Sunday, January 1, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos January 1, 2017

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

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A vendor holds poultry at Kara livestock market, Ojodu, Ogun State, on December 30, 2016, a day ahead of New Year's Eve. People shop gifts for loved ones and livestock across the country to bid farewell the year that ends and celebrate the New Year. Photo credit: AFP / PIUS Utomi Ekpei / Getty Images.

A 75-year old breeder, Seydi Turan, carries a lamb as he herds sheep Sanliurfa, Turkey on December 29, 2016. Seydi Turan continues husbandry despite his advancing age. He and his wife take care of approximately 500 sheep night and day, in a tent which he set up with the help of his wife in Boztepe district of Sanli Urfa. Seydi Turan, spends most of his day with his sheep, wakes up before the sunrise to control and feed, takes special care of sick and motherless ones almost without resting. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

Beehives are located beside a mustard field on December 30, 2016 at Munshigonj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo credit: Sk Hasan Ali / Corbis News / Getty Images.

Kashmiri fishermen holding harpoons, covered under blankets, wait in their boats to catch fish in the partially frozen Anchar lake on December 28, 2016 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. A unique technique employed for fishermen in Kashmir to catch fish in Anchar lake in Kashmir is Tchay-e- gard shikar (shadow Fishing). In this technique the fisherman camouflage their presence by creating a safe refuge for the fish by forming refuge of reeds over them. While other create shock waves in the lake by beating the water, forcing them to take refuge under these covers on to be stricken by harpoons. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

A Kashmiri woman collects smoked fish over slow-burning grass on the outskirts of Srinagar on December 27, 2016. The smoked fish which is known locally as 'Fahre' is prepared by slowly smoking over grass, is one of the traditional foods in the Himalayan state, and is usually consumed as part of the Kashmiri winter cuisine. Photo credit: AFP / TAUSEEF Mustafa / Getty Images.

Kashmiri boatmen gather with their boats laden with vegetables ,in sub zero temperatures at the floating vegetable market in Dal Lake on December 26, 2016 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, India. The floating vegetable market, is active even in sub zero temperatures. Every morning Dal dwellers visit the market with their boats laden with vegetables that are later supplied to different parts of the city. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

A butcher stamps a book at a stall inside the Grand Central Market Hall in Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Hungarian retail sales rose at the slowest pace since the start of the year in October, casting doubt on cabinet projections that a fourth-quarter upswing will lift economic growth to the government's target. Photographer: Akos Stiller / Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Hany Mousa, 38, collects mandarins at a farm on December 27, 2016 in the Egyptian village of Abu Ghalib, in Cairo's northern Giza province. Photo credit: AFP / MOHAMED El-Shahed / Getty Images.

Elephants enjoying various types of fruits and Food during the feast celebrated to Elephants on the 13th Elephant Festival at Sauhara, Chitwan, Nepal on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Employees harvest Vinalopo grapes at a vineyard in Novelda, eastern Spain, on December 26, 2016. In a nearly century old tradition many Spaniards eat 12 Vinalopo grapes as midnight strikes on New Year's eve, lured by the promise of good luck to those who manage a grape and wish per chime. Photo credit: AFP / JAIME Reina / Getty Images.

Moscouvits are choosing champaigne wines from Italy during New Year eve shopping at the Auchan food store at Aviapark mall in Moscow, Russia, December, 31, 2016. Photo credit: Mikhail Svetlov / Getty Images.


Fireworks illuminates the sky during the New Year celebrations in San Francisco, CA, USA on January 01, 2017. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

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