[2020] Agricultural Colleges In Ghana

ABOUT AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES IN GHANA

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The general requirements for the agricultural colleges are;

REGULAR PROGRAMMES

Diploma in General Agriculture

Qualification:

Three (3 ) years for SSSCE/ WASSCE students. Applicants must have aggregate 24 or better in the core subjects (English,Mathematics,Integrated Science) and any other three(3) Elective (Physics,Chemistry,Biology,General Agriculture,Fisheries,Animal Husbandry,Horticulture, etc) subjects.WAASSCE applicants must have credit in the Core subjects and at least C6 in any three (3) of the a fore-named Elective subjects.

Diploma in Agricultural Extension

Qualification:

Two (2) years for holders of Certificate in General Agriculture with at least two(2) years working experience

SANDWICH/WEEKEND PROGRAMMES

Diploma in General Agriculture

Qualification:

Two(2) years for holders of Certificate in General Agriculture with at least two(2) years working experience

Certificate in General Agriculture

Qualification:

Two(2) years for staff in Agricultural establishments

Short Courses on Snails and fish farming,Mushroom production,Poultry production,Rabbit production,Grasscutter production,Pig & Vegetable Production,Beekeeping,Pesticides Management,Animal Health and Disease Control etc are also available.

Duration:1-16 weeks depending on the programme

The Human resource Development and Management Directorate oversees the running and management of Colleges of Agriculture and Farm Training Institutions

NAME OF INSTITUTION

Kwadaso Agric College Kwadaso- Kumasi Diploma Fully Accredited

Ejura Agric College Ejura Diploma – Fully Accredited

Ohawu Agric College Ohawu-Abor Diploma Fully Accredited

Damongo Agric College Damongo Diploma – Fully Accredited

Animal Health and Production College Pong-Tamale Diploma Fully Accredited

The admission forms are already out . they come out in February, every year.

SALE OF ADMISSION FORMS FOR AGRICULTURE COLLEGES

Admission forms for academic year are out for sale at the following locations.

All Agricultural Colleges in Ghana
All Regional Offices of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA)
Sandwich and Top-Up admission forms are sold on KAC campus only.

What is the best course in agriculture?

B.Sc in Agriculture. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or B.Sc.

B.Sc in Genetic Plant Breeding.

B.Sc in Agriculture Economics and Farm Management.

B.Sc in Animal Husbandry.

B.Sc in Forestry.

B.Sc Soil and water management.

B.Sc in Horticulture.

B.Sc Agriculture and Food Business.

What should I do after 12th in agriculture?

Agriculture courses after 12th

B.E. or B.Tech. in Agricultural Engineering.

B.E. or B.Tech. in Agricultural Information Technology.

B.E. or B.Tech. in Dairy Technology.

B.E. or B.Tech. in Agriculture and Dairy Technology.

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B.E. or B.Tech. in Agricultural and Food Engineering.

B.Sc. in Agriculture.

B.Sc. in Dairy Science.

B.Sc. in Plant Science.

What is the course for agriculture?

 Bachelor of Science (BSc Agriculture.

What is the highest post in Agriculture Department?

Some of the highest paying agriculture jobs are

Biochemist. Average annual salary: INR 390,000.

Food Scientist. Average annual salary: INR 750,000.

Environmental Engineer. Average annual salary: INR 433,270.

Agricultural Lawyer.

Agricultural Operations Manager.

Animal Geneticist.

Agricultural Engineers.

Agronomy Sales Manager.

What is the entrance exam for agriculture diploma?

There is no specific entrance examination for admission in Diploma in Agriculture. Admission in Diploma in Agriculture is done on merit- basis. Students’ performance in the Class X board is considered for admission in UG diploma courses.

What are the 4 types of agriculture?

There exist four main branches of agriculture, namely; Livestock production. Crop production. agricultural economics.

What are the 3 parts of agricultural education?

Agricultural Education uses a three-circle model of instruction. These are classroom and laboratory instruction, leadership development, and experiential learning.

What are 20 careers in agriculture?

20 Surprising Careers in Agriculture

Biochemist or biophysicist.

Large animal veterinarian.

Computational biologist/bioinformaticist.

Retail buyer or purchasing consultant.

Human resource manager.

Construction manager or architect.

Environmental engineer or scientist.

Environmental compliance manager.

What are 5 careers in agriculture?

Agricultural Engineer.

Agricultural Food Scientist.

Agricultural Inspector.

Agricultural Manager.

Agricultural Specialist.

Agronomist.

Aquatic Ecologist.

Arborist

What is the highest paying agriculture careers?

Food Scientists. One top paying career in agriculture today is that of a food scientist.

Agricultural Engineers. Another great career choice for agriculture majors is to obtain a position as an agricultural engineer.

Agricultural Operations Managers.

Environmental Engineers.

What are the subjects in Diploma in Agriculture?

Diploma in Agriculture (Agriculture Polytechnic) Syllabus

Biomathematics.

Principles of Horticulture.

Economic Botany.

Fundamentals of Entomology.

Fundamentals of Soil Science.

Field Crop Production.

Principles of Agronomy.

Introduction to Agriculture.

What are the two major types of agriculture?

There are two divisions of agriculture, subsistence and commercial, which roughly correspond to the less developed and more developed regions.

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