Dr. Thimmaiah describes the challenges of feeding the world with nutritious food while providing a good living for the farmers.
★★★★★ Fascinating! Wonderful course! Dr. Thimmaiah discusses organic gardening/farming with so much clarity, practical information, and completeness. —ML
This course will teach you organic farming practices for your kitchen, garden or farm. You will learn about low-cost organic gardening using modern techniques and the ancient principles of agriculture. Topics include seed management, soil fertility management, and pest management technologies.
Dr. Thimmaiah is an expert in climate-smart agriculture promoting low-carbon green approaches for rural development. Through constant innovation and research, he has developed many low-cost farming solutions utilizing natural resources which are benefiting thousands of farmers in different countries. He holds degrees from:
- BSc (Ag)., University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Dharwad, India
- MSc (Agriculture) Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi
- PhD Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi
Dr. Thimmaiah explains simple techniques for saving and planting seeds so they will be viable for the next year's crops.
Dr. Thimmaiah describes time-tested composting techniques and other methods for adding fertility back into damaged and/or infertile soils.
Dr. Thimmaiah describes common pests and how to rid your garden or organic farm of them.