The University Teaching and Research Farm (UTRF) boasts of cutting edge research with high productivity which contributed immensely to the recognition and internally generated revenue (IGR) of the University. The under listed are currently tip of the ice-berg on-going in the University Farm.

Palm Oil

The University Teaching and Research Farm supplies the University and the two host communities (Oye and Ikole) palm oil (Free of Fatty Acid) in liters, harvested from the University oil palm plantation at affordable price. You can book ahead to have a share and you‘ll like to be with us forever.

Fig. 1: Palm fruit bunches harvested from the oil palm plantation.

Fig. 2: Palm fruits collected from the bunches 

Fig. 3: Processed and packaged palm oil

Nursery Unit

The nursery unit has over a thousand improved seedlings for cashew (JUMBO), teak and cocoa. The Unit is using this opportunity to invite buyers who‘re interested in the seedlings of the aforementioned crops to contact the Unit without delay at affordable prices.

Fig. 4: Nursery unit for cashew

Fig. 5: Nursery unit for teak plant

 Cassava Unit

The cassava unit bred an improved variety (TME 32) that matures in nine (9) months characteristic of high yielding (30t/ha) and wishes to continue on this development to serve the University and the host communities. Garri produced from this unit has served round within and outside the University. The product is well dried, hygienic and well packaged for safe consumption. You can always contact the Unit for the product.

Fig. 6: Harvested cassava from the cassava section

Agro-forestry Unit

The oil palm and cashew plantation are well taken care-of and have contributed immensely to the University overtime. 

Livestock unit

The livestock unit boasts of a number of Cattle, Sheep and Swine that has contributed to the University in term of research and development. The unit hopes to compete at the world Universities ranking if well funded.

Fig. 7: Cattle grazing at the livestock section

Fig. 8: Sheep grazing at the livestock section

Femi Ojo Michael

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