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MTREC Entrance Sign

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)

Bull Test Open House  12/5, 9:00 am CST

Farm Bureau Staff Retreat  12/13, 9:30 am CST

Video (more)

 
Beef Cattle
"Beef cattle farming is Tennesseeís number one farm commodity - and herd reproductive health is critical. UTís..."
 
Switchgrass Forage
"Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and..."
 
Bees
"Honeybees are dying nationwide due to a disease that is wiping out colonies. UTIA researchers are working to..."
 
Pond Management
"UT Extension helps landowners build and maintain ponds as a source of water, and as habitat for fish, water..."

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