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Welcome to West TN Research & Education Center
Jackson, TN


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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Weed Research
"A climate that's good for a variety of crops means many types of weeds also thrive. UT AgResearch works to..."
 
Cotton Sub-Irrigation
"Watering plants to make them grow works in a small garden or lawn, but is not so easy when you're talking..."
 
Turtle Research
"University of Tennessee Turtle research in West Tennessee"
 
Stinkbugs
"Insects are among the greatest threats to agriculture. Tennessee farmers have seen some pests disappear, but..."

Get detailed weather information from the WTREC Weather Station.

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Summer Celebration  Thursday, July 10, 2014, TBD

Milan No-Till  Thursday, July 24, 2014, Milan  RECMLN

Cotton Tour  Wednesday, September 03, 2014, TBD