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Agrochemical department

Agrochemical department is a framework unit of State Plant Protection Service which, within its competence, is responsible for implementation of tasks set for the Service in accordance to the "Law On Circulation of Fertilisers" and Regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers to the surveillance surveillance of fertilisers and growing media, to use fertilisers in highly vulnerable zones and agrochemical research of soil, to protect consumers of fertilisers and growing media from the use of poor quality fertilisers and substrates, which are dangerous to human and animal health and to the environment, to protect water and soil from pollution with nitrates caused by agricultural activity and to compile information on agricultural land fertility llevels and their changes.

Skaidrīte Rulle
Director of Agrochemical department
Phone: +371-67551272

Laws and Regulations

Republic of Latvia Cabinet Regulation No. 834 Adopted 23 December 2014 "Regulation Regarding Protection of Water and Soil from Pollution with Nitrates Caused by Agricultural Activity" (languages - EN)

Republic of Latvia Cabinet Regulation No. 833 Adopted 4 October 2004 ,,Procedure of obtaining and summarising information on the fertility of land utilised for agriculture and changes therein” (languages - LV)

Ministry of Agriculture Arrangement No.21 from 29 August 2014 ,,Procedure for assessment of agrochemical research of soils and results thereof” (languages - LV)