Sunday, May 28, 2017

Global Food and Agriculture Photos May 28, 2017

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


Standing water sits on top of a flooded agricultural field near Earlville, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday May 25, 2017. In the past 30 days, about 40 percent of the Midwest got twice the amount of normal rainfall, with soils saturated from Arkansas to Ohio, according to MDA Weather Services. While spring showers usually benefit crops, the precipitation has come fast enough to flood some corn and rice fields and trigger quality concerns about maturing wheat. Photo credit: Daniel Acker / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

This picture taken on May 24, 2017 shows a woman selling jackfruits on a highway in the suburds of Hanoi. Photo credit: AFP / HOANG DINH NAM / Getty Images.

This photo taken on May 23, 2017 shows Chinese villagers using an agricultural drone to spray pesticide on crops in a village in Poyang, central China's Jiangxi province. Photo credit: AFP / STR / China OUT / Getty Images.

Indian farmers sell taati munjalu, or toddy palm fruit, at the roadside on the outskirts of Hyderabad on May 24, 2017. A popular summer fruit from the coconut palm tree, toddy fruit is prized for its sweet, tender flesh and refreshing water. Photo credit: AFP / NOAH SEELAM / Getty Images.

An Indian labourer unloads a basket of freshly harvested pineapples from an orchard on the outskirts of Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura, on May 26, 2017. Pineapple farmers in India's northeast are facing difficulties due to a smaller harvest blamed on a poor monsoon season. Photo credit: AFP / ARINDAM DEY / Getty Images.

A Palestinian boy chooses Potato at a farm in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip on May 22, 2017. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

Nepalese farmer women harvest wheat in the field at Lalitpur near Kathmandu, Nepal, May 21, 2017. Most of Nepal's population depends upon agriculture. Rice and wheat are the major crops in Nepal. Photo credit: NurPhoto / Getty Images.

A local farmer displays maize plant leaves damaged by fall armyworm caterpillars on a farm in the Trans Mzoia region of Kenya, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. A fall armyworm outbreak in Kenya has affected more than a government estimate of more than 100,000 hectares just weeks ago, according to Director of Crops in Agriculture Ministry Johnson Irungu. Photo credit: Riccardo Gangale / Bloomberg / Getty Images.

Sowing soya in the fields of the Rusagro agricultural holding in the Mikhailovka District of Primorye Territory, in Russia's Far East. Photo credit: Yuri Smityuk / TASS / Getty Images.

Pakistani residents buy fruits at a market in Karachi on May 26, 2017. Pakistan's economy expanded almost 5.3 percent in the last year, the country's finance minister said May 25, as gross domestic product crossed $300 billion for the first time. The growth rate, the highest in a decade, comes amid a construction boom linked to a $50-billion Chinese investment plan to upgrade transport and power infrastructure, and as the country's overall security situation has improved. Photo credit: AFP / ASIF HASSAN / Getty Images.

A buckeye butterfly clings to a flower at the Butterfly Pavilion and Denver Botanic Gardens fourth annual habitat experience Butterflies at Chatfield Farms May 25, 2017 in Jefferson County. Over 300 native Colorado butterflies including the monarch, painted lady, common buckeye, queen, black swallowtail, viceroy and red admiral were released into the habitat. Photo credit: Denver Post / Andy Cross / Getty Images.

Dr. Gary Hanning, of Anheuser-Busch, shows off the greenhouses at the brewery's research center on May 23, 2017 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Photo credit: Denver Post / RJ Sangosti / Getty Images.

An Afghan shopkeeper prepares dried fruit as he waits for customers ahead of the holy month of Ramadan at the Mandewi market in Kabul on May 26, 2017. Islam's holy month of Ramadan, which is calculated on the sighting of the new moon, will begin on May 27 in Afghanistan. Muslims all over the world fast from dawn until dusk and dates are usually eaten to break the fast. Photo credit: AFP / WAKIL KOHSAR / Getty Images.

Olives are seen as people shop for the the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Gaza City, Gaza on May 26, 2017. Photo credit: Anadolu Agency / Getty Images.

An Indian worker dries vermicelli, a traditional sweet dish popular ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, at a factory in Allahabad on May 26, 2017. Photo credit: AFP / SANJAY KANOJIA / Getty Images.

Japanese baker Mei Narusawa poses baguettes in the Durrenberger bakery in Mertzwiller, eastern France, on May 25, 2017. The fourth edition of the national best French baguette making contest was won by Mei Narusawa, 34-years-old, the first woman and foreigner to win the title. Photo credit: AFP / PATRICK HERTZOG / Getty Images.

The 'Chengdu Silk Road Garden' on display at the Chelsea Flower Show on May 22, 2017 in London, England. The prestigious Chelsea Flower Show, held annually since 1913 in the Royal Hospital Chelsea grounds, is open to the public from the 23rd to the 27th of May, 2017. Photo credit: Jack Taylor / Getty Images.

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