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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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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"
 
Bottle Art at UT Gardens Jackson
"More than 6,000 bottles were used to create this stunning garden display!"
 
Managing Cover Crops
"An overview of a UTIA research project evaluating both the timing and products used to terminate cover crops."

Get detailed weather information from the WTREC Weather Station.

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