Extension Educator — Horticulture and Small Acreage Farms
UI Extension, Bonner County
4205 N Boyer Ave
Sandpoint, ID 83864
Jensen’s teaching experience includes Extension classes and workshops for adults and children in horticulture and small acreage farm production. She serves the citizens of Bonner County with one-on-one consultations for garden and vegetable production matters.
- M.S., University of Idaho, 2006
- B.S., agriculture, West Virginia University, 1997
- Cultivating Success trainings
- Idaho Master Gardener Program trainings
- Jensen, J., D. Barney and M. Bauer. 2013. Growing Corkbark Fir and Subalpine Fir for Nursery Production. University of Idaho, Washington State University and Oregon State University. PNW 645.
- Jensen, J., S. Bell, W. Bohl, S. Love. “Basic Botany.” Master Gardener Program Handbook, 14th Edition. Moscow: University of Idaho, 2012. 3-1 – 3-15.
- Barney, D., M. Smith and J. Jensen. 2013. Survival, Frost Susceptibility, Growth, and Disease Resistance of Corkbark and Subalpine Fir Grown for Landscape and Christmas Trees. HortTechnology. 23:194-200.
Jennifer Jensen is the Extension educator in Bonner County. Her responsibilities include providing overall leadership and organization for educational outreach programs in Bonner County focusing on horticulture, small farms and food systems. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science in agriculture from West Virginia University and a Master of Science from University of Idaho in plant science. Before transferring to Bonner County, Jennifer was the Extension educator in Boundary County for five years. Prior to working in Extension, Jennifer had worked at several public gardens as both a gardener and an educator.
- Agenbroad, A., DePhelps, C., Golden, L., Hamilton, M., Jensen, J., Mayes, I., Newman, S., Painter, K., Ruiz, R., Snyder, A., Stachowski, E., Werlin, J., Williams, C., Young, M. 2018. National Winner, Communications Award, Learning Module: Starting Your Sustainable Small Farm notebook, National Association of Agricultural Agents.