Amaravati sources have stated that Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has said greater co-operation between India and the US would help boost agricultural production and yield promising results for both countries.
Moreover, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) in collaboration with the Iowa State University organized a special session on agriculture as part of the World Food Prize meetings this week. Previously Naidu was visiting the US to attend the meeting.
Naidu said at a business roundtable meeting organized by the USISPF in Iowa "Agricultural cooperation between the US and India allows the two countries to exchange innovative ideas and promote technical knowledge that has the power to boost agricultural production and yield promising results for both countries".
Meanwhile the purpose of the meeting was to discuss areas where the US industry may be able to work with the Andhra Pradesh government in providing Agricultural Extension services to farmers and to transfer the latest technical knowledge to the farming community, introduction of high yielding varieties, imparting training to farmers to improve skills and knowledge to boost up the agricultural production and productivity.