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West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center

Known for its research on ornamentals, turfgrasses, agronomic, and horticultural crops, the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, established in 1907, is the oldest AgResearch Center in the UT System.

Scientists from several University of Tennessee departments as well as USDA-ARS researchers, along with a capable support staff, conduct more than one hundred investigations annually to evaluate new cultivars and test and develop technology for more efficient crop production and a safer and aesthetically pleasing environment.

Wheat
Our Research
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Visitors to the Summer Celebration event
Center Field Days
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Wall of colored bottles in the Gardens area
UT Gardens, Jackson
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Researcher collecting data in cotton field
Other Events
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Our 2020 Fall Plant Sale will be held in the main parking area of the West TN AgResearch and Education Center Sept 30 – Oct 1 from 12 -6pm each day.


NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center contributes more than $4 million into the local economy annually.

Spreading Biochar

Our scientists are educating producers on how to manage weeds, insects, nematodes, and disease effectively and economically.