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

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)

Cotton Tour  9/6, 8:00 - 1:00 pm

Fall Plant Sale  10/5, 3-6 pm

Fall Gardeners' Festival  8/29, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Crossville  PREC

Heritage Festival  10/14, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Grand Junction  RECAMES

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..."
 
West Tennessee Ag Museum
"It's a place where agriculture's history is told. The West Tennessee Agricultural Museum in Milan offers an..."

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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