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

Home of 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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Important Coronavirus Update Regarding Guidance for Accessing Our Center (Updated 4/2/20)


Designated Contact for Center Access During the COVID-19 Response



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)

Weed Tour  6/17

No-Till Field Day  7/23, 7 am, Milan  RECMLN

Cotton Tour  9/2

Video (more)

 
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..."
 
Crapemyrtle Bark Scale
"Southerners have come to rely on the Crapemyrtle as a dependable plant..."
 
Weather Stations
"Researchers at UTIA are measuring weather data, and how rising temperatures impact farming and the number of..."

News (more)

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