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Agricultural Extension and Management

Agricultural Extension & Management

HOD Profile– Department of Agricultural Extension and Management (AEM)

Name: Mr.Dennis Adaigho

Academic and Professional Qualifications

            MSC (Agricultural Economics)

            B.SC (Agric Econs & Ext.)

            ND (Agric Tech)

            Member- Farm Management Association of Nigeria (FAMAN)

            Member- Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN)

Member- Organic Agriculture project in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria (OAPTIN)

Designation: Chief Lecturer

Area of Specialization: Agric Economics

Office Address: HOD’s Office, Agricultural Ext & Mgt Complex

Contacts – 08059073094, 08105294885

Brief Description of AEM Department

Agricultural Extension and Management is a department in school of Agriculture. It has been in existing during the defunct Delta State College of Agriculture, Ozoro which was integrated into the Polytechnic. It is a two- year programme.

The department is fully accredited by NBTE and offers HND certificates to it graduates.

AIM

To produce technically competent Agricultural Man power to carry out extension work among the rural populace and also carry out administration and financial management of Agriculture enterprise

Objectives of AEM Programme

A product of HND AEM should be able to;

  1. Carry out extension work among rural populace
  2. Organize agricultural Cooperative and exhibitions
  3. Carry out financial survey and evaluation of a proposed or existing

      agricultural enterprise and make recommendations

  1. Provide administrative leadership in all sizes of agricultural enterprise
  2. Market farm products and farm tools.
  3. Assist in agricultural management research.

Course Outline and Units

HND I FIRST SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

AEM 311

Agricultural mathematics

2.0

CPT 313

Agro-Climatology

3.0

AEM 312

Micro-economics

2.0

AEM 313

Resource economics

2.0

AEM 314

Extension methods

3.0

AEM 315

Tree Crops

2.0

AEM 316

General Farm Practice 1

3.0

CPT 315

Agricultural Entomology

3.0

AEM 317

Non Ruminant Animals

3.0

GNS 301

Use of English

2.0

 

 

25.0

 

 

 

HND1 SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

AGR 302

Field experimentations and data analysis

3.0

AGR 303

Farm Management

2.0

AGR 401

Research methods

2.0

AGR 304

Annual Crops

2.0

AEM 321

Ruminant Animals

3.0

AEM 322

General Farm Practice 11

3.0

AEM 323

Field trips and seminars

3.0

COM 311

Computer Programming

3.0

GNS 302

English language and communications

3.0

GNS 303

Physical and Health Educations

   –

 

 

24.0

 

  HND 1I FISRT SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

AGR 402

Agricultural Personnel Management

2.0

AEM 431

Macro-economics

2.0

AEM 432

Agricultural Business law

2.0

AEM 433

Farm Records and accounting

2.0

AEM 434

Farm Business Organisation

3.0

AEM 435

Agricultural Marketing

2.0

AEM 436

Extension Programme Planning and Evaluation

2.0

CPT 441

Produce/Post-Harvest Management

3.0

EED 413

Entrepreneurship Development

2.0

 

 

 

 

 

20.0

 

 

 

 

  HND 1I SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE

UNITS

AEM 441

Agricultural Cooperatives

2.0

AEM 442

Agricultural Development and Policy

2.0

AEM 443

Farm Planning

2.0

AEM 444

Extension Administration and Operations

2.0

AEM 445

General Farm Mechanizations

3.0

AEM 446

Rural Sociology

2.0

APT 445

Animal Projects Processing

3.0

AEM 447

Seminar

1.0

AEM 448

Project

6.0

 

 

23.0

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