The aims and objectives of the Society are to promote development of Agricultural Extension profession, its research and practice through:
Upholding the educational needs of the farming community for increased productivity and better living.
Helping Government to formulate, evaluate and adopt policies and programmes pertaining to development of agricultural extension profession;
Advising Government for effective operation of agricultural extension services as its educational arms for agricultural development
Promoting policy best practices in the agricultural sector through participative policy advocacy and brockerage.
Promoting rural development efforts leading to poverty reduction and livelihoods improvement.
Holding seminars, conferences, workshops and such other activities related to agricultural extension;
Publishing periodicals, journals and other literatures pertaining to agricultural extension;
Upholding the dignity, status and honour of the agricultural extension profession and its members and creating cordial relations among them;
Creating healthy environment among the members of the Society and its related organizations;
Providing recognition to the accomplished professionals for their significant contribution to this profession, awarding national awards, title, symbols and certificates;
Maintaining liaison between agricultural extension and related organizations in and outside the country;
Engaging in such other things as are conducive to the betterment of Agricultural Extension profession and its members.