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

We're home to the UT Gardens Jackson.

Cotton Tour scheduled for September 7, 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.

Events (more)

Our local events
 
Fall Plant Sale & Garden Lecture Series  10/6, 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm   Plant List


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 
Fall Folklore Jamboree  10/15, 9 am, Milan  RECMLN

Video (more)

 
Bottle Art at UT Gardens Jackson
"More than 6,000 bottles were used to create this stunning garden display!"
 
Weed Control Strategy
"'The Minute' host Jake Turner interviews Larry Steckel on weed control."
 
Nozzle Selection
"Nozzle selection has been simplified over the years, but different types of nozzles are needed for different..."
 
Sesame
"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
wtrec@utk.edu