Agricultural Research and Education Centers

farm photosThe College of Agriculture maintains three Agricultural Research and Education Centers to serve the needs of our stakeholders, students and faculty. 

Ashland City AREC

The 124-acre Agricultural Research and Education Center is located approximately 5 miles southeast of Ashland City, TN on the banks of the Cumberland River. The center is designed as a teaching and learning facility with applied research in agroforestry, aquaculture, small ruminant management, vegetable and small fruit production, sustainable agriculture, organic production, pesticide storage and handling, post harvest handling and environmental stewardship/water quality. Details...

Main Campus AREC

Adjacent to the TSU main campus in Nashville, this facility is home to the meat goat research program, the TSU Community Garden, biofuels research, and other research and Extension programs. Soil maps of the Main Campus AREC are available in low resolution (1.5 mb) and high resolution (17 mb).

Otis L. Floyd  Nursery Research Center

Located about 80 miles southeast of Nashville on the edge of the Cumberland Plateau, the Tennessee State University Otis L. Floyd Nursery Research Center is a research facility dedicated to the improvement of the Tennessee nursery crop industry.  It is operated through a cooperative effort between Tennessee State University and the United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service. Details ... 


Research Complex - Main Campus

Main Campus AREC