Real life solutions at the West Tennessee AgResearch & Education Center.

Make plans to attend Summer Celebration!

Producers on a cotton tour.

Ongoing field research.

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)

Our local events
 
Cotton Tour  9/7


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 
Milan No-Till  7/28, Milan  RECMLN

Video (more)

 
Bee Research
"Researchers at the UT Institute of Agriculture are exploring reasons behind the decline of the honeybee..."
 
Cover Crop Concerns
"Cover crops can be an effective tool in a weed management program, but there are concerns. Researchers with..."
 
Managing 8-inch Palmer Pigweed
"Weed control programs for late-season palmer amaranth in corn"
 
Weed Control Strategy
"'The Minute' host Jake Turner interviews Larry Steckel on weed control."

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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