In line with the overall philosophy of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University , the school of agriculture shall be rooted in its host community and be a symbol of the aspirations of the community in terms of agricultural practices and contents of instructions. Therefore, the school shall address sustainable agriculture with special emphasis on contributing to the nation’s quest for food security and self – sufficiency.
To produce graduates who have undergone a practice and functional training that will help Nigeria move toward self-reliance in food production to cater for local consumption and export markets.
To produce graduates who would be able to engage themselves in production and research that would provide relevant and appropriate solution to the country’s agricultural and development problems.
To produce graduate who are well groomed for not only paid agricultural employment but also for self –employment.
To encourage sustainable use of fragile land for crop/animal production through emphasis on use and conservation of land resources.
To develop new pattern of agricultural structures and government policies which clearly demonstrate that agriculture is an important sector of the national economy.