Sunday, February 26, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos February 26, 2017

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

A picture taken on February 22, 2017 in Bourriot-Bergonce, western France, shows ducks confined at a farm before being slaughtered to contain an outbreak of a virulent strain of bird flu sweeping Europe. The French government on Febraury 21, 2017 ordered the slaughter of 360,000 ducks in a bird flu-hit southwest region at the forefront of the foie gras industry. Photo credit: AFP / GEORGES GOBET / Getty Images.

Jonah Gleason pulls up a crate of oysters at the Hollywood Oyster Company in Hollywood, Maryland on February 21, 2017. The Maryland oyster industry is worth over 15 million, and oysters are among the most valuable fisheries in the Chesapeake Bay, along with blue crab, striped bass, and Atlantic menhaden. Photo credit: AFP / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / Getty Images.

Cachuma Lake, now at 30% capacity, is seen in this view looking toward the dam on February 18, 2017, in Cachuma Lake, California. Following a five-year drought, Santa Barbara County's principal source of drinking water, Cachuma Lake, is rapidly filling up due to the recent heavy storms that have hit the Central Coast of California. Photo credit: George Rose / Getty Images.

A sign advertising Indian electronic and cellpohne-based payment system PAYTM hangs at a roadside vegetable stall in Mumbai on February 25, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / PUNIT PARANJPE / Getty Images.

A man inside of a combine harvester cleans the window at the Salon de l'Agriculture (Agriculture Fair) on February 24, 2017, in Paris. Nearly 4,000 livestocks will be present at porte de Versailles during all the week of the Salon de l'Agriculture (Agriculture Fair) that will start on February 25, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / JOEL Saget / Getty Images.

This picture taken on February 21, 2017, shows cannabis plants in the basement of The Cannabis Company in Amsterdam. Members of the Second Chamber have approved the wietwet (marijuana law), which tolerated the cultivation of cannabis. The legislative proposal must put an end to the practice whereby cannabis is allowed to be sold in a coffee shop, but not grown or supplied. Photo credit: AFP / ANP / Evert Elzinga / Getty Images.

A Bangladeshi farmer carries green tobacco leaf after collects it from the field at Manikganj, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The cultivation of tobacco is rising in Bangladesh due to lack of awareness. The cultivation of tobacco puts bad impact on the soil fertility. Different tobacco companies in Bangladesh gives profitable offers to the farmers, now these days there are some farmers who became aware about the bad impact of tobacco cultivation. Photo credit: Corbis News / Sk Hasan Ali / Getty Images.

A woman is seen as she stuffs a slaughtered goat in a paper bag, at Marsabit county in Nairobi, Kenya on February 23, 2017. The woman had sold an almost same goat to the government minutes before, the Kenyan government has decided to buy animals affected by drought from pastoralists and using the meat to feed hundreds of thousands of people. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

The remains of dozens of cows and donkeys are seen in the rural area of Quixeramobim, in Ceara State, on February 8, 2017, during the worst drought in a century in the Brazilian Northeast. Photo credit: AFP / EVARISTO Sa / Getty Images.

A general view of a fruit and veg stall in Athens Green Market on February 20, 2017 in Athens Greece. The Greek government is under renewed international pressure to limit spending and agree with lenders on new austerity measures and reforms. Photo credit: Milos Bicanski / Getty Images.

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