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Welcome to the IAgrE

The Institution of Agricultural Engineers is the professional body for engineers, scientists, technologists and managers in agriculture and the environment, agri-technology and allied landbased industries.

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 advance and application of technology in the landbased sector.


FEG Symposium 2016 - Thursday 8 September 2016
IAgrE Forestry Engineering Group

The main focus for this year's symposium will be the hot topic of flooding and and looking at how Forestry and Engineering can contribute to reducing impacts downstream. Rory Stewart, Minister for Forestry at Westminster and local MP, has been approached to do the opening address. International speakers will present papers on subjects such as Flooding, Environment and Recreation, to allow comparisons to be made with how forests and forestry engineering are managed in France.   The costs are £100 plus Vat (£120) / Student £25 plus vat (£30).   
Download more information:  FEGProgramSummaryandBookingForm.pdf
Book your place at:  eventbookpay/FEG2016

New agricultural engineering recruitment video


A new video has been prodcued by the French Scientific Agriculture Network and EurAgEng promoting all the benefits of working in agricultural engineering.



Robots: faithful servants or existential threat?

As part of EPSRC UK Robotics Week 2016, the Royal Academy of Engineering invites you to attend an expert panel discussion on Wednesday 29 June  considering the ethics and regulation of robotics and autonomous systems which are generating an increasing number of benefits for our society.  They are creating safer ways of tackling environmental disasters, improving efficiencies in agriculture and sparking innovation in how we delivery surgery and healthcare.  

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) Report on Soil Health

A cross-party group of MPs has called for action to protect soil health, warning that some of the most productive land in England is at risk of becoming unprofitable within a generation because of soil erosion and loss of carbon.

Access the report

Dr Robert Merrall our new President Convenes IAgrE Conference

Learn how to get your invention to a finished product at this years’ Institution of Agricultural Engineers Conference (IAgrE) – ‘Concepts to Cash’ (#IAgrEconference)

Being an inventor is one thing but having the ability to fund your idea through development and manufacture is something else and the theme of this year’s IAgrE conference which takes place on Wednesday 16 November at Harper Adams University.

The conference is designed to deal with the challenge of ensuring your new idea stays with you and is not stolen, how you can work with others openly and yet retain intellectual property, what challenges you will need to consider and where to find funding. 

New IAgrE application form

Following feedback from our members, we have now simplified our application form for admission, transfer and registration.   The Application Form is now available as a Word Form  or a PDF Form.   New Guidance notes will help you in completion of the form and our Guidance on IAgrE membership grades and registration may also assist you.  As before with your completed application form, you will also need to provide a current full and detailed CV which describes in detail your working history and experience.  We will need copies of academic certificates and details of education/training.



CROPWORLD GLOBAL 2016 - IAgrE Members to receive a 20% discount to attend the Congress

The Leading Exhibition and Congress in Europe for Innovations in Crop Production, Protection and Agricultural Technology.

CropWorld Global is the only event held in Europe looking at new solutions to agribusiness challenges and focused on innovations across crop protection, production and related areas including irrigation, precision agriculture and regulatory developments.

Join fellow agribusiness professionals, scientists and regulators from 100 countries for 2 days of first-rate networking and new business opportunities in Amsterdam on 24-25 October 2016.

To register and find out more visit (use code IAgrE to benefit from the 20% discount)           

What's on

Wednesday 6 July, 5.30pm
Mike Whiting, Western Branch

Tuesday 12 July - Friday 15 July

Thursday 14 July 2016
Harper Adams University/IFSA

24 - 28 July 2016
Association of Lecturers in Agricultural Machinery (ALAM)


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