We are a registered charity working for the public benefit through bringing together academics, practitioners and industry to share knowledge and promote professionalism in the advancement and application of technology in the land-based sector. We are a professional membership organisation with grades for all those working in, or with an interest in agriculture and the environment.
Employers recognise the value of IAgrE membership and the independent verification of education, training and experience that it provides. We promote professionalism amongst our members through professional qualifications with the Engineering Council and the Society for the Environment and registration with the Land-based Technician Accreditation Schemes.
Land-based engineering represents a wide appliance of science, engineering and technology. Topic areas include: soil and water management, power and machinery, forestry, horticulture, amenity, environment, precision farming, animal production, biosource and land use.
Established in 1938, the prime remit of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) was then, as it is now, to:
Prime objectives are, as ever, to continue with the drive to increase and broaden the membership base and raise the profile of the Institution.