The objective of the Trust is to advance knowledge, understanding, practice, and competence in the application of engineering and technology to achieve sustainable agricultural, food and biological systems for the benefit of the environment and mankind.
The Trust provides funding to enable competent individuals and organisations to pursue:
Education, training, research and knowledge transfer.
Innovation and the application of science and technology with respect to the design, development, evaluation and construction of machines, systems and techniques.
Travel to acquire or disseminate knowledge.
The development or acquisition of new skills, techniques and capabilities.
The development and maintenance of professional competencies. (Including Membership of IAgrE (Institution of Agricultural Engineers) for students on relevant courses or research programmes.)