of Agricultural Extension in Khamarbari Dhaka, Bangladesh. The vegetable fair organized by Department of Agricultural Extension. Three days long fair. Photo credit: Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis News / Getty Images.

Munia, Different kinds of vegetables put on display during the National Vegetables fair 2017 at the Department of Agricultural Extension in Khamarbari Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo credit: Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis News / Getty Images.

Bangladeshi visitors visit three day long National Vegetables fair 2017 at the Department of Agricultural Extension in Khamarbari, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo credit: Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis News / Getty Images.

A Cow and plow are usually used to cultivate manually in Bangladesh. The use of this tractor machine makes it easy to cultivate. In a short time, much land is cultivated by using the tractor machine. Photo credit: Mohammad Asad / Corbis News / Getty Images.

Indian nilgai, the largest of the Asian antelopes also known as blue bulls, are seen in a mustard field in Jhunsi village on the outskirts of Allahabad on January 7, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / SANJAY Kanojia / Getty Images.

This picture taken on January 6, 2017 shows the vineyard of 'Domaine Bonneau du Martray' in the Bourgogne region near Pernand-Vergelesses, eastern France. In the absence of heirs, the owners of a prestigious wine estate in Burgundy contacted ten potential buyers on the planet. And it is an American billionaire, owner of the Arsenal football club, who spent a fortune on 11 hectares of great wines. Photo credit: AFP / PHILIPPE DESMAZES / Getty Images.

Ducks stand in a livestock farm in Bars, southwestern France, on December 5, 2017. Authorities in south-west France began a cull of hundreds of thousands of ducks January 5 as authorities scramble to contain an outbreak of a virulent strain of bird flu sweeping Europe. The farm birds in France's foie gras heartland are to be slaughtered to stem the spread of an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 virus. Photo credit: AFP / Remy GABALDA / Getty Images.

A truck with birds is pictured on the site of duck farmer Sebastien Pujos in Belloc-Saint-Clamens, southwestern France, on January 6, 2017, during the first wave of a mass bird slaughter after the detection of bird flu. Authorities in southwest France began a cull of hundreds of thousands of ducks January 5 as the government scrambles to contain an outbreak of a virulent strain of bird flu sweeping Europe. The farm birds in France's foie gras heartland are to be slaughtered to stem the spread of an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 virus. Photo credit: AFP / REMY GABALDA / Getty Images.

Tunisian workers collect oranges at a farm on January 3, 2017, in Menzel Bou Zelfa in the northeastern region of Nabul. Due to a record production of oranges this year thousands of the citrus fruits will be wasted due to the small local market and the lack of logistics in Tunisia to export them outside its borders. Photo credit: AFP / FETHI Belaid / Getty Images.

A trader, left, hands a customer there purchases at a fruit and vegetable stall at Albert Cuyp street market in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. Photo credit: Jasper Juinen / Bloomberg / Getty Images.


The Colorado State University wool judging team get hands on during the Wool Judging competition January 5, 2017 at the Stock Show grounds. The judges explain the fine art of judging wool. Vendors were also in full swing to the their booths ready for the National Western Stock Show & Rodeo which opens up over the weekend on Saturday the 7th. Photo credit: Denver Post / John Leyba / Getty Images.

Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, poses with a 212-kilogram bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on January 5, 2017. Japan's self-styled 'Tuna King' has done it again -- paying more than 600,000 USD for a single fish. Sushi entrepreneur Kiyoshi Kimura paid top price at the first auction of the new year at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, bagging a prized bluefin tuna for an eye-watering 74.2 million yen (636,000 USD). Photo credit: AFP / Behrouz MEHRI / Getty Images.

Pakistani customers look at the spicy liced fish at a shop following a significiant increase in the demand of fish due to a long-awaited winter rain and snowfall in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on January 5, 2017. Fishes were brought from the Arabian Sea and other parts of the country by trucks at Fish Market. As one of the most important lines of work, fishery, playing an important role on national economy, provides employment for about 300,000 fishermen directly. In addition, another 400,000 people are employed in ancillary industries. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

A couple sells lychees and pineapples near the church of Notre-Dame-des-Laves near Saint-Rose on the RĂ©union island. Sainte-Rose. La RĂ©union. France. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

People enjoy a snowy hike at Chautauqua Park in Boulder, January 04, 2017. Cold temperatures and snow have moved into the metro area. Photo credit: Denver Post / RJ Sangosti / Getty Images.

Note that this final photo was taken less than 2 miles from where I live. It is true that it turned extremely cold and snowy here this week. Greetings from Colorado this week of January 8, 2017! I hope your New Year is kicking off well.--Kay

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