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
Girls look on as they stand next to a fire made by their parents to warm themselves at a vegetable field in New Delhi, India
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A Palestinian farmer tosses compost at his field near the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia, on Tuesday
A huge inflatable pig is placed in Dam Square in Amsterdam during a protest against illegal practices in European pig farming. The action is part of an international campaign of the animal protection group Compassion in World Farming.
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.
A woman harvests cotton in a field near the village of Yakhak, some 120km south of the capital Dushanbe.
A Palestinian farmer harvests dates in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip
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
A villager holds out peanuts harvested from his crops that have been damaged by floods hitting the Ningyuan county of Yongzhou, in China’s Hunan province. China has experienced flooding across the country in recent days, leaving 105 people dead and another 115 missing, according to state media.