The College of Agriculture is located in Ejigbo. The town is located along the border between Oyo and Osun State. The College is currently having four (4) Departments with students admitted into their programmes.
The following are the departments in the College:
Department of Animal Science
Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Department of Agronomy
Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Management
The college offers a wide choice of programmes at the undergraduate level. The range of Bachelor’s degree programmes include:
- B.Agric. Animal Science
- B.Agric. Agricultural Economics and Extension
- B. Agric. Agronomy
- B. Fisheries and Wildlife
Vision of the College
The College of Agriculture was envisioned to be a model institution providing excellent and high quality teaching and learning experiences which will engender the production of graduates with entrepreneurial spirit of excellence and globally competitive capabilities.
Mission of the College
The College of Agriculture has a mission to be an institution that is technologically and professionally sound, committed to the pursuit of academic innovation and skills- based training in Agriculture and Natural resources management and set the pace and tradition of excellence in teaching, research and community service.
The Directorate of Works and Physical Development continues to supervise on-going physical development projects which include approach road construction, health centres, classrooms complex, ICT centre, Library building, laboratories complex, sports arena and facilities and farm structures. A feedmill factory, centres for Apicultural Research, Training and Honey Production, centre for Agricultural Extension and Outreach Services, Weather Station and a comprehensive landscape design project are in the pipeline.
The desire to create a model agricultural College is driving the tempo of physical development at Ejigbo campus.
Basic and applied research in agriculture and rural development are embarked upon by members of academic staff in the college. Areas of research coverage include agricultural economics, Agronomy, Horticultural science, Animal science , fisheries and aquaculture, wild life management, forestry/Environmental resources management , cooperative and agricbusiness management, Home science, Hospitality management , Agricultural journalism, Agricultural media resources development etc.
Research facilities being developed include:
- Teaching and research farm
- On station demonstration
- Integrated rural development project
- Agricultural media resources /Audio –visual laboratory
- Teaching and research laboratory
- Teaching and research laboratory complex
- Information and communication technology (ICT)
- College and departmental libraries
Community Empowerment Service Project:
The college establish centers and project for community empowerment and outreach service project. These are:
- CENTRE FOR AGRICULTRE EXTENTION AND OUTREACH SERVICE (CAXOS)
The centre packages and disseminate research findings as well and improved technologies for adoption and people’s empowerment at community level.
- CENRE FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, TRAINING AND HONEY PRODUCTION (CARTHOP)
The cntre for established a 100 Beehive apiary for honey production and operated an agricultural and reaserch and training laboratory .it produces high quality pure natural honey called UNIOSUN HONEY and organizes entrepreneurial skills development training to present Bee-keepers and honey producers
- LIVESTOCK HOSTELING PROJECT (LHP)
Establish to promote ownership of livestock and animal production enterprises by interested individuals.