Welcome to the Faculty of Agriculture’s website. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to say a few words of welcome to the Faculty’s website. The faculty is one of the three pioneering faculties of the then Universiti Pertanian Malaysia or Agriculture University of Malaysia and currently known as Universiti Putra Malaysia. As a premier Faculty of Agriculture in Malaysia we are determined to be the centre of excellence in education, research, and professional services in areas of agriculture tropical. Guided by the national education system, the Faculty endeavours to produce experienced agriculturalists with entrepreneural spirit able to undertake consultations, produced new and agricultural technologies of quality, from the research programmes and commercialization. We offer programmes of study which include Bacelor of Agricultural Science, Bacelor of Horticulture Science, Bacelor of Science (Agribusiness), Bacelor of Agriculture (Aquaculture) and Bacelor of Agriculture (Animal Science). The Faculty also offers post-graduate programmesnamely Master in Land Resource Management (without thesis), Master in Plantation Management (without thesis), Master of Science(M.S) and Doctor Of Philosophy (PhD). The study programmes offered is in accordance with the current scenario and socio-economic structural changes that posed several challenges especially in food production security and the dependence on foreign workers, limited arable land, increasing costs, climate change, demand for food and non-food material by an increasing population as well as liberalisation of trade.
I am very hopeful that this website is able to contribute to all staff and student and also provides crystal clear information to potential students, visitors and the public to access the latest information on the activities carried out by the faculty including academic, research and professional services.
I sincerely hope that this website will continue to give useful guidelines to those browsing the website. I am confident that all staff in at the Faculty of Agriculture will cooperate in helping you. The Faculty of Agriculture is heading towards a higher level and will become a well-known centre in the areas of tropical agriculture and you are welcome to join us.
Thank you to those who are involved in developing this website and I hope it will continues to be dynamic in concordance with the vision and mission of UPM, especially Faculty of Agriculture.
DEAN, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE PROF. DR. ABDUL SHUKOR JURAIMI