K. Scott Jensen
K. Scott Jensen
Extension Educator and County Chair
University of Idaho Extension, Owyhee County
PO Box 400
Marsing, ID 83639
Scott conducts applied research and extension programs in beef cattle, range and pasture management. He co-coordinates the Idaho Beef Quality Assurance program and conducts the longstanding Lost Rivers Grazing Academy.
M.S., University of Idaho, 2000
B.S., Brigham Young University, 1989
- Beef cattle management/reproduction
- Rangeland monitoring/management
- Irrigated pasture management
- Beef Quality Assurance
- Bell, S., S. Etter, L. Lass, S. Jensen, T. Prather. 2020. Pasture and Range Plants That Endanger Livestock In Southwestern Idaho. University of Idaho Extension Bulletin 960.
- Hall, S., T. Hudson, K.S. Jensen, J.S. Neibergs, M.C. Reeves, G.G. Yorgey, E.J. Davis. 2020. Building resilience through engagement: Brenda and Tony Richards - Rancher-to-Rancher Case Study series: Increasing resilience among ranchers in the Pacific Northwest. PNW 737.
- Lewin, P.A., J.D. Wulfhhorst, N.R. Rimbey, K.S. Jensen. Implications of declining grazing permits on public land: An integrated social and economic impact analysis. Western Economics Forum Journal. 2019 Vol. 17:1 pp 86-97.
- Sprinkle, J.E., S.D. Baker, J.A. Church, J.R. Findlay, S.M. Graf, K.S Jensen, S.K. Williams, C.M. Willmore, J.B. Lamb, D.W. Hansen. Case Study: Regional assessment of mineral status in Idaho Forage and range grasses. Prof. Anim. Sci. 2018 34:494-504.
- Jensen, S., N. Rimbey, B. Eborn. 2018 Costs and Returns Estimate Cow-Calf Budget: 500-head Southwestern Idaho – Marsing/Murphy Area, Owyhee County, Summer on Federal, State, & Private Range, Winter on Harvested Feeds & Crop Aftermath. University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System. EBB-CC3-18.
- Jensen, S., N. Rimbey, B. Eborn. 2018 Costs and Returns Estimate Cow-Calf Budget: 500-head Southwestern Idaho – Bruneau/Three Creek Area, Owyhee County, Summer on Federal, State, & Private Range, Winter on Federal Range. University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System. EBB-CC7-18.
- Jensen, S., N. Rimbey, B. Eborn. 2018 Costs and Returns Estimate Cow-Calf Budget: 300-head Southwestern Idaho – Jordan Valley Area, Owyhee County, Summer on Federal, State, & Private Range, Winter on Harvested Feeds & Crop Aftermath. University of Idaho Cooperative Extension System. EBB-CC5-18.
- Jensen, K.S. 2018. BQA – Proper Euthanasia. University of Idaho Bulletin 929.
- Management-intensive grazing helps producers improve profits and decrease risk
- Assessment of the mineral status of forage and range grass in Idaho
Scott was born and raised in southern Idaho. He earned a bachelor's degree in animal science from BYU in 1989. He then spent four years in Texas as assistant manager of a purebred Charolais ranch. He returned to Idaho where he earned a master's degree in ag education from the University of Idaho while teaching agricultural science in the Nampa school district. Scott began employment with the University of Idaho Extension in 2000 in the Canyon County office. He transferred to the Owyhee County's UI Extension office in 2004. He conducts applied research and extension programs in beef cattle management, range and pasture management, artificial insemination and beef quality assurance. He has presented in 10 different countries on artificial insemination, and beef/dairy topics.
He provides BQA, AI, milker and calving schools in Spanish.
- Jensen, K.S. University of Idaho Extension Excellence in Extension Award. 2019.
- Jensen, K.S. University of Idaho Excellence in Outreach and Engagement Award. 2019.
- Jensen, K.S., C. Schachtschneider. First Place Applied Research Poster. Targeted Grazing Applied to Reduce Wildfire Spread in Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems. NACAA AM/PIC. Little Rock, AR. 2016.
- Jensen, K.S. NACAA Distinguished Service Award. 2016.