Sunday, March 26, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos March 26, 2017

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

Sonny Perdue, U.S. secretary of agriculture nominee for President Donald Trump, arrives to a Senate Agriculture Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Perdue, the former governor of Georgia who would succeed Tom Vilsack who left January 13, would oversee about 100,000 employees and about $140 billion across various programs. Photo credit: Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

Cassava (Manihot esculenta), a woody shrub of the spurge family seen near the Khao Yai national park on March 18, 2017 in Khao Yai, Thailand. Cassava is the third-largest source of food carbohydrates in the tropics, after rice and maize. Photo credit: German Select / Isa Foltin / Getty Images.

Officers of Marine Fisheries and Food Security spraying disinfectant in the barn where the bird traders at Pramuka market in Jakarta On March 24, 2017. Spraying is done to anticipate the spread of bird flu outbreaks. Photo credit: Dasril Roszandi / NurPhoto / Getty Images.

General view of JBS Cold-Storage Plant one of 20 companies denounced as part of Carne Fraca operation on March 22, 2017 in Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazilian Federal Police launched a major operation in several Brazilian states with search and arrest warrants for directors of the country's main meat-producing companies, such as JBS and BRF. Thirty-three employees of the Ministry of Agriculture were removed from office for alleged involvement in a corruption scheme and receiving a bribe for allowing spoiled meat to circulate in Brazilian supermarkets. Photo credit: Latin Content Editorial / Brazil Photo Press / CON / Getty Images.

Linda Capilitan, a farmer, cleans an ampalaya or bitter gourd plant (a vegetable variety) at the FAO Climate-Smart Farmer Field School in Barangay Bagolibas, Municipality of Aleosan, Cotabato Province, March 21, 2017. The farmers were given assistance by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in partnership with the New Zealand Embassy on new farming techniques and also agricultural inputs of vegetable and rice seeds. Photo credit: AFP / JOSEPH AGCAOILI / Getty Images.

Aerial view of cows suffering from the drought grouped in fences to be fed by the governement, Oromia, Yabelo, Ethiopia on March 7, 2017. Photo credit: Corbis News / Eric Lafforgue / Art in All of Us / Getty Images.

An Indian man walks with his livestock along the dried bed of a shrinking lake on the outskirts of Chennai on March 21, 2017, ahead of World Water Day. World Water Day is marked annually on March 22 and aims to promote the conservation of water resources. Photo credit: AFP / ARUN SANKAR / Getty Images.

An Indian farmer takes out water in a mud pitcher from a temporary pond to irrigate his cucumber farms, on World Water Day, in the outskirts of Allahabad on March 22, 2017. One in four of the world's children will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 as a result of climate change, the UN has warned. Within two decades, 600 million children will be in regions enduring extreme water stress, with a great deal of competition for the available supply. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Workers at an assembly room of the Gomselmash agricultural machinery plant. Gomselmash is one of the largest manufacturers of harvesters and other agricultural machinery in the Customs Union. About 90% of its products are sold by Belarusian-Russian joint companies in Russia. Photo credit: TASS / Viktor Drachev / Getty Images.

Meat products cooled at Chelny-MPK, a new chicken meat processing unit launched by Agrosila Group, its production capacity 144 tonnes a day or 49,500 tonnes a year. Putting Chelny-MPK into operation will increase the output of Agrosila products and place the company among the top ten largest Russian poultry meat producers. Photo credit: TASS / Yegor Aleyev / Getty Images.

Finished peanut butter Barking Dog Beer Bones in the kitchen of Arbors of San Marino on March 21, 2017, in Westminster, Colorado. Mary Hertle founded Barking Dog Beer Bones in 2015. She uses spent grain from from local breweries to make dog treats and sells them online and at farmers markets. Photo credit: Denver Post / Seth McConnell / Getty Images.

Donut brand Dunkin' Donuts prepares for the opening of the first store in Amsterdam, on March 22, 2017. The Dunkin' Donuts store will open on March 23rd, seventeen years after the last brandstore closed in the Netherlands. Photo credit: AFP / ANP / Remko de Waal / Netherlands OUT / Getty Images.

People admire vintage tractors at the West of England Game Fair at the Bath and West Showground in Somerset. Photo credit: Ben Birchall / PA Images / Getty Images.

Head gardener for Alnwick Gardens Trevor Jones tends to the daffodils ahead of the castle's opening next week. Photo credit: PA Images / Owen Humphreys / Getty Images.

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