Robert Miller



Compost University Faculty

Robert Miller

Soil and Crops Science Department at Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO | rmiller@colostate.edu

Dr. Miller is an affiliate professor in the soil and Crops Science Department at Colorado State University. He received his BS and MS degrees from the University of Nebraska, and his Ph.D. degrees at Montana State University. He served as the Director of the University of California Davis Diagnostic Laboratory and Extension Soil Specialist from 1988 to 1997. Since 1997 he is the coordinator of three lab proficiency testing programs.

For the past 22 years he has coordinated the STA Compost-Certified Laboratory aka Compost Analysis Proficiency (CAP) Program, which assess methods and laboratories based on the US Compost Council method manual- the Test Methods for the Examination of Compost (TMECC). The program provides three compost materials tri-annually to eighteen laboratories in North America, and is required for STA Certified Compost participants testing their products. Since 1997 the STA Compost-Certified Laboratory program has evaluated 189 compost materials collected across the US and Canada.