Bruce Miller

AVTE Department Head


Bruce Miller

Contact Information

Office Location: ASTE 101C
Phone: (435) 797-2232
Email: bruce.miller@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural and Extension Education, Iowa State University, 1991
MS, Mechanized Agriculture, (Agricultural Education), University of Nebraska, 1986
BS, Mechanized Agriculture, University of Nebraska, 1984

Awards

CSREES Partnership Award - Mutltistate Efforts, 2008

SBIR Proposal Reviewer, 2007

Special Panel Reviewer, 2007

ESCOP/ACOP Leadership Development Program Graduate - Class 10, 2001

Teacher Fellow, 1998

NACTA

Faculty of the Quarter, 1997

Advisor of the Year, 1995


Publications | Abstracts

  • Pate, M., Miller, B., Beard, F., (2015). Teaching Applied Physcial Science in a Metals and Welding Activity. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Reeve, J., Endelman, J.B, Miller, B., Hole, D.J, (2012). Residual Effects of Compost on Soil Quality and Dryland Wheat Yield Sixteen Years after Compost Application. Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSAJ), 76:1, 278-285. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2011.0123
  • Habteselassie, M.Y, Miller, B., Thacker, S.G, Stark, J.M, Norton, J.M, (2006). Soil Nitrogen and Nutrient Dynamics after Repeated Application of Treated Dairy-waste. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 70, 1328-1337.
  • Miller, B., (2006). Gross N transformations and mineralization potential of an agricultural soil following repeated application of dairy waste. Soil Science of America Journal, 70, 1338-1348.
  • Habteselassie, M.Y, Stark, J.M, Miller, B., Thacker, S., Norton, J.M, (2006). Soil nitrogen and nutrient dynamics after repeated application of treated dairy-waste. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 70, 1328-1337.
  • Miller, B., (2006). Soil Nitrogen and nutrient dynamics during five years of application of organic and inorganic N-sources to an agricultural soil. Soil Science of America Journal, 70, 1328-1337.
  • Miller, B., (2005). Chemical Amendments and Process Controls to Reduce Ammonia Volatilization During In-House Composting. Compost Science and Utilization, 13, No. 2, 141-149.
  • Miller, B., (2005). Variability of atmospheric ammonia in high-rise, caged-layer composting. Compost Science and Utilization, 13(3), 162-168.
  • Miller, B., (2004). Microbial nitrogen transformations in response to treated dairy waste in agricultural soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSJA), 68, 1867-1874.
  • Stukenholtz, P.D, Koenig, R.T, Hole, D.J, Miller, B., (2002). Partitioning the nutrient and nonnutrient contributions of compost to dryland-organic wheat. Compost Science & Utilization, 10, 238–243.
  • Miller, B., (2002). Partitioning the nutrient and non-nutrient contributions of compost to dryland-organic wheat. Compost Sci. Util., 10, 238-243.
  • Miller, B., (2001). Site selection based on historical information as an alterantive to high frequency sampling of GPS soil mapping. J. of Agr. Systems, Technology and Management
  • Miller, B., (2001). The influence of bulking material type and volume on in-house composting in high-rise, caged layer facilities. Compost Science and Utilization, 9(1), 50-59.
  • Miller, B., (2000). In-house Composting in a High-Rise Layer Facility. J. of Applied Poultry Science, 9(2), 162-171.
  • Miller, B., (1999). Effects of aeration and moisture during windrow composting on the nitrogen fertilizer values of dairy waste composts. Applied Soil Ecology, 11, 17-28.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | MultiMedia

PowerPoint

  • Pate, M., Beard, F., Hatch, R., Miller, B., (2013). Agriculture Equipment Industry Partnership: The Cs in Curriculum Innovation are for Cooperation and Collaboration. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Web

    Other Media

    • Donaldson, S., George, H., Hamblen, B., Hefner, M., Laughlin, K., Kocher, S., Martin, D., Miller, B., Miller, R.L, Minshew, H., Smith, E., Steinbarger, D., Swanson, S., Williams, C., Williams, W., (2008). Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. Second Edition. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension *
    • Donaldson, S., George, H., Hamblen, B., Hefner, M., Kocher, S., Martin, D., Miller, B., Miller, R.L, Minshew, H., Steinbarger, D., Swanson, S., Williams, C., Williams, W., (2001). Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Technical Reports

    Research Reports

    • Miller, B., (2005). Inhouse Composting in High-rise, Caged Layer Facilities. USDA-SARE Fact Sheet # 04AGI2005 *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Other

    • Miller, B., (2007). The Decision Process Dairy Managers Use Regarding Manure Handling Systems in Utah. Utah State University, Logan, UT *
    • Miller, B., (2001). Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension *
    • Miller, B., (2001). Module 5. In: Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. Sue Donaldson, Editor *
    • Miller, B., (1999). On-farm composting of bovine mortalities in northern arid climates. M.S. Thesis, Dept. of ASTE *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2020
    ASTE 5260, 6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2019
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Summer 2019
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2019
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2019
    ASTE 5260, 6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2018
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2018
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2018
    ASTE 4900 - Senior Project Research and Creative Opportunity, Fall 2018
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2018
    TEE 6960 - Masters Project, Summer 2018
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2018
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2018
    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2017
    ASTE 1010 - Introduction to Agricultural Systems Technology, Fall 2017
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2017
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2017
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2017
    TEE 6960 - Masters Project, Summer 2017
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Summer 2017
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2017
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2017
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2017
    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2016
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2016
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2016
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2016
    TEE 6960 - Masters Project, Summer 2016
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2016
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2016
    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2015
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2015
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2015
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2015
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Summer 2015
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2015
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2015
    ASTE 5260,6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2014
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2014
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2014
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2014
    ASTE 6990 - Continuing Graduate Advisement, Summer 2014
    TEE 6960 - Masters Project, Summer 2014
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2014
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2014
    ASTE 5260,6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2013
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2013
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2013
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2013
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Summer 2013
    ASTE 2200 - Electricity in Agricultural Systems, Spring 2013
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2013
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2013
    ASTE 5260,6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2012
    ETE 4930 - Independent Study, Fall 2012
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2012
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2012
    ETE 6900 - Readings and Conference, Fall 2012
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2012
    ASTE 6970 - Research and Thesis, Summer 2012
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Summer 2012
    ASTE 2200 - Electricity in Agricultural Systems, Spring 2012
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Spring 2012
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Spring 2012
    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2011
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2011
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Summer 2011
    ASTE 2200 - ELECTRICITY AG SYSTM, Spring 2011
    ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
    ASTE 2200 - LABORATORY, Spring 2011
    ASTE 4250 - OCCUP EXPER IN AG, Spring 2011
    ASTE 6970 - RESEARCH & THESIS, Spring 2011
    ASTE 3900 - SPEC PROB IN AGED, Spring 2011
    ITDS 4900 - SR THESIS/PROJECT, Spring 2011
    ASTE 5260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2010
    ASTE 6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2010
    ASTE 6260 - Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Systems, Fall 2010
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experience, Fall 2010
    ASTE 2250 - Occupational Experience in Agriculture, Fall 2010
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experiences in Agriculture, Fall 2010
    ASTE 6970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2010
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2010
    ASTE 3900 - Special Problems in Agricultural Systems Technology and Education, Fall 2010
    ASTE 4100 - Agricultural Structures and Environment, Spring 2010
    ASTE 2200 - Electricity in Agricultural Systems, Spring 2010
    ASTE 4250 - Occupational Experience, Spring 2010

    Extension

    Agricultural Systems Technology and Education Department, - Ongoing

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Blair Miller, Agricultural Systems Technology & EducationMay 2010