Krásné Údolí testing station was founded in 1998 as a result of the privatisation of one of the branches of the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture in Brno.
The testingstationis locatedin the village of Krásné Údolíin the Karlovy VaryRegion, being at an altitude of647meters above sea level. The main activity ofthe testing stationis thetesting of the biologicaleffectiveness ofpesticide products. Otheractivitiesincludetestingthe implementation ofvariety trials and conducting trialstoverify the effectiveness offertilizers. The testing station is also involved in standard agriculture activities such as the production and sale of field crops. Upon privatisation (UKZÚZ) the testing station covered 40 hectares and has expandedtoabout 170hectares inthe last fifteen years