The Manitoba Institute of Agrologists or Agrologists Manitoba regulates the practice of agrology in Manitoba and registers practitioners to ensure safe, competent practice of Agrology.
Protecting the Public
Agrologists Manitoba is a self-regulatory body operating under the authority from The Agrologists Act of Manitoba.
Agrologists Manitoba’s mandate under “The Agrologists Act” is to protect the public’s interest via the Objectives below. Similar legislation is in effect in all other Canadian provinces.
By setting standards for education and other competencies, the public can identify fully qualified, registered Agrologists, as those who are competent to provide knowledge and advice in agrology.
To protect and serve the public, Agrologists Manitoba:
- Sets requirements and standards for registration of and practice by registrants;
- Provides governance and oversight to registrants;
- Establishes and maintain standards of ethics with which all registrants must comply;
- Holds registrants accountable to the public and to the profession through a transparent process of review, complaints investigation and discipline; and
- Provides information about the practice of agrology to the public, employers, clients and registrants.
Setting the Standards
The Provincial Council [Board of Directors] is responsible for governing Agrologists Manitoba and establishing the standards for the profession.
It is financed and maintained through fees charged to registrants and operates at no cost to the public.