The College of Agriculture, Kolhapur was established in the year 1963 under the Shivaji University, Kolhapur and started at Kasaba-Bavada, about four kilometer away from Central Bus Stand, Kolhapur. In 1968, after formation of Maharashtra Agricultural University; this College was transferred to the University. Subsequently on formation of Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola and Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri in 1969, the College was transferred as a constituent College of Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri and has become a regional headquarter for Kolhapur, Satara and Sangli districts. The College is located at old Pune-Bangalore National Highway No. 4 with different well equipped sectional buildings. The average rainfall of this area is 1024.1 mm, with average maximum temperature of 36.9 0C and minimum temperature of 9.4 0C in the months of May and December, respectively. This region comes under 7 Sub Montane Zone at 160 41' N latitude and 740 16? E longitudes with a height of 548 m MSL.To know more about College Of Agriculture Kolhapur, Maharashtra, please visit their website at www.ackolhapur.edu.in, where you can check news update, application form, exam dates, admit cards, placement drive dates, and more other important details. College Of Agriculture Kolhapur, Maharashtra is well known college/university among students these days.
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The College has initiated the formation of “AGRICOS Career Development Forum called as ACDF” by the students to develop the leadership qualities among them. The forum is in coordination with Training & Placement cell holds the programmes for developing the entrepreneur skills. The passed out students who are successful in business are called to share their experiences with the students. Agricultural Educational Day was organized on 19th June 2013 for creating awareness and attraction to XII (Science) students for admission to agricultural faculty. The entrepreneurs from tractor & power tiller industry, dairy industry, floriculture sector, Crop poly clinic sector etc. were called to interact with final year students for job opportunities and future career development.