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Welcome to West TN Research & Education Center
Jackson, TN

   Cotton Tour - Wed., Sep. 3, 2014

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


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Cotton Tour  Wednesday, September 03, 2014, 8:30 am   Graphic

Landscape Review  Thursday, September 04, 2014, 9:00 am   News release