Assistant Professor in SEED and Assistant Director of Merry Lea Teaching Farm
Office: Rieth Village at Merry Lea
B.S. Environmental Science, Lipscomb University, 2006
M.S. Agronomy, The Pennsylvania State University, 2009
Ruth’s roles include teaching courses and further developing animal husbandry on the Merry Lea Teaching Farm. Cover crop research is one of her areas of expertise. Ruth especially values apprentice-style learning–working beside her students and coaching them in the field. Ruth and her husband, John, arrived at Merry Lea in January 2017.