The Department of Crop and Soil Sciences is one of the pioneer departments conceived at the inception of academic activities in 2012/2013 session. Domiciled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, the Department offers research project options in Crop and Soil Science respectively which leads to the awards honors Degree in same. This is in consonant with the University agenda for breaking new grounds in crop production.


The objectives of establishing the Department are:

  • To produce graduates with self-employment orientation and mentality;
  • To produce graduates with sufficient technical, productive and entrepreneurship skills.
  • To produce graduates that are relevant to themselves, the industry and society, and who can contribute effectively to national development goals in Agriculture.