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Publications

The following products and publications are related to the research at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch.

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Sprinkle, J. E., M. J. Ellison, J. B. Hall, J. V. Yelich, C. M. Willmore and J. R. Brennan. 2019. Are low residual feed intake cows adapted to rangelands? Transl. Anim. Sci. 3:1797-1801. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz101
  • York, K.J., T.N. Johnson, J.V. Yelich, W.J. Price and M.J. Ellison. 2019. Mesic meadow response to varying levels of grazing utilization in south-central Idaho. Translational Animal Science; Volume 3(1): 1658-1663. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz050

Popular articles

  • Sprinkle, J. (Interviewee) Cattle-efficiency study takes to open range. By Brad Carlson, Sept. 23, 2019. 3 pp. 23,000 circulation.
  • Sprinkle, J. 2019. Beef cow efficiency on rangeland. Progressive Cattle, Dec. 21, 2018. (Peer Reviewed). 44,917 circulation.
  • Sprinkle, J. 2018. UI research examines cow efficiency. Line Rider Magazine, June 2018. 4 pp. 1,100 circulation.
  • Ellison, M. J. 2017. Grazing mesic and riparian areas in sage-grouse habitat. Idaho Cattle Association Line Rider Magazine. December.

Extension articles

  • Sprinkle, J. E. 2018. Applying adaptive grazing management. Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW 711. 8 pp.
  • Sprinkle, J., S. Arispe and D. Macon. 2019. Determining stocking rates on rangeland. Western Beef Resource Committee Cattle Producers Handbook. (Accepted).

Other Extension material

  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe. 2017. Developing your own utilization curve. [4:56 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_25gnl4to . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Using the utilization gauge. [16:40 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_l77e37h5 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Introduction to utilization monitoring. [5:55 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_cg6amo81 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Calculating stocking rate. [3:23 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_hdsaho08 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Prescott, W. (Speaker), J. Sprinkle (Co-Director), and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. A rancher’s perspective on determining stocking rates. [7:30 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_66jvmsb5 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. How do you collect forage production data? [8:57 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_jm8idopu . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and Arispe, S.A. (Director). 2017. Where do you collect forage production data? [4:34 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_082db43c. Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. and J. Brennan. 2019. Using 3-axis accelerometers to determine grazing activity. 16 pp. Available online at https://maine.box.com/s/g8vkkrjaexyzi9r6w0xn2gw62c5lm63u

Contact Us

Physical Address:
Rock Creek Road, Blaine County

Office: 16 W. Croy St., Unit K
Hailey, ID 83333

Mailing Address:
PO Box 681
Picabo, ID 83348

Phone: 208-721-4134

Email: cpacker@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/rock-creek

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