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Every farmer is interested in obtaining high and high quality harvests. In order to achieve this objective, correct, economically and agronomically justified fertilising needs to be carried out, which cannot be provided without knowledge of agronomic soil performance. Information on agrochemical indicators can be obtained by applying fields for the agronomic exploration of soils.
The agronomic exploration of soils shall include:
• professional soil sampling according to a prepared plan;
• analysis of soil samples in an accredited laboratory;
• computerised processing and assessment of the results of agrochemical soil tests;
• digital maps for soil agro-chemical research and preparation of agro-chemical research materials.

Process description

  1. Service requests
    • Customer submits documents using the e-service Rural Support Service (LAD) in the Electronic Login System (EPS)
    • To do this, register with the LAD Customer Register. When you register for a LAD client, the EPS access is granted automatically. Detailed information on the required documents and the procedures for submitting them is available on the http://www.lad.gov.lv/lv/e-login-system-eps-1/ka-klut-per-user website of the LAD.
    • if the customer is already registered in the LAD Customer Register, the LAD EPS is authored and the “National Plant Protection Service” service is selected under the main menu.
    Detailed instructions on the use of the LAD EPS e-service “Soil agronomic research” are available in the Manual http://www.lad.gov.lv/files/rokasgramata_agrokimiska_izpete_2017.pdf

    In person
    • the customer arrives at the State Plant Protection Service or its regional department and submits documents

    • sending documents by e-mail
    • documents must be signed with a secure electronic signature

    • Customer sends documents by mail

    The following documents shall be attached to the application
    • plan of land borders of areas to be mapped with cadastre numbers
    • highlighted blocks of fields with rural block numbers (using e-service)

    The State Plant Protection Service shall:
    • develop a soil sampling plan;
    • take soil samples according to the plan;
    • perform an analysis of soil samples in the laboratory;
    • carry out computerised processing of the results of agrochemical soil tests and prepare an assessment;
    • prepare a digital map of soil agrochemical research and develop agro-chemical research materials.

  2. Payment for service
    The service shall be paid in accordance with the invoice of the State Plant Protection Service, which has been issued on the basis of points 26, 27, 28 and 29 of Annex 2 to Cabinet Regulation No 493 of 12 July 2012, Schedule of Payment Services of the State Plant Protection Service.

    Service Fee Properties
    Consignee: State Plant Protection Service
    Registration No 90000042982
    Account No. LV47TREL2160320005000
    Bank: Treasury

  3. Receipt of services
    • Customer receives research results in the Electronic Login System of Rural Support https://eps.lad.gov.lv/login

    • Customer receives research results to the official e-mail address or e-mail address specified

    • Customer receives research results to the specified mail address