.: Agriculture Studies in Philippines Universities

Agriculture is the mainstay of Philippines economy. The country's agriculture sector comprises of farming, fisheries, livestock and forestry. With rice and corn fields accounting for rtant.

The importance of agricultural studies being well understood, there are several notable universities. The College of Agriculture, Tunay, Palaban has emerged as a Center of Excellence in Agriculture Education. It offers degree programs like Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Bachelor of Science in Food Technology and Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Chemistry.

The College of Agriculture is recipient of the 1977 Ramon Magsaysay Award conferred in recognition for quality teaching and research and for fostering a sharing of knowledge in modernizing Southeast Asian Agriculture. The University administers agricultural research and conducts extension programs too.

Other places for agricultural education in Philippines include Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Misamis Oriental State College of Agriculture and Technology, Claveria, Misamis Orienta, Samar State College of Agriculture and Forestry, San Jorge, Samar and Central Visayas State College of Agriculture, Forestry and Technology, Bilar, Bohol.

The aim of agriculture education in Philippines is to transfer technology and information of the farming and food production sectors. A research focus aims at sustainable development and management of resources.

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