Promote organic farming in the AP farmlands
Maruteru (West Godavari): The benefits of research should reach the farmers to get good results, said Andhra Pradesh Labour Minister Pithani Satyanarayana. He also suggested the scientists to encourage farmers to take up organic farming in the farmlands. He inaugurated the Kisan Mela (farmers convention) organised by Acharya NG Ranga Agriculture University at Maruteru Paddy Research Centre on Tuesday.
Speaking on the occasion, he called on the scientists to produce the best variety of paddy seed that put the Andhra Pradesh in the first place. He said that it is time to control the fertilisers and pesticides and take up the organic and natural farming. Pithani also said that the chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu is giving much priority to agriculture and irrigation to make every farmer as a king.