Columbus Farms and Field Lab Facilities

The Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory is a 261-acre demonstration, education and research site highlighting a range of agriculture and agricultural best management practices. Located on Ohio State’s Columbus campus, Waterman encompasses a 100-cow dairy farm, 90 acres of research plots, demonstration gardens, a forested area and woodlot, intensive irrigated and nonirrigated crop and turfgrass research plots, and the Rothenbuhler Honey Bee Research Laboratory. It is a unique, rural environment within the limits of Columbus, the 14th largest city in the United States. 

Field day at Waterman dairy Garden of Hope at Waterman facility Turfgrass field day at Waterman