Miller, Jim, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

5403 - 1 Avenue South
PO Box 3000
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1
Telephone: 403-317-2219
Fax: 403-382-3156
Email: jim.miller@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Soil science
  • Water quality
  • Hydrology
  • Riparian ecology
  • Manure management
  • Evaluation of beneficial management practices

Current Projects:

  • Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices in the Lower Little Bow Watershed of Southern Alberta using an Integrated Approach
  • Innovative strategies to understand and reduce Nitrogen losses from fertilizer and manure application and thereby reduce environmental degradation by enhancing crop utilization of Nitrogen

Affiliations:

  • Member of Alberta Institute of Agrologists
  • Member of Canadian Society of Soil Science
  • Member of American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America
  • Member of Canadian Water Quality Association

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2015

  • Yang, X.M., Drury, C.F., Bittman, S., Chantigny, M.H., Miller, J.J., Gregorich, E.G., Reynolds, W.D., and Yang, J.Y. (2015). "Microbial Glucosamine, Galactosamine and Muramic Acids in Some Canadian Agricultural soils.", ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting: Synergy in Science. Partnering for Solutions, Minneapolis, MN, USA, November 15-18, 2015. (Poster)

2014

  • Foroud, N.A. and Miller, J.J. (2014). "NMR resolutions of agricultural traits: From soil chemistry to crop health.", A Symposium Celebrating NMR Spectroscopy and Fluorine Chemistry at the University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, December 5, 2014. (Presentation)
  • Larney, F.J. and Miller, J.J. (2014). "Researcher perfects compost recipe.", Western Producer, 2014(December 25), pp. 10-11.
  • Larney, F.J., Olson, A.F., Miller, J.J., and Tovell, B.C. (2014). "Soluble salts, copper and zinc in simulated rain runoff from beef cattle manure compost windrows.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 29. (Abstract)
  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., Bremer, E., Hao, X., and Larney, F.J. (2014). "Influence of long-term composted or stockpiled feedlot manure application on crop and soil.", Canadian Geophysical Union-Canadian Society of Soil Science (CGU/CSSS) Joint Annual Meeting, Banff, AB, Canada, May 4-8, 2014. (Abstract)
  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Hao, X., Larney, F.J., and Drury, C.F. (2014). "Transport of chemicals through intact soil cores amended with composted or stockpiled feedlot manure with wood-chip or straw bedding.", 51st Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 12-14, 2014, pp. 31. (Abstract)

2013

  • Miller, J.J., Beasley, B.W., Larney, F.J., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Bremer, E. (2013). "Long-term effect of fresh and composted cattle manure on the size and nutrient composition of dry-sieved soil aggregates.", 50th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, February 19-21, 2013. (Abstract)

2012

  • Miller, J.J. (2012). "Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBs project) in the Lower Little Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta.", Agricultural Issues class, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, March 21, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J. (2012). "Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBs project) in the Lower Little Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta.", WEBs Annual Workshop, Ottawa, ON, Canada, January 30-31, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J. (2012). "Watershed evaluation of BMPs in the WEBs LLB watershed in southern Alberta.", Lethbridge Research Center open house, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, July 20, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J., Bremer, E., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Larney, F.J. (2012). "Long-term effect of fresh and composted cattle manure on the size and nutrient composition of dry-sieved soil aggregates.", Canadian Society of Soil Science (CSSS) and Association Québécoise de Spécialistes en Sciences du Sol (AQSSS) Joint Meeting, Manoir St-Castin, Lac Beauport, QC, Canada, June 3-8, 2012, pp. 110. (Abstract)
  • Miller, J.J., Chanasyk, D.S., Curtis, T.W., Lastuka, D., Rogness, D., Ross, C.M., Schmitt, K., Smith, E.G., and Willms, W.D. (2012). "Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBs project) in the Lower Little Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta.", 49th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Ramada Inn, Edmonton, AB, Canada, February 14-16, 2012. (Poster)
  • Miller, J.J., Chanasyk, D.S., Curtis, T.W., Olson, B.M., Lastuka, D., Lewis, M., Petry, S., Rogness, D., Ross, C.M., Schmitt, K., Smith, E.G., and Willms, W.D. (2012). "Influence of P- and N-based Manure Application on Runoff Quality.", 64th Annual International Conference of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Dearborn, MI, USA, July 11-15, 2009, Poster #41, pp. 68. (Poster)

2011

  • Jokinen, C.C., Mutschall, S.K., Ross, S.L., Buchanan, C., Kindt, A., Koning, W., Miller, J.J., Edge, T.A., Topp, E., Thomas, J.E., Gannon, V.P.J., and Taboada, E.N. (2011). "Application of comparative genomics-based genotyping to the molecular epidemiology of Campylobacter jejuni from the Oldman River watershed in southern Alberta, Canada.", 15th Annual Federal Food Safety and Nutrition Research Meeting (FFSNRM), Ottawa, ON, Canada, December 6, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Larney, F.J., Willms, W.D., Smith, E.G., Janzen, H.H., Ellert, B.H., and Miller, J.J. (2011). "Other long-term experiments at Lethbridge Research Centre.", Historical Rotations Workshop, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, June 21-22, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J. (2011). "Watershed Evaluation of Beneficial Management Practices (WEBs project) in the Lower Little Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta.", Annual Field Tour of WEBs Watershed, County of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, October 19, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J. (2011). "Watershed evaluation of BMPs in the WEBs LLB watershed in southern Alberta.", County of Lethbridge Agricultural Service Board meeting, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, April 20, 2011. (Presentation)
  • Miller, J.J., Bremer, E., Beasley, B.W., Drury, C.F., Zebarth, B.J., and Larney, F.J. (2011). "Macroaggregate characteristics in soil amended with fresh or composted cattle manure containing straw or wood-chip bedding.", 48th Annual Alberta Soil Science Workshop, Calgary, AB, Canada, February 15-17, 2011.

2010

  • Miller, J.J., Curtis, T.W., Chanasyk, D.S., Bremer, E., and Willms, W.D. (2010). "Evaluation of Stream bank Fencing and Off Stream Watering Systems in the WEBs Lower Little Bow River Watershed.", Managing Agricultural Landscapes for Environmental Quality II - Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Denver, CO, USA, April 28-30, 2010.

2009

  • Miller, J.J., Chanasyk, D.S., Curtis, T.W., Lastuka, D., Lewis, M., Petry, S., Rogness, D., Ross, C.M., Schmitt, K., Smith, E.G., and Willms, W.D. (2009). "Influence of streambank fencing and off-stream watering on water quality and riparian health of the Lower Little Bow River.", 64th Annual International Conference of the Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), Dearborn, MI, USA, July 11-15, 2009, pp. 93.
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