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 *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 35 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 23


ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 3 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 23


Participating members


Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 23/SC 2 Common tests Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 3 Safety and comfort Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 4 Tractors Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 6 Equipment for crop protection Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 7 Equipment for harvesting and conservation Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 13 Powered lawn and garden equipment Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 14 Operator controls, operator symbols and other displays, operator manuals Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 15 Machinery for forestry Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 17 Manually portable forest machinery Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 18 Irrigation and drainage equipment and systems Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/SC 19 Agricultural electronics Sub committee
ISO/TC 23/CAG Chairman's advisory group Working group
ISO/TC 23/WG 5 ISO 22172 RMI – Use cases Working group
ISO/TC 23/WG 6 Monitoring device milking installations Working group
ISO/TC 23/WG 7 Soil working equipment Working group


Joint working groups under the responsibility of another committee

Reference Title
ISO/TC 110/SC 4/WG 8 Joint between between TC 127, TC 110/SC 4 and TC 23: Telehandlers

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
4 December 2020 Virtual ISO/TC 23  
10 December 2020 Virtual ISO/TC 23/SC 3  
11 January 2021 Virtual ISO/TC 23/SC 19  

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

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