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Joseph Sagers

Joseph Sagers

Extension Educator — Agronomy


Annex Building, Room 180



Mailing Address

University of Idaho Extension, Jefferson County
210 Courthouse Way, Ste. 180
Rigby, ID 83442

Joseph specializes in agronomy and livestock, with a emphasis on forage production, grazing management and Spanish programs.

M.S., Utah State University, 2016
B.S., Utah State University, 2014

  • Agronomy
  • Livestock
  • Pest management
  • Weed identification
  • Insect identification
  • Grass identification
  • Forages
  • Pasture management
  • Spanish education

  • Sprinkle, J., J. Sagers, J. Hall, M. Ellison, J. Yelich, J. Bennan, B. Taylor, J. Lamb. 2020. Predicting cattle grazing behavior on rangeland using accelerometers. Rangeland Ecology & Management. Retrieved from: (3, 5, 6)
  • Sagers, J.K., J. Findlay, J. Hatch, G. Shewmaker, K. Jensen, J. Hogge, R. Roemer, J. Burr, 2020. Determining Quality and Performance of Cool Season Pasture Grasses at High Elevation in Eastern Idaho. Journal of National Association of County Ag Agents (NACAA). 13(1). Retrieved from: (*1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Findlay, J.R., J Hogge, M Leslie, S. Reitz, J. Sagers, J. Thomas, (2020). Evaluating Thrips Damage on Idaho Alfalfa Crops. Journal of the National Association of County Ag Agents (NACAA). 13(1). Retrieved from: (3, 5, 6)
  • Waldron, B. J. Sagers, M. D. Peele, C.W. Rigby, B. Bugbee, J.E. Creech. 2019. Salinity reduces the forage quality of forage kochia: a halophytic Chenopodiaceae shrub. Rangeland Ecology and Management. Retrieved from: (a, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Sagers, J.K., B. Bugbee, J.E. Creech, I. Mott, and B.L. Waldron, B.L. 2017. Salinity Tolerance of Three Competing Rangeland Plant Species: Studies in Hydroponic Culture. Journal of Ecology and Evolution. Retrieved from: (* a, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)

Impact statements

Joseph Sagers is University of Idaho Extension educator for Jefferson and Clark counties with an emphasis in agronomy and livestock. Originally from Utah, he was raised on a cow calf operation and he received his bachelors and masters degrees in plant science from Utah State University.

  • Sagers, J. K., R Findlay, G. Shewmaker, and R. Roemer. Evaluating the effects of planting date and cutting height on teff grass in Idaho. National Association of County Agricultural Agents virtual conference poster session finalist, 2020.
  • Sagers, J.K. National Association of County Agricultural Agents, Achievement Award, 2020.
  • Sagers, J.K. Search for Excellence in Crop Production, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2020.

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654


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