I. DEAN’S MESSAGE
The College of Agriculture is the pioneer college of the JRMSU – Katipunan Campus, formerly Katipunan National Agricultural School (KNAS). The strengths of the College of Agriculture are the faculty and staff that guides through a higher education. We also have a hard working and dedicated assistants who keep our farm centers, offices and projects more productive. We have (1) Food Technology and Processing Center, (2) Farm Machinery, (3) Piggery Project, (4) Poultry Project, (5) Vermicompost Project, (6) Dairy Buffalo Project, (7) Nursery Project and (8) Rice Project that mold the students to enhance their skills and abilities through actual field activities.
The first agriculture course offered in the College of Agriculture was the Diploma in Agricultural Technology (DAT) and Bachelor of Agricultural Technology (BAT) through ATEP – EDPITAF. Through the years, additional courses were offered such as Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (BSA), BS Agribusiness Management (BSAM),BS Forestry (BSF)and BS Agricultural Engineering (BSAE).
The DAT – BAT course already passed the level III, Phase I Evaluation held last March 3, 2014 by AACUP while BSA course passed the preliminary survey visit of the same date.
There are also achievers of this college who passed the different professional examinations. In fact in 2013, out of six takers of Licensure Examination for Agriculturist (LEA), four of them passed with 67% passing percentage surpass the national passing rate of only 32.22%. In 2014, out of 11 takers, 9 of them passed the said examination.These only prove that the College of Agriculture is becoming more competent.
EDWIN C. LUGO, MATE
Dean, College of Agriculture
II. GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
The College of Agriculture is determined to pursue a culture of excellence in agriculture education, research, extension and production. It endeavors to attain the following goals:
a. Excellent instruction in agriculture-related degree programs.
b. Relevant researches for sustainable agricultural development.
c. Promotion of appropriate and location specific technologies to uplift the quality life.
d. Development of desirable values such as honesty, patriotism, and industry.
The primary objective of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture program is to produce graduates equipped with knowledge and skills needed by the industry in the field of research, extension and production.
Specifically, it aims to make its graduates globally competent to be able to:
1. Manage various crops and livestock projects.
2. Conduct field and laboratory researches relative to crop and livestock production.
3. Translate research outputs into technologies through extension programs.
4. Supply the labor force needed for the development of the agricultural industries sector.
The primary objective of the Agricultural Technology program is to produce competent and skilled agriculture graduates who will take a lead role in advancing socio-economic and agri-industrial development.
Specifically, it aims to:
1. produce graduates who are:
a. better-trained and skilled in crop and animal production
b. equipped with desirable work attitudes and values
c. proficient in technical and management skills
2. undertake research activities relevant to local, regional and national development goals.
3. promote agricultural technologies to various stakeholders through extension activities and projects.
4. produce prospective entrepreneurs and responsible leaders to spearhead rural development.
The Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management program aims to produce graduates with technical and entrepreneurial competence who will contribute to local and national economic development. In particular, it focuses on the following:
1. Develop graduates who are:
a. competent in the four functions of management: personnel, production, marketing and finance;
b. possess proper knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship;
c. capable of doing research undertakings relevant to industry development;
d. imbued with proper attitude and values.
2. Promote rural development through continuing extension activities and projects.
III. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
IV. FACULTY PROFILE
|No.||FACULTY||ACADEMIC RANK||HIGHEST DEGREE EARNED||SCHOOL GRADUATED/LAST ATTENDED||STATUS OF APPOINTMENT|
|1.||Zamoras, Leonardo J.||Associate Professor V||Doctor in Public Administration||JRMSU – Main Campus||Permanent|
|2.||Lugo, Edwin C.||Associate Professor I||MATE||Central Mindanao University||Permanent|
|3.||Maribojoc, Teodoro D.||Assistant Professor IV||Ph.D. in Agronomy – CAR||Central Mindanao University||Permanent|
|4.||Tugahan, Valerio A.||Assistant Professor II||MATE||Central Mindanao University||Permanent|
|5.||Bagatua, Sunday Dawn R.||Assistant Professor I||Doctor in Veterinary Medicine||University of the Philippines –
|6.||Pontillas, Lucresia A.||Associate Professor II||Ph.D. in Soil Science||Central Mindanao University||Permanent|
|7.||Cata-al, Ethel T.||Instructor I||BSF/MBA||MSU/ABC||Permanent|
|8.||Caperida, Ched R.||Instructor I||MS Horticulture||Central Mindanao University||Permanent|
|9.||Ronquillo, Jester E.||Instructor I||BS Agricultural Engineering||Mindanao State University – Marawi||Permanent|
|10.||Caperida, Cyrus R.||Instructor I||BS Agricultural Engineering||Central Mindanao University||Temporary|