Welcome to the web pages of the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture.
The position of the Institute is embodied in the Act No. 147/2002 Coll., on Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture and on amendments to certain related Acts (Act on the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture), as amended (hereinafter "Act No. 147 / 2002 Coll. "). The Institute is according to § 1 of this Act, the administrative authority subordinate to the Ministry of Agriculture.
- It is a specialised body of the public administration established by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic.
- It is an organisational unit of the state system.
- It is an administrative authority.
The Institute performs the administration and carries out some other administrative activities, expert and testing tasks and control and monitoring activities in accordance with special acts in the areas of plant variety testing, feedingstuffs, agrochemical testing of soils, soils and plant nutrition, seeds and seedlings of the grown plants, perennial plants (viniculture and hops), protection against harmful organisms and plant protection.
The headquarters of the Institute are in Brno and its activities are performed at workplaces throughout the Czech Republic.
Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture, holder of ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009 certificate for performance of administration, official control and related testing in the area of agricultural inputs.