Join more than 8,000 members representing over 100 countries who depend on ASABE for the latest news and information, professional development, networking and resources that augment your professional experience. Your ASABE membership will enhance your career by connecting you to a global community of like-minded individuals striving to make a positive impact on food, water, energy and the environment. ASABE keeps you abreast of emerging technologies, important trends, standards, accreditation and advances in a wide variety of technical interest areas.
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ASABE Technical Library
Aid your research or confront job challenges with quick access to the most expansive collection of technical information for agricultural and biological engineers. More than 30,000 technical documents including journals, standards, proceedings, textbooks, and reference books, and are at your fingertips 24/7. Members receive download credits for five standards, and 100 other documents annually included with membership.
Stay updated on the latest technical news with content written and driven by members working in your field. Published six times a year, each issue highlights case studies, research and features on a variety of topics.
Inside ASABE Newsletter
Receive Society and member news through the monthly e-newsletter, Inside ASABE. Learn how to best take advantage of your member benefits and stay informed about non-technical industry news.
Other ASABE Publications
Purchase even more technical content (from standards and textbooks to annual meeting proceedings and peer-reviewed journals) at deep, members-only discounts. ASABE provides the largest publications offering of interest to the agricultural and biological engineering profession.
Connect & Network
Get feedback on your work, provide advice, and connect with other professionals from around the globe on topics of interest. The Forums are a collaborative communication tool available exclusively to ASABE members.
ASABE Committee Search
Develop your leadership skills through a technical committee and collaborate, discuss and network with like-minded individuals from around the world. Browse by your area of interest and find one or more of the 180+ technical committees to join.
Technical Expertise Database (TED)
Choose your technical interest areas so other members can find you for collaborative work. ASABE also uses the Technical Expertise Database to field requests from third parties who need expertise in a specific area.
Annual International Meeting
Attend the most important agricultural and biological engineering meeting of the year. Learn the latest trends, research and techniques of the profession and connect and build relationships with your peers. Showcase your expertise by presenting or attend and continue to enhance your professional development. Members receive discounted registration to this fantastic learning and networking event.
Your membership is two for one and includes both international and Section membership. Participate at the local level and meet other professionals who face the daily challenges as you.
ASABE Member Roster
Available electronically, search your colleagues by name or geographic area. Find information about your fellow members anytime from anywhere in the world.
Enhance Your Professional Skills
Select a mentor based on his or her work, geographic location or interest area. Browse through bios of willing mentors and find one who interests you--mentors are not assigned. Mentoring is available for students and young professional members (under 35) or for professionals preparing to take the agricultural and biological engineering PE exam.
ASABE Continuing Education Center
The Continuing Education Center compiles courses from all types of engineering disciplines, searchable by subject area, with Professional Development Hours (PDHs) guaranteed to be accepted by all state boards of licensure. Access online courses and webinars relevant to your work 24/7 – all at a member discount.
ASABE Career Center
Access jobs relevant to you or post your resume in one easy location. The Career Center is searchable by keyword, location, discipline and experience level.
Awards and Scholarships
Be recognized by your peers for your work. Professional and student awards honor your outstanding achievements in the profession. Scholarships are available to deserving biological or agricultural engineering students.
Other Benefits of Membership
Member Certificate, Card & Pin
Show pride in your membership and demonstrate your commitment to bettering your profession.
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ASABE dues are, in most cases, based on age and are levied on the calendar year. This is why we ask for your birth date on all membership applications. Failure to provide us with your birth date will force us to put you in the highest dues category.
- $25 for students/preprofessionals.
- $40 for graduate students.
- $40 for new college graduates for the first two years after graduation. To qualify for this special rate, you must have been a Student/Preprofessional member the year of graduation and notify ASABE of your current address.
- $40 for new college graduates of post-undergraduate degrees for the first year after graduation. To qualify for this special rate, you must have been a Graduate Student member the year of graduation and notify ASABE of your current address.
- $114 for members aged 34 and under.
- $150 for members aged 35 to 64.
- $63 for members aged 65 to 74.
- $13 for members aged 75 to 89.
- Free for members aged 90+
- $21 - $75 for members from low-income countries - see list of eligible countries.
There is a $10 application fee for new and reinstating members. This fee is waived for students/preprofessionals and low-income country members.
Canadian members must join the Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE) as well as ASABE. Click here for a list of dues rates and here to learn more about CSBE.
Life membership in ASABE is available for members aged 35 and older. Please contact Mark Crossley for a Life Member quote.
The following application should not be used to pay your dues if you are currently a member. To renew your membership, please log into the member-only section of the site.
From a developing nation? You may be eligible for reduced dues. Click here for more information.
ASABE & CSBE-SCGAB Applications - PDF Format
Please use the following applications to download an application in PDF format and either scan and e-mail, mail or fax (269/429-3852) with payment.
Cooperating Organizations Online Applications
Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological & Food Engineers (AOC) Membership Application
Technical Expertise Database Form
Questions? Please call 800/371-2723 or 269/932-7028 or email.
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