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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 
  • Forage production
  • Grazing management
  • Pesticide safety
  • Integrated pest management
  • Spanish

  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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.

Impact statements

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

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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