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Rhonda Miller

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Cooperative Extension

Agricultural Environmental Quality; AgrAbility of Utah

Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Agronomy, Iowa State Univ ersity, 1993
MS, Agronomy, University of Nebraska, 1986
BS, Dual Major: Agronomy & Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska, 1983





Contact Information

Go toOffice Location: ASTE 113
DialPhone: 435-797-3772
SendEmail: rhonda.miller@usu.edu

Awards

Robins Award: Faculty University Shared Governance, 2014

Utah State University

Undergraduate Research Mentor, 2012

College of Agriculture

Living on the Land Curriculum, Western Extension Directors, 2009

Living on the Land Curriculum, CSREES Partnership Award, 2008

NACTA Teacher Fellow Award, 2007

Teacher of the Year, 2005

Living on the Land Curriculum, Communication Award, 2002

Living on the Land Curriculum, Educational Materials Award, 2002


  • Miller, R.L, Nielson, T., Jensen, M., Waldron, B.L, Bingham, T.J, Creech, J.E, Peel, M.D, (2016). Nutrient leaching under grazing systems with grass monocultures and grass-legume mixtures. American Society of Agronomy *
  • Miller, R.L, Nielson, T., Jensen, M., (2015). Impact of tannins on greenhouse gas emissions from urine and feces collected from grazing cows. ASABE *
  • Miller, R.L, Jensen, M., Nielson, T., (2014). Effects of Fertilizers on Medusahead Seedbank Potential and Seedling Growth. American Society of Agronomy *
  • Nielson, T., Miller, R.L, Beard, F., (2014). Cost-Benefit Analysis of Drying Solid Manure and Sludge Prior to Transport. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • Miller, R.L, Brown-Reither, A., Carlisle, D., (2014). Assistive Technology for Irrigation Systems in the West. International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health
  • Miller, R.L, Heemstra, J., (2014). Apps in Agriculture. eXtension *
  • Miller, R.L, (2014). Nutrient and Manure Management Apps. Utah State University Extension *
  • Miller, R.L, Jensen, B.J, Trinca, L., (2011). Effect of Grazing on Compaction and Nutrient Cycling. American Society of Agronomy
  • Miller, R.L, Petersen, M., Thomas, H., Anderson, J., Loveless, R., (2011). The Utah Strategy - using collaboration and cooperation to obtain voluntary compliance.. Region 8 EPA
  • Miller, R.L, (2010). Understanding the new animal feeding operation regulations.. Utah State University Extension Annual Conference Abstracts
  • Miller, R.L, (2010). Using zero-tension lysimeters to determine the effect of grazing on nutrient cycling. American Society of Agronomy 2010 Abstracts
  • Miller, R.L, Petersen, L.A, (2010). Effect of compaction on nitrogen cycling. American Society of Agricultural and Bioligical Engineers
  • Miller, R.L, Jensen, B., Munns, B., Cardon, G., (2009). Use of Steel Slag to Reduce Phosphorus Loading in Animal Waste Handling Systems. 2009 Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy *
  • Miller, R.L, Brown, J., (2008). Effects of traditional grazing and deferred grazing on nutrient cycling. 2008 Agronomy Abstracts: American Society of Agronomy *
  • Miller, R.L, Mortensen, D.N, (2007). Nutrient Leaching and Soil Compaction in Irrigated Pastures Under Management Intensive Grazing. 2007 Agronomy Abstracts *
  • Rasmussen, C.L, Warnick, B.K, Miller, R.L, (2007). Changes in Student Perceptions of Agriculture and LIfe Science during a General Education Life Science Course. NACTA Journal *
  • Miller, R.L, Warnick, B.K, Wheeler, J., (2007). Adding Rigor and Relevance to the Non-thesis Option of a Graduate Program in Agricultural Extension and Education. NACTA *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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    Publications - Curriculum

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      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Cox, S., Peel, M.D, Creech, J.E, Waldron, B.L, Eun, J., Zobell, D., Miller, R.L, Snyder, D.L, Forage production of grass-legume binary mixtures on Intermountain Western USA irrigated pastures. Crop Science
      • Noviandi, C.T, Eun, J., Waldron, B.L, Min, B.R, Zobell, D., Miller, R.L, (2014). Effects of energy supplementation in pasture forages on in vitro ruminal fermentation characteristics in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, In Press
      • Noviandi, C.T, Eun, J., Peel, M.D, Waldron, B.L, Min, B.R, Zobell, D., Miller, R.L, (2014). Effects of energy supplementation in pasture forages on in vitro ruminal fermentation characteristics in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist, 30, 13–22.
      • Noviandi, C.T, Eun, J., Peel, M.D, Waldron, B.L, Min, B.R, Zobell, D., Miller, R.L, Effects of energy supplementation in pasture forages on in vitro ruminal fermentation characteristics in continuous cultures. Professional Animal Scientist
      • Major, J., Miller, R.L, (2012). Global 4-H Network: Laying the Groundwork Survey. Journal of Extension, 50:6, Article 6FEA3.
      • Burritt, E., McNeal, L., Miller, R.L, Villar, F., (2012). Flushing ewes improves the number of offspring in a range management system. . Journal of the NACAA, 5:2
      • Miller, R.L, Jensen, B.J, Munns, B.T, Cardon, G.E, (2011). Use of steel slag to remove dissolved phosphorus from lagoon supernatant. Transactions of ASABE, 54:1, 191-196.
      • Mariger, S.C, Grisso, R.D, Perumpral, J.V, Sorenson, A.W, Christensen, N.K, Miller, R.L, (2009). Virginia Agricultural Health and Safety Survey.. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 15(1), 37-47.
      • Miller, R.L, Israelsen, C.E, Jensen, J., (2008). Agroterrorism: A mixed methods study examining the attitudes and perceptions of Utah producers.. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 14(3), 273-282.
      • Rasmussen, C.L, Warnick, B.K, Miller, R.L, (2008). Using a general education life science course to teach agriculture: Changing student perceptions. NACTA Journal, 52:1, 44-48.
      • Miller, R.L, Platero, L.C, (2006). Technology transfer preferences of researchers and producers in sustainable agriculture. Journal of Extension [On-line], 44(3), Article:3RIB2.
      • Burritt, E., Mayland, H., Provenza, F.D, Miller, R.L, Burns, J., (2005). Effect of added sugar on preference and intake by sheep of hay cut in the morning versus the afternoon. Applied animal behaviour science, 94:3, 245–254.
      • Burritt, E.A, Mayland, H.F, Provenza, F.D, Miller, R.L, Burns, J.C, (2005). Effect of added sugar on preference and intake by sheep of hay cut in the morning versus the afternoon. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 94(3-4), 245-254.
      • Tarpley, R.S, Miller, R.L, (2004). Factors associated with the choice of college major in Utah. NACTA Journal, 48:2, 13-16.
      • Miller, R.L, Beard, F.R, (2004). Instructional display for electrical safety. Journal of Agricultural Systems Technology and Management (online), 19
      • Miller, R.L, Webster, J., Mariger, C., (2004). Nonfatal injury rates of Utah agricultural producers. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 10:4, 287-295.
      • Miller, R.L, Shibles, R.M, Hammond, E.G, Green, D.E, (1996). Effect of unique cytoplasms in reciprocal crosses of soybean. Crop Science, 36, 1196-1206.
      • Professional Journal

      • Miller, R.L, Israelsen, C.E, , (2008). Agroterrorism: Attitudes and perceptions of Utah producers.. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health
      • Public or Trade Journal

      • Miller, R.L, Hobby, J., Hargreaves, M., (2010). AgrAbility Program Finds A Good Neighbor in Local Rancher and School Teacher. Utah Farm Bureau News , 56(3):18-19 *
      • Miller, R.L, Hobby, J., Petersen, L., (2009). Working Together to Weather the Storm. Utah Farm Bureau News, 24-25. *
      • Miller, R.L, Hobby, J., Petersen, L., (2009). AgrAbility: Working Together to Keep Everyone Involved in the Family Farm. Utah Farm Bureau News, 20-22. *
      • Miller, R.L, Hobby, J., Petersen, L., (2009). Young Rancher's Dreams Fulfilled with Help from AgrAbility. Utah Farm Bureau News, 18-19. *
      • Miller, R.L, Ferguson, A.J, (2004). AgrAbility of Utah assists farm families with disabilities. Utah Farm Bureau News, 50(7), 12. *
      • Miller, R.L, Novak, S., (2003). A fourth-generation rancher's success story. AgrAbility Quarterly, 3(4), 1-2. *
      • Miller, R.L, (2002). AgrAbility of Utah: Helping people stay in agriculture. Utah Farm Bureau News, 48, 1. *
      • Miller, R.L, (2002). Never say never: AgrAbility program keeps disabled farmers, families active. ASAE Resource, 178997160.6. *

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      Publications - Literary Journal

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        Publications - MultiMedia

          Other Media

        • Miller, R.L, (2009). Producer's Website. *
        • 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., 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 *
        • 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 *
        • Miller, R.L, (2001). Module 4: Forage Establishment and Renovation. In: Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages, Ed. Sue Donaldson, University of Nevada *

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        Publications - Technical Reports

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          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

              Newsletter

              Newspaper

              Other

            • Miller, R.L, (2009). Home-Town Hero. Daily News Spectrum *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). AgrAbility Helps Keep Farm Family Member Involved. American Farm Bureau News *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). AgrAbility: Ingenuity Allows Farmers to Keep Working Despite Physical Disabilities. The Herald Journal *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). AgrAbility and OTs can Help Patients Reach their Goals. OT Newsletter *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). Utah Strategy - Phase II. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). Students Create Award-Winning Device- Independence Given. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). An AgrAbility Success Story. OPTIONS for Independence Newsletter *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). AgrAbility of Utah Project. FSA Newsletter *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). An AgrAbility Success Story. Extension Newsletter *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). New AFO/CAFO Regulations. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2009). Beating the Odds. The Herald Journal *
            • Miller, R.L, (2008). Effects of traditional grazing and deferred grazing on nutrient cycling.. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2008). Module 4: Pasture establishment and rennovation: Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Nutrient leaching and soil compaction in irrigated pastures under management intensive grazing. *
            • Miller, R.L, Petersen, L.A, Hessenius, A.L, (2007). Polio Lasting Effects. AgrAbility Quarterly *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Navigating Obstacles. Richfield Reaper *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Agrability de Utah. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). AgrAbility of Utah. *
            • Miller, R.L, Baer, R.D, Petersen, L.A, (2007). AgrAbility of Utah: Helping Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities. CPD CenterPoint News *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Time Marches On: Farmers Getting Older. The Spectrum and Daily News *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Utah farmers get older as the young bail out. Daily Herald *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). The Graying of Agriculture. Herald Journal *
            • Miller, R.L, (2007). Ranching and Farming with a Disability. Red Rock Review *
            • Miller, R.L, (2006). Helping Farmers Farm. Herald Journal *
            • Miller, R.L, MacAdam, J., Koenig, R., (2004). Management intensive grazing systems and the environment: Nitrogen and phosphorus leaching. USU Extension *
            • Miller, R.L, (2002). Nutrient leaching in intensively managed irrigated pasture in northern Utah. M.S. Thesis. Logan, UT: Utah State University. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2002). Nutrient leaching under management intensive grazing systems. Utah Pasture Handbook. Utah Agricultural Experiment Station and Utah State University Extension *
            • Miller, R.L, (2001). Module 4: Pasture establishment and rennovation: Living on the Land: Stewardship for Small Acreages. University of Nevada Cooperative Extension *
            • Miller, R.L, Gonzalez, M., (2001). ATV Safety. USU Extension AHS-12. Utah State University. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2000). Comparing the preferences for technology transfer practices between selected agricultural producers and principal investigators in the Western Region of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. M.S. Thesis. Logan, UT: Utah State University. *
            • Miller, R.L, (2000). Effects of exogenous cellulase and sulfur supplementation on ewes wintered on low-quality forage. M.S. Thesis. Logan, UT: Utah State University. *

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            Extension

            Agricultural Environmental Quality (2015-2020), 2015 - 2020
            AgrAbility of Utah (2014-2018), 2014 - 2018
            AgrAbility of Utah (2009-2014), 2009 - 2014
            Agricultural Environmental Quality (2009-2014), 2009 - 2014

            Graduate Students Mentored

            Jennifer Long, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, June 2016
            Candace Schaible , Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, May 2014
            Jim Bowcutt, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2010 2015
            Fernando Villar-Fornes, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2009 2015
            Helen Muntz, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, May 2013 - September 2015
            Joshua Dallin, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, June 2011 - July 2015
            Mylind Fawcett, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, July 2012 - August 2014
            Kristin Sittner, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2013 - December 2013
            Nayda Gonzalez, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, August 2009 - December 2011
            Jennifer Major, Agricultural Systems Technology & Education, January 2010 - June 2011