SERIDA is an open body of the Principality of Asturias with its own lawful identity, made by Law 5/1999, whose reason for existing is to add to the modernization and change of the limits of the provincial agri-sustenance division through the advancement and execution of research and Agro-nourishment mechanical improvement, so as to accomplish a change in profitability, expansion in the segment and raising the wage of essential resources.
Since the Government of the Principality of Asturias assumed control over the forces in agrarian research, these were overseen by the capable board in matters of agri-nourishment, which right now is the Regional Ministry of Agro-industry and Indigenous Resources. In this guiding, inside the General Directorate of Agri-sustenance, it is the Regional Service of Research and Agri-Food Development (SERIDA) that executes agrarian and nourishment investigate programs.
The Provincial Council of Asturias, in a joint effort with the National Institute of Colonization, accepted the accountability of attempting to enhance the methods and techniques for rural generation in their regional regions, making ranches schools arranged for the most part to fill inadequacies of methods for creation like plants and Stallions, counseling administrations, including the preparation of agriculturists and controlled youth preparing, for which they would get bolster from the Ministry, through the Directorate General of Agricultural Training.
In Asturias, the Provincial Council set up three homesteads schools: one in Oviedo (La Cadellada) another in Pola de Siero and another in Villaviciosa, albeit another was at that point working in Grado; To "scatter for the advantage of the ranchers of this territory and give a more prominent respect their dirt through farming and domesticated animals training." The City Council of Villaviciosa furnished the financing with which the County Council would purchase the primary property (a little more than 8 ha), which would later be building structures, planting trees and including new ranches. In this period the pomological work is set apart until the official introduction in September of 1956, in which it happened to be named of authority way and conclusive Pomological Station.
In any case, it could never leave the domesticated animals area, which had been the initially, and would likewise address later plant and ranger service exercises. The SERIDA has, at its central command in Villaviciosa, an extensive bibliographical accumulation spent significant time in agrarian and sustenance subjects. The Library has a gathering of more than 8,000 monographs, a large portion of which are gifts from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and other farming exploration focuses. Furthermore, 155 titles of continuous periodicals are a piece of its assets, of which 35% is paid by membership and the rest by gift or trade.