The Agricultural College, Mahanandi was established on 18 August 1991in the premises of Regional Agricultural Research Station, (Cotton Research Station) with Dr. A. Satyanarayana Reddy Associate Director of Research as the founder principal. Later, it was shifted to the present campus of M.C.Farm, Mahanandi on 9th Feburary 1996. Since then the college progressed in all aspects, acquired the required infrastructure facilities and completed 25 years in the service of agricultural education and the first batch students completed the course and took the degrees in 1995. As on now, twenty one batches have passed out since inception of the college and 720 students completed their graduation in agriculture, a four year degree course. Post-graduate programme was also initiated in 2011 in a few disciplines viz., Genetics and Plant Breeding, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Agronomy and Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry. Presently, the P G programme is continuing in Agronomy, Genetics and Plant Breeding disciplines. So far, 40 students have completed the post graduation from this college.
The Agricultural College, Mahanandi has Agricultural Research Information Systems (ARIS) center established in the year 1998. Through this center the entire college providing broad band internet facility.
Agricultural College, Mahanandi having two buses (one Swaraj Mazda AP 21 TX 8755 mini bus and another one 50 seating capacity big bus TATA Bus AP 21 TX 5740) two tata sumo,s TATA SUMO AP21 N 9062 , TATA SUMO GOLD AP 21 AM 6884and one ambulance AP 21 AY 9588.
LIBRARY: Books - 11,546, journals- 52, Magazines- 30