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Welcome to the Middle TN AgResearch and Education Center at Spring Hill


The Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center conducts both research and demonstration trials that provide solutions and education to our community, state and nationís agricultural producers and the many non-agricultural producing public that rely on our industry for a safe and economical food supply, fiber and more. This center is located in beautiful Spring Hill, Tennessee and maintains a diversity of resources and opportunities for UTIA researchers and educators ranging from:
  • a 150 head commercial cow/calf operation with focus in reproduction, nutrition, health, as well as, growth and development.

  • a 140 head production dairy with both Holstein and Jersey with focus on reproduction and milk quality.

  • a crop based small plots program emphasizing cropping systems, cover crops, fertilization requirements, corn silage, corn for grain and soybean production.

  • our Stateís Bull Test/Genetic evaluation center actively improving the quality and economic efficiency of our Stateís purebred and commercial beef cattle industry.

  • the Equine Extension/Teaching facility.

  • the Reproductive Management and Training School, 5 schools held each year.

  • an Ultrasound and Reproductive Technologies training course.


  • MTREC enjoys the presence and a cooperative working relationship with faculty from the:

News (more)

Events (more)

Master Beef Classes  3/3-4/7, Springfield  HRREC

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day  6/9, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm CST

Video (more)

 
Cattle Sell-Off
"Some livestock barns are selling three and four times the usual number of cattle, but thatís not necessarily..."
 
Bees
"Honeybees are dying nationwide due to a disease that is wiping out colonies. UTIA researchers are working to..."
 
Cover Crop Concerns
"Cover crops can be an effective tool in a weed management program, but there are concerns. Researchers with..."
 
Fence Line Feeder
"UT Extension and AgResearch have been experimenting with fence line feeders, a system that seem to work..."

Contact us

Middle Tennessee
Research & Education Center
P.O. Box 160
1000 Main Entrance Drive
Spring Hill, TN 37174

Phone: 931-486-2129
Fax: 931-486-0141
savage15@tennessee.edu