ABIA State University

Agricultural Engineering/Technology

20th Street North, Fargo, Dakota del Norte, United States
Cass County Cass County Cass County Cass County , North Dakota North Dakota North Dakota North Dakota , United States United States United States United States
₦1,500 - ₦3,000


Agricultural Engineering/Technology


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Course Summary

Agricultural technology refers to technology for the production of machines used on a farm to help with farming. Agricultural machines have been designed for practically every stage of the agricultural process. They include machines for tilling the soil, planting seedsirrigatingthe land, cultivating crops, protecting them from pests and weeds, harvesting, threshing grain, livestock feeding, and sorting and packaging the products. People who are trained to design agricultural machinery, equipment, and structures are known as agricultural engineers.


Agricultural technology is among the most revolutionary and insightful areas of modern technology, driven by the fundamental need for food and for feeding an ever-growing population. It has opened an era in which powered machinery does the work formerly performed by people and animals (such as oxen and horses). These machines have massively increased farm output and dramatically changed the way people are employed and produce food worldwide. A well-known example of agricultural machinery is the tractor. Currently, mechanized agriculture also involves the use of airplanes and helicopters.



Nigerian Polytechnics/Universities that offer Agricultural Technology as a course:

  • Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Afikpo
  • Akperan Orshi College Of Agriculture, Yandev
  • Anambra State College Of Agriculture, Mgbakwu, Anambra State
  • Audu Bako College Of Agriculture Danbatta, Kano
  • Bauchi State College Of Agriculture, Bauchi
  • Binyaminu Usman College Of Agriculture, Hadijia
  • College Of Agriculture And Animal Science, Bakura, Zamfara State
  • College Of Agriculture, Bauchi
  • College Of Agriculture, Jalingo
  • College Of Agriculture, Kabba
  • College Of Agriculture, Lafia
  • College Of Agriculture, Zuru
  • S. Adegbenro Ict Polytechnic, Itori
  • Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro
  • Edo State College Of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi
  • Enugu State College Of Agriculture, Iwollo, Enugu State
  • Polytechnic, Bali
  • Polytechnic, Bauchi
  • Polytechnic, Mubi
  • Polytechnic, Nekede
  • Federal College Of Agricultural Produce Technology, Hotoro Gra Extension, K
  • Federal College Of Agriculture, Akure
  • Federal College Of Agriculture, Ishiagu
  • Federal College Of Agriculture, Moor Plantation, Ibadan
  • Federal College Of Animal Health And Production Technology, Vom
  • Federal College Of Forestry Technology, Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Federal College Of Forestry, Jos
  • Federal College Of Forestry, Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna
  • Federal College Of Freshwater Fisheries Technology, New Bussa
  • Federal College Of Horticulture, Dadin Kowa, Gombe State
  • Federal College Of Land Resources Technology, Kuru, Jos
  • Federal College Of Land Resources Technology, Owerri
  • Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti
  • Hassan Usman Katsina Poly, Katsina
  • Hussaini Adamu Federal Polytechnic, Kazaure
  • Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Owerri
  • Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin, Kwara State
  • Lagos State Poly, Ikorodu
  • Mahammed Lawan College Of Agriculture, Maiduguri
  • Moshood Abiola Poly, Abeokuta
  • Niger State College Of Agriculture, Mokwa, Niger State
  • Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic,Zaria
  • Oyo State College Of Agriculture, Igboora
  • Plateau State College Of Agriculture, Garkawa, Plateau State
  • Polytechnic Of Sokoto
  • Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri
  • Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo
  • Samaru College Of Agriculture (Division Of Agricultural Colleges Ahmadu Bello
  • The Oke-Ogun Polytechnic, Saki, Oyo State
  • The Polytechnic, Ibadan
  • Yaba College Of Tech, Yaba
  • Yobe State College Of Agriculture, Gujba



The O’level subject combination and requirements needed to study Agricultural Technology;

You require; Biology/Agricultural Science,
Mathematics and any three of the following:
Food and Nutrition,
Technical Drawing,
English Language,
Nigerian Language,
Home Economics.
At least credit passes in English Language and Chemistry are compulsory

In UTME, please note that English Language is Compulsory for this course. Therefore, the three (3) other JAMB UTME subject combination needed to study Agricultural Technology and Biology/Agric. Sci , Chemistry and any other Science subject



Tuition fees


Course fees will be confirmed soon.




What you’ll learn

  • Basic research and development in physical sciences, engineering, and computer sciences
  • Development of agricultural devices, sensors, and systems
  • Applied research that assesses how to employ technologies economically and with minimal disruption to existing practices
  • Assistance and instruction to farmers on how to use new technologies


Students learn about new and tested methods of farming and using agricultural equipment. They are also often required to gain hands-on training in the field, working with actual crops or animals in an internship program or practicum course before graduation.  Courses included within are often divided into classroom lecture and laboratory formats.



What you will study and when

Students are required to gain a fundamental understanding of agricultural processes and the types of equipment and tools used to grow plants, breed animals and maintain outdoor environments. Agricultural technology certificate programs contain a variety of core courses as well as electives based upon individual interests in the field. Some examples might include plant pathology, parasitology, and the following:

  • Wildlife ecology
  • Landscaping
  • Fertilizer and soil sciences
  • Animal science
  • Agricultural progression
  • Field applications in agriculture

BSc, or undergraduate degree, in agriculture will be a three or four year course.


Your Qualification

At the end of the study period, you will be awarded a degree of Bachelor of science degree in Agricultural Technology, you’ll be qualified to perform professional tasks in the area of qualification.




What Can You Do with a Degree in Agricultural and Bio Systems Engineering ?

  • Area service manager
  • Crop consultant
  • Dealership manager
  • Farm equipment mechanic
  • Farm manager
  • Field test analyst
  • Grain elevator manager
  • Implement designer/researcher
  • Industrial Production Manager
  • Irrigation equipment mechanic
  • Regional service manager
  • Plant manager
  • Production agriculture manager
  • Research assistant
  • Agricultural Field Inspector and so much more







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