The Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) is one of the oldest agriculturally based Societies established in 1962 by the pioneer staff of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

The objects of the Society among others are to foster the pursuit and understanding of both basic and applied agricultural science in Nigeria, to disseminate agricultural knowledge, to promote the interest of agricultural scientists, farmers and all those connected with the agriculture industry, and to be in close collaboration with societies having related objects both in Nigeria and other parts of the world.

We set agricultural standards

Mission | Vision


Our mission is to provide a focal point for all practitioners of agriculture in Nigeria, for effective collaboration, impactful research, and result-oriented policy synergy, towards professionalization of agriculture in Nigeria.


Our vision is to provide the pedestal for improved agricultural output through continuous dialogue with stakeholders, geared towards a wholistic and wholesome agricultural practice in Nigeria and beyond.

ASN | Events

FULafia 2023: Scenes from the 57th Annual Conference & General Business Meeting

ASN | News

ASN Calls for Professionalization of Agriculture in Nigeria

Speakers at the just concluded 57th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria, have called on the Federal Government and other relevant stakeholders, to collaborate with it in the pursuit of frameworks to make agriculture a professional practice in

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25 Oct 2023

Agricultural Scientists to Brainstorm on Food Security in Lafia 2023 Conference

Issues bordering on  food scarcity and how to boost Nigeria’s  quest for sustainable food security would top the agenda as  Agricultural scientists converge on Lafia, the Nasarawa  State capital for their 57th conference. Experts from universities, research institutions, and other

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18 Oct 2023

ASN Commends President Bola Ahmed Tinubu On Food Security Policy

The Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN), has commended President Bola Tinubu for his recent declaration of state of emergency on food security. ASN President, Professor Jude Mbanasor, in a media chat in Umuahia, said that the policy, if well implemented,

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14 Jul 2023

LANDMARK 2022: Landmark University and ASN Holds A Meeting

Preparatory to the 2022 Annual Conference of the Agricultural Society of Nigeria (ASN) scheduled to hold in Landmark University in October this year, the University management ably led by the Acting (Ag.) Vice-Chancellor, Professor Charity Aremu and the National Executive

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22 Feb 2022


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