Harvest

A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal

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A farmer harvests rice on a field in Lalitpur, Nepal

Banana Harvest As The Pick Up In Monsoon Rains Ease Price Concerns...A day laborer carries banana stems on his head during a harvest in a field in Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India, on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. More than 75 percent of India got normal monsoon rain this year, the India Meteorological Department estimates. About 833 million people out of Indiaís 1.2 billion population depend on agriculture for their livelihood and the sector provides 14 percent of the nationís gross domestic product. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

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A labourer carries banana stems during a harvest in Bhusawal, Maharashtra, India. About 833m people out of India’s 1.2bn population depend on agriculture for their livelihoods and the sector provides 14% of the nation’s GDP 

A dancer has his body painted to look like a tiger before he performs during festivities marking the end of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Trichur...A dancer has his body painted to look like a tiger before he performs during festivities marking the end of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Trichur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala September 10, 2014. The ten-day long festival is celebrated annually in India's southern coastal state of Kerala to symbolise the return of King Mahabali to meet his subjects. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY)

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A dancer has his body painted to look like a tiger before he performs during festivities marking the end of the annual harvest festival of Onam in Trichur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. The ten-day long festival is celebrated annually in India’s southern coastal state of Kerala to symbolise the return of King Mahabali to meet his subjects. 

Wheat Harvest As Agriculture Prices Threaten Central Bank's Inflation Forcasts...Bloomberg Photo Service 'Best of the Week': A farm worker walks through a wheat field during a crop harvest in Panipat, Haryana, India, on Monday, April 7, 2014. Inflation has been among the key issues in the nationís current general election campaign and uncertainty over guaranteed agriculture prices is among the risks to the central bankís inflation forecast, the Reserve Bank said. Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathanan/Bloomberg

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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.

The Pasola Jousting Festival...SUMBA, INDONESIA - MARCH 25:  A Pasola rider prepares to throw his spear during the pasola war festival at Wainyapu village on March 25, 2014 in Sumba Island, Indonesia. The Pasola Festival is an important annual event to welcome the new harvest season, which coincides with the arrival of 'Nyale' sea worms during February or March each year. Pasola, an ancient ritual fighting game, involves two teams of men on horseback charging towards each other while trying to hit their rivals with 'pasol' javelins and avoid being hit themselves.  (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

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A Pasola rider prepares to throw his spear during the pasola war festival at Wainyapu village in Sumba Island, Indonesia. The Pasola Festival is an important annual event to welcome the new harvest season, which coincides with the arrival of ‘Nyale’ sea worms during February or March each year. Pasola, an ancient ritual fighting game, involves two teams of men on horseback charging towards each other while trying to hit their rivals with ‘pasol’ javelins and avoid being hit themselves. 

An ethnic Khasi farmer harvests cabbages on a field of the Smith village in the outskirts of Shillong city, the capital of the Indian Meghalaya state, India, 30 September 2013. Agriculture is the main occupation of the Khasi people that mainly lives in the Meghalaya state.

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An ethnic Khasi farmer harvests cabbages in Smith village on the outskirts of Shillong city, the capital of the Meghalaya state in India. Agriculture is the main occupation of the Khasi people, who mostly live in the north-eastern state

Artists, with painted bodies, wait to perform during the annual 'Pulikali' or Tiger Dance in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.  Pulikali is a colorful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting, performed to entertain people during Onam, an annual Hindu harvest festival. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)

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Artists with painted bodies wait to perform the “Pulikali”, or tiger dance, during the Hindu harvest festival of Onam in Kerala, south India. Pulikali is a colourful recreational folk art revolving around the theme of tiger hunting. 

A villager holding harvested peanuts after flooding hit Ningyuan county of Yongzhou, central China's Hunan province. Devastating floods at opposite ends of China have left 105 people dead and another 115 missing in recent days, state media said on August 19.

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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.

People throw mud onto each other at a crop field during Hucang Festival at Zhangjiajie, Hunan province June 5, 2013. Hucang Festival is a traditional celebration among local ethnic Tujia people, who believe the muddier a person is after the celebration, the better the harvest he or she will enjoy.

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People throw mud at each other in a crop field during Hucang Festival at Zhangjiajie, Hunan province. 

A women rides on her horse past a blooming rapeseed fields in bloom near Ottbergen, northern Germany, Tuesday, May 21, 2013. (AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte)

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A women rides her horse past rapeseed fields in bloom near Ottbergen, northern Germany, on Tuesday.