Extension Educator — Agronomy
Annex Building, Room 180
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
- Forage production
- Grazing management
- Pesticide safety
- Integrated pest management
- Sprinkle, J., J. Sagers, J. Hall, M. Ellison, J. Yelich, J. Bennan, B. Taylor, J. Lamb. November 2020. Predicting cattle grazing behavior on rangeland using accelerometers. Rangeland Ecology & Management. Retrieved from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1550742420301202
- 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: https://www.nacaa.com/journal/index.php?jid=1097
- 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: https://www.nacaa.com/journal/index.php?jid=1079
- 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.
- 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.
- Pesticide recertification credits provided in person and via Zoom broadcast
- Education with a focus on forages helps farmers in eastern Idaho
- Spanish Pesticide Safety Training Program draws new audience to UI Extension
- Managers gain insight into creating healthy and productive grazing systems
- Beef producers in eastern Idaho learn new management practices
- Interns strengthen a county’s Extension program while gaining valuable skills
Joseph Sagers is University of Idaho Extension educator for Jefferson and Clark counties with a focus on agronomy and livestock. He received his bachelor and master's degrees in plant science from Utah State University. His primary focuses are in agronomy and livestock, grazing management and integrated pest management. he is fluent in both English and Spanish.
- Achievement Award. National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 2020