Anantapur: District Collector Veera Pandian visited groundnut, grape and other horticulture plantations at Korrakodu village on Friday under the AP Drought Mitigation Programme (APDMP).
Addressing the farmers on the occasion, Pandian advised the farmers to go for organic cultivation of all crops for eating a healthy diet. He said that organic farming also helps to achieve higher productivity. He said that lift irrigation ensures optimum utilisation of scarce water resources.
Farmers should raise cattle and chicken for supplementing family income, he added. The Collector promised to set up a veterinary hospital at Korrakodu village.