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
Apr 8, 2013
The Federation of Soil and Water Conservation District Orientation for New Employees returns to Waterman Farm on April 9, 2013 and September 10, 2013. The field tours for new USDA-NRCS employees around the country demonstrate innovative agricultural best management practices such as the in-stream two-stage ditch concept and edge-of-field bioreactors.