The mission

The mission of the Faculty is to:

(a)        Provide sound basic training in all relevant courses in the field of Agriculture,

(b)        Produce agricultural personnel that have broad-based knowledge and skills for the development of the agricultural sector of the economy,

(c)        Provide consultancy services to the Federal, State, Local Governments and public sectors in the global  community, and

(d)        Prepare students to undertake research work and disseminate findings to the farmers.

The Dean of the Faculty is the administrative Head of the Faculty and he exercises general superintendence over the academic and administrative affairs of the Faculty. He is ably assisted by the Heads/Ag. Heads of Departments in the Faculty, the Sub-Dean and the Faculty Officer. The Heads/Ag. Heads of Departments are responsible through the Dean to the Vice-Chancellor for the smooth running of their Departments.

Undergraduate Degree

The Faculty offers courses leading to the award of B. Agriculture, B. Forestry and Wildlife, B.Sc. Agricultural Extension and Community Development (for the Sasakawa Programme only), B.Sc. Food Science., and B.Sc. Home Economics Degrees.

Journal from the Faculty

The Faculty has the following journals:

  1. The Journal of Agricultural Research and Development" (JARD)
    The Journal of Agricultural Research and Development aims at publishing research reports, short communications, Critical Reviews in Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agronomy, Forestry, Animal Science,

In order to make effective contributions to the achievement of the Faculty philosophies and objectives, the Department will undertake practical training in Crop Breeding: Land Evaluation and Management for optimal Crop Production.