Sunday, February 5, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos February 5, 2017

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


Mexican farm workers harvest celery in a field of Brawley, California, in the Imperial Valley, on January 31, 2017. Many of the farm workers expressed fears that they would not be able to continue working in the United States under the President Trump's administration. Photo credit: AFP / Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images.

A rooster, called an Ayam Cimani, bred for its all black appearance is held by its owner at a small backyard farm on February 3, 2017 on the outskirts of Jakarta, Indonesia. The chickens are completely black including their bones and meat and are often sold to be used in rituals. Photo credit: Ed Wray / Getty Images.

Employees work at a chicory factory in Marcoing, northern France, on February 2, 2017. Symbolic vegetable in northern France, the chicory experienced a drop in production, due to the hardness of the agricultural operations, but intends to reconquer the consumers, by focusing on its nutritive virtues and its unique bitterness. Photo credit: AFP / FRANCOIS LO PRESTI / Getty Images.

Plastic bottle used to collect juice from the wild date tree, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Colleting juice from wild date tree is very common in Bangladesh during winter season. Bangladeshi people love to drink date juice in the winter morning. Photo credit: Corbis News / Sk Hasan Ali / Getty Images.

A Pakistani farmer drives a tractor loaded with sugarcane on a street in Bhalwal in Sargodha District in the centre of the Punjab province on February 2, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / AAMIR QURESHI / Getty Images.

European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan addresses a press conference on the official launch of a public consultation on the future of the common agriculture policy at the European Commission in Brussels on February 2, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND / Getty Images.

Farmers from all over Greece arrived in Thessaloniki, outside of the international EXPO facilities, were Zootechnia agricultural trade fair takes place those days. Farmers arrived in the city center with busses but also with 40 tractors. They blocked the traffic downtown. After a few speeches they tried to get in the fair but riot police didn't allow them, so there were some fights. After breaking the entrance they entered in the fair, trying to cancel the official inauguration ceremony from the minister mr. Apostolou. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Farmers drive their tractors into the centre of Barcelona on January 28, 2017 during the second day of a two day protest organised by farmer's union 'UniĆ³ de Pagesos' that gathered some '379 tractors' across Catalonia in defense of 'the dignity' of small family farms and livestock farming and the recognition of the agricultural activity, organisers cliam. Photo credit: AFP / Josep Lago / Getty Images.

A participant dressed as an Hartza (bear) (C) parades with bellringers, known as 'Joaldunak' (in Basque language) with big cowbells hanging on their back during the ancient carnival of Ituren, in the northern Spanish Navarra province on January 30, 2017. The yearly three day festivities, revolving mainly around agriculture and principally sheep hearding, run on the last Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of January where Navarra Valley locals from two villages dress up and participate in a variety of activites as they perform a pilgrimage through each village. Photo credit: AFP / ANDER GILLENEA / Getty Images.


Burnt land and ash sit in front of grape vines destroyed by wildfires at Miguel Torres SA Vineyard in Constitucion, Chile, on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. About 260,000 hectares have been consumed by more than 100 separate fires, many of them in the wine valley of Colchagua and the rich forestry lands further south, according to the Forestry Agency, Conaf. Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile, has called the fires the worst forestry disaster in the country's history. Photo credit: Cristobal Olivares / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

Syrian vendor smokes at a fruit and vegetables stall in the capital Damascus on January 29, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / Louai Beshara / Getty Images.

Indian vendor weighs green chilles at a vegetable market in Chennai on Febuary 1, 2017. India is to halve the basic rate of income tax to five percent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on February 1 in his annual budget. Photo credit: AFP / ARUN SANKAR / Getty Images.

A street vendor sits with his dry-plumb fruits as he waits for customer to sale it on way side in the eastern Indian city Bhubaneswar, on January 31, 2017. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Kuwaitis pick strawberries at the Blue Lake farm in Al-Abdali, 130 kilometers north of Kuwait City on February 3, 2017. The farm in Abdali, encourages people to pick their own strawberries before buying them according to weight, in an attempt to encourage agricultural tourism. Photo credit: AFP / Yasser Al-Zayyat / Getty Images.

An employee makes Valentine's Day animal chocolates at a Hankyu Department Store on February 1, 2017 in Osaka, Japan. Department stores in Japan set up a special section for chocolates to accommodate the Japanese Valentine's Day culture, where women give chocolates to their partner, family, friends and colleagues on Valentine's Day. Photo credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe / Getty Images.

Kew Diplomatic Student Ailsa Kemp poses while completing an Orchid display in the Princess of Wales Conservatory at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on February 2, 2017 in London, England. The 'Orchids' festival runs from February 4, 2017 and features over 3600 different orchids from across the world. The display took the team of 45 volunteers and horticulturalists over 1600 hours to create. Photo credit: Getty Images / Dan Kitwood.

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