The Vice-Chancellor of Taraba State University, Jalingo, Prof. Sunday Bako, has disclosed a plan by the institution to establish an integrated farm that will provide a model ranch operation.
Bako gave the indication on Sunday July 31, 2022, while interacting with journalists in Jalingo.
He said that the integrated farm when completed, would produce some of the farm products locally consumed in the state.
He stated that the university had engaged experts on the project which would also create employment and revenue for the university.
“We have already begun modalities to establish an integrated farm for the university.
“This farm, among many other things, will make a model ranch operation where it can produce pastures.
“The farm will produce animal feeds, especially for poultry and fish.
“This farm will also make available most of those agricultural products we consume locally,” he said.
Bako said that he would not relent in his efforts to attain his goal of making the university a world-class citadel of learning.