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Welcome to West TN AgResearch & Education Center
Jackson, TN

 Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show   Thursday, July 9, 2015


WTREC Main Bldg Known for its research on ornamentals, turf grasses, agronomic and horticultural crops, the West Tennessee Research 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.

For more information, contact Robert M. Hayes, Research Center Director, at 731/424-1643, or email wtrec@utk.edu.

 

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Biofuel
"A recent report says the U.S. could produce a billion tons of biofuel materials each year, without impacting..."
 
Cotton Irrigation
"Cotton is hurting because of this summerís drought. UTIA researchers are studying how cotton reacts to a lack..."
 
Cotton Module Picker
"More and more producers are using cotton module pickers to get their crops from the field to the gin."
 
Stinkbugs
"Insects are among the greatest threats to agriculture. Tennessee farmers have seen some pests disappear, but..."

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Our local events
 
Summer Celebration  7/9, 10:00 AM

Cotton Tour  9/2, 8:30 AM


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 

None listed.