Winning bulls are led from the judging ring at the North Devon Show, near Barnstaple on Wednesday. The show is North Devon’s premier agricultural spectacle and a celebration of North Devon’s farming roots
Labourers pick onions in a field near Multan in the South Punjab province
A farm worker walks through wheat during a harvest in Panipat, Haryana, India. Inflation is a main issue in the general election campaign and uncertainty over guaranteed agriculture prices poses a risk to inflation forecasts, the country’s central bank said.
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Seagulls search for worms as a farmer ploughs his field in the East Yorkshire countryside on March 25, 2014 in Goole, United Kingdom Read more
French veterinarians march to the health ministry in Paris on Wednesday to seek the removal of a provision in an agriculture bill that will restrict drug delivery by practitioners
Unemployed people pick cabbages at a state-owned vegetable factory on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, for $9.80 a day. All the factory’s employees, including engineers and office staff, also have to work at least several days in the fields without extra pay to bring in the vegetables before the first frost.
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Mexican agricultural workers cultivate romaine lettuce on a farm in Holtville, California, USA. Thousands of Mexican workers cross the border legally each night from Mexicali, Mexico into Calexico, California, where they pick up work as agricultural day labourers at rates of pay considered too low by local US residents.
An Indian farmer holds paddy saplings on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India on Wednesday. The lower house of India’s parliament on Monday approved a bill that proposes to provide cheaper grain to more than 800 million people across the country. Read more
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A wholesale food merchant prices up his wares at a market in Bangalore, India. The country’s finance minister insisted on Tuesday that the government could afford a vast new food programme for the poor despite growing concern about public finances that drove the rupee to a new record low
An Indian farmer returns home with his cow in the flood-affected Morigaon district in Assam state on Monday. Monsoon rain had inundated the low lying areas of several districts of Assam and damaged crops. Read more