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Welcome to West TN AgResearch & Education Center
Jackson, TN

 Summer Celebration Lawn & Garden Show   Thursday, July 9, 2015


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.

 

Video (more)

 
Cotton's Comeback?
"Cotton remains a staple in southern agriculture, but in recent years the number of acres in Tennessee has..."
 
Cotton Sub-Irrigation
"Watering plants to make them grow works in a small garden or lawn, but is not so easy when you're talking..."
 
Ag Year Preview
"Spring is almost here, and itís just about time for Tennessee farmers to plant their 2012 crops. All..."
 
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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Our local events
 
Summer Celebration  7/9, 10:00 AM

Cotton Tour  9/2, 8:30 AM


Other UTIA events, or elsewhere
 

None listed.