COBFAS Focus

1. Student Traineesi. Exposure of students to farming activities ns at the rural level, thereby providing opportunity to apply their acquired knowledge to real rural work and live conditionsii. Prepare students for engagement in practical agriculture in appropriate environment, thereby bridging the gap between theory and relevant production skills actually needediii. Acquire an understanding of…

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Students’ Welfare Some FPY Trainees weeding and irrigating their vegetable plots at Iwoye-Ketu About 2 tons of maize grains in COBFAS’ produce store at Iwoye-Ketu 2011/2012 FPY Set posed with Onisaga on his 81st Birthday on December, 09, 2011 Last Updated on January 26, 2012 by admin

ACHIEVEMENTS

The Centre for Community-Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS) was established on December 17, 2010 by the University’s Governing Council during its 65th Statutory meeting to coordinate the implementation of the One Year Farm Practical Programme for the Bachelor of Agriculture Degree candidates at the penultimate year of their programme. This action makes the University to be…

CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMITTEE ON CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY BASED FARMING SCHEME (COBFAS).

CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMITTEE ON CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY BASED FARMING SCHEME (COBFAS). In actualizing the proposal on centre for Community-Based Farming Scheme (COBFAS), the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwafemi, Olaiya Balogun, approved the constitution of a committee for the programme with the following membership on June 22, 2010; Professor F. K. Salako -Chairman Professor O. B. Kehinde…

THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE FARM PRACTICAL YEAR PROGRAMME

The Farm Practical Year (FPY) programme was founded on the philosophy that the training programme will afford the trainees the opportunity to “learn by doing” by undertaking practical farming activities on both crop and livestock sections of the University. In the original concept of FPY, it was designed that trainees otherwise known as interns would…

The Aims & Objectives

1) Expose the students to work methods, tools, techniques and practices not taught in the theory class.2) Bringing trainees in direct contact with farm staff and local farmers to obtain first hand information on farming conditions and problems.3) Acquire knowledge by trainees that will enhance their smooth transition from school to reality of life after…