Standardization of tractors, machines, systems, implements and their equipment used in agriculture and forestry as well as gardening, landscaping, irrigation and other related areas in which such equipment is used, including electronic/electrical aspects and electronic identification as well as electronic identification of all categories of animals.

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Published ISO standards *

of which 36 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 23


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 23/SC 2 Common tests Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 3 Safety and comfort Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 4 Tractors Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 6 Equipment for crop protection Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 7 Equipment for harvesting and conservation Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 13 Powered lawn and garden equipment Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 14 Operator controls, operator symbols and other displays, operator manuals Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 15 Machinery for forestry Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 17 Manually portable (hand-held) powered lawn and garden equipment and forest machinery Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 18 Irrigation and drainage equipment and systems Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/SC 19 Agricultural electronics Subcommittee
ISO/TC 23/CAG   Chair's Advisory Group Working group
ISO/TC 23/WG 1   Milking machines Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 23

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 23:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 110/SC 4 Rough-terrain trucks ISO
ISO/TC 110/SC 5 Sustainability ISO
ISO/TC 127 Earth-moving machinery ISO
ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases ISO
ISO/TC 297 Waste collection and transportation management ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 23

ISO/TC 23 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 41 Pulleys and belts (including veebelts) ISO
ISO/TC 41/SC 1 Friction ISO
ISO/TC 70/SC 8 Exhaust gas emission measurement ISO
ISO/TC 100 Chains and chain sprockets for power transmission and conveyors ISO
ISO/TC 110/SC 4 Rough-terrain trucks ISO
ISO/TC 115 Pumps ISO
ISO/TC 127 Earth-moving machinery ISO
ISO/TC 131/SC 3 Cylinders ISO
ISO/TC 131/SC 9 Installations and systems ISO
ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases ISO
ISO/TC 145 Graphical symbols ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 1 General ergonomics principles ISO
ISO/TC 159/SC 3 Anthropometry and biomechanics ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
CEMA European Committee of Associations of Manufacturers of Agricultural Machinery A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
IDF International Dairy Federation A
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, OECD A
SBS - Small Business Standards Small Business Standards A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
17-21 June 2024 Minato City (Japan) ISO/TC 23/SC 19  
11 September 2024 Milwaukee (United States) ISO/TC 23/SC 3  
12 September 2024 Milwaukee (United States) ISO/TC 23/SC 4  
13 September 2024 Milwaukee (United States) ISO/TC 23/SC 2  
23-27 September 2024 Delft (Netherlands) ISO/TC 23/SC 6  
3-6 December 2024 Shanghai (China) ISO/TC 23/SC 17  
10 December 2024 Saint-Denis (France) ISO/TC 23 **

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

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