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

Summer Celebration plant sale.

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.

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Cotton Irrigation
"Cotton is hurting because of this summerís drought. UTIA researchers are studying how cotton reacts to a lack..."
"Its one of our most lasting symbols of America - wind gently sweeping through a grain field. And soon it..."
Weed Research
"A climate that's good for a variety of crops means many types of weeds also thrive. UT AgResearch works to..."
Managing Cover Crops
"An overview of a UTIA research project evaluating both the timing and products used to terminate cover crops."

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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