Aug 15, 2019
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew “Dewey” Mann as Director of the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory as of July 15, 2019. Dr. Mann has been with CFAES since 2010, serving as lecturer and faculty advisor. Dewey earned his Ph.D. in food, agricultural and biological engineering from Ohio State, and his M.S. in agricultural and biological engineering from Purdue University. Dewey completed his undergraduate work in agricultural systems management at the University of Missouri.
Feb 15, 2019
The Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory takes pride in reaching out to our youth to provide education spanning a multitude of subjects and their connection to agriculture. To help kick-off the Metro Institute of Technology's Ohio STEM Learning Network Food Security Design Challenge for high school students, a representative from Waterman with a background in dietetics/outreach provided an introductory lecture covering the fundamentals of food security/insecurity and agriculture's role in alleviating the issue. The students were introduced to new terms such as food secur
Feb 14, 2019
For the past 3 years Waterman has proudly served as a service-learning partner to the students participating in the Biology 1113 honors course at the OSU. These students, most of which have no prior agricultural experience, are invited to our facilities for exposure to agriculture, and agricultural best management practices. Primarily, the students volunteer to assist the Waterman Team with sowing thousands of seeds in Howlett Greenhouse that will eventually be transplanted into the different community and nutrition education plots on Waterman, all the while accummulating service-learnin