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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Wall Gardening
"You obviously need dirt to grow something, but you can also use .... a wall."
Weather Station
"There's a saying in Tennessee - if you don't like the weather, just wait a few minutes, it's about to change!..."
Ag Year Preview
"Spring is almost here, and itís just about time for Tennessee farmers to plant their 2012 crops. All..."
The Story of Cotton
"A look at the history, production and uses of cotton."

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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