About The Faculty of Agriculture

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Prof. E.A. Aiyedun

Dean, Faculty of Agriculture

To promote training in appropriate sustainable agricultural production and marketing through demand driven and globally competitive research and development taking into cognizance the agricultural policies and programmes of the country and in line with best practices internationally.

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DEAN WELCOME

The Faculty has programmes for the award of three degrees, namely Bachelor of Agriculture, Bachelor of Agriculture (Food Science and Nutrition) and Bachelor of Agriculture (Water Resources, Aquaculture and Fisheries). The first set of students was admitted to read Bachelor or of Agriculture degree in the 2005/2006 session. Admission into the other two degrees will be done in due course.

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FACULTY

The faculty of Science is one of the foundation faculties in the University in the 1990/1991 session. At inception the Faculty had thirteen academic staff and six technologists. The foundation Dean of the Faculty was Prof. A.A. Olatunde. With just four programmes in the 1990/91 session, at the Bachelors degree the Faculty now has well eight programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

There are about fifty-one (51) academic staff in the Faculty out of which eight are Professors. There are nine (9) senior technologists in the various laboratories in the Faculty.

VISION

To promote training in appropriate sustainable agricultural production and marketing through demand driven and globally competitive research and development taking into cognizance the agricultural policies and programmes of the country and in line with best practices internationally.

MISSION

To promote training in appropriate sustainable agricultural production and marketing through demand driven and globally competitive research and development taking into cognizance the agricultural policies and programmes of the country and in line with best practices internationally.

PHILOSOPHY OF THE FACULTY

Production of graduates that are adequately equipped with the comprehensive theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for engaging in productive and economic agricultural production.

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties

Our Departments

Agricultural Economics


Agric Economics

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Animal Science


Animal Science

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Crop Science


Crop Science

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Soil Science


Soil Science

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Agric Extension & Rural Sociology


Agric Extension & Rural Sociology

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