Finding real life solutions at the West TN AgResearch & Education Center.

We're home to the UT Gardens Jackson.

We facilitate the research of agricultural scientists...

...who create Real. Life. Solutions.

A meeting place for scientists and the public.
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Welcome to the West TN AgResearch and Education Center
Jackson, TN


WTREC Main Bldg Known for its research on ornamentals, turf grasses, agronomic and horticultural crops, the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, established in 1907, is the oldest research center in the U.T. system.

University scientists from:
as well as USDA-ARS researchers, along with a capable support staff conduct over 100 investigations annually to evaluate new cultivars, test and develop technology for more efficient crop production and a safer and aesthetically pleasing environment.

Events (more)

Summer Celebration  7/13, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cotton Tour  9/6, 8:00 - 1:00 pm

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day  6/13, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm, Spring Hill  MTREC

UT Gardens Green Industry  6/20, 8:00 am, Knoxville  UTGard

Video (more)

 
Managing 8-inch Palmer Pigweed
"Weed control programs for late-season palmer amaranth in corn"
 
Bottle Art at UT Gardens Jackson
"More than 6,000 bottles were used to create this stunning garden display!"
 
Bee Research
"Researchers at the UT Institute of Agriculture are exploring reasons behind the decline of the honeybee..."
 
Nozzle Selection
"Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different..."

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Contact us

West Tennessee AgResearch
and Education Center

605 Airways Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301

Phone: 731-424-1643

Fax: 731-425-4760
wtrec@utk.edu