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.

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Our local events
 

None listed.


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop  3/23, Noon - 4:00 pm, PBB 156/157  AgRsch

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Managing 8-inch Palmer Pigweed
"Weed control programs for late-season palmer amaranth in corn"
 
Managing Cover Crops
"An overview of a UTIA research project evaluating both the timing and products used to terminate cover crops."
 
Forest Research
"UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber."
 
Sesame
"There's a new crop Tennessee farmers might consider. Researchers are experimenting with sesame, produced for..."

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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