Finding real life solutions at the West TN AgResearch & Education Center.

We're home to the UT Gardens Jackson.

Our Fall Plant Sale is Thursday, October 6, 2016.

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.

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Our local events

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Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop  3/23, Noon - 4:00 pm, PBB 156/157  AgRsch

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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..."
Bottle Art at UT Gardens Jackson
"More than 6,000 bottles were used to create this stunning garden display!"
Forest Research
"UT's Institute of Agriculture has research projects statewide to help landowners better manage their timber."
"There's a new crop Tennessee farmers might consider. Researchers are experimenting with sesame, produced for..."

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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