Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue
seed vac solutions logo over graphic

UTIA Extension Startup Licenses Technology That Sstreamlines Large-plot Trials

On-farm, large-plot variety strip trials are an important way to evaluate crop production under realistic conditions, benefiting farmers, seed companies and researchers.

Staff and faculty at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA)  –- work with regional growers and producers to conduct large-plot trials. While on-farm data is essential, these trials take time, leading to a reluctance by some farmers to participate due to equipment downtime.

To help solve this issue, two researchers from UTIA Ag Research and UTIA Extension recently licensed intellectual property (IP) that streamlines large-plot trials for farmers in West Tennessee and the rest of the country.

Read more at the University of Tennessee Research Foundation News.