This book is about agricultural techniques that can ensure large returns from a small land-holding in a short time. It is also about the experiences of a farmer who acquired agricultural expertise to enhance yield as well as profit. The author writes about how he was able to find the market for his products, while producing them. This extraordinary book will be an inspiration and a guide to anyone interested in agriculture, whether for something as small as growing a kitchen garden, or as big as adopting agriculture as a business venture.
C. Hariharan was born in Arookkutty, Cherthala Taluk, Alappuzha District to C.P. Chandrasekharan Nair and K.K. Chandravathy Amma. He acquired expertise in Green House Management with the training received from Maharashtra Horticultural Training Centre and Netherland Agricultural Department. In addition, he also got special training in High-Tech Farming from IIHR. He possesses six years’ experience in precision farming, organic cultivation and polyhouse management. In 2011, he received the prestigious ‘Haritha Mithra’ Award from the Government of Kerala for the ‘Best Vegetable Farmer’ in the State. He has worked in Qatar and South Africa in the capacity of Agricultural consultant. He also works as a Farm Journalist.