Hay Stacks in Paddy Fields, Andhra Pradesh
In India rice production is an important part of the national economy. India is one of the world's largest producers of white rice, accounting for 20% of all world rice production. Shown here is a common picture of hay stacks arranged neatly in the paddy fields after the harvest that you will come across in any of the agricultural villages of India. Andhra Pradesh is often referred to as the “rice bowl” of India.