Jaydee Gunnell

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Professor | Horticulture | Cache County Director


JayDee Gunnell

Contact Information

Office Location: Cache County
Phone: 385-468-4825
Email: jaydee.gunnell@usu.edu
Website: https://extension.usu.edu/saltlake/

Educational Background

MS, Soil Science, Utah State University, 2006
Determining Optimal Growing Conditions in a Pot-in-Pot Tree Production System
BS, Ornamental Horticulture, Utah State University, 2002
Private Pesticide Applicator, Utah Department of Agriculture, 2017

Awards

National Finalist for Communications Award - Publication, Gardener's Almanac, 2015

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

State Winner for Communications Award - Publication, Gardener's Almanac, 2015

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Western Regional Winner for Communications Award - Publication, Gardener's Almanac, 2015

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Extension Field Faculty of the Year - 2015, 2015

Utah State University Extension

National Winner of Communications Award - Bound Book, 2013

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Statet Winner of Communications Award - Bound Book, 2013

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Western Regional Winner of Communications Award - Bound Book, 2013

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Achievement Award, 2012

National Association of County Agriculture Agents

Best Poster Presentation, 2010

Epsilon Sigma Phi

Paul H. Shephard Award for best research paper, 2010

The American Pomological Society

Extension Agent of the Year - 2010, 2010

Utah State University Extension

National Finalist for Team Newsletter - NACAA, 2009

Regional Winner for Team Newsletter - NACAA, 2009

State Winner for Team Newsletter - NACAA, 2009

Early Career Service Award - ESP, 2009

Regional Finalist for Fact Sheet Publication - NACAA, 2008

State Winner for Fact Sheet Publication - UACAA, 2008


Publications | Abstracts

  • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Hunter, B., (2012). Recruiting, Retaining, and Incorporating Volunteers to Help Develop and Maintain the Utah State University Botanical Center. Proceedings of the 97th Annual NACAA Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Books

  • Anderson, R.M, Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2012). Wildflowers of the Mountain West. The University Press of Colorado

    Publications | Book Chapters

  • spranger, a.m, Cardon, G., Patterson, R., Heflebower, R.F, Croft, A., Kratsch, H., Kopp, K., Gunnell, J., Shao, M., G., Rupp, L.A, (2011). Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional Do-It-Yourself Guide: Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional Do-It-Yourself Guide. CHAPTER ONE: PLANNING AND DESIGN. USU Press
  • Kopp, K., Gunnell, J., (2011). Principle 4: Practical Turfgrass Areas: Water-Efficient Landscaping in the Intermountain West: A Professional and Do-it-Yourself Guide. USU Academic Press

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Fact Sheets

  • Hunter, B., Olsen, S.H, Drost, D.T, Black, B.L, Gunnell, J., (2016). Local fruit and vegetable availability along the Wasatch Front . USU Extension
  • Beddes, T., Kopp, K., Whitesides, R.E, Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Weed Control Options for Residential Lawns in Utah.
  • Nischwitz, C., Kopp, K., Gunnell, J., (2013). Necrotic Ring Spot and Summer Patch of Turfgrass.
  • Heflebower, R.F, Wagner, K.M, Gunnell, J., Condrat, J., (2012). Raised Bed Gardening.
  • Beddes, T., Gunnell, J., Kratsch, H., (2010). Shrub Selection for Utah Landscapes.
  • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2010). Top 10 Abiotic Disorders and Cultural Problems of Woody Ornamentals.
  • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Hodgson, E., (2010). Top 10 Insect Pests of Woody Ornamentals.
  • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Evans, K., (2010). Top 10 Pathogenic Diseases of Woody Ornamentals.
  • Olsen, S.H, Gunnell, J., Kuhns, M.R, Barnhill, A., (2009). Small trees for planting near power lines.
  • Evans, K., Frank, E., Gunnell, J., Pace, M., Shao, M., (2008). Coryneum Blight. USU Fact Sheet
  • Evans, K., Gunnell, J., Frank, E., (2008). Necrotic Ring Spot. USU Fact Sheet
  • Gunnell, J., (2008). Seasonal Splendor.
  • Evans, K., Frank, E., Gunnell, J., Beddes, T., (2008). Snow Mold on Turfgrass. USU Fact Sheet
  • Gunnell, J., (2007). Winding Down For Winter. USU Extension Fact Sheet

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Beddes, T., Gunnell, J., Sagers, L.A, Kratsch, H., Shao, M., (2010). Trees and Shrubs: Utah Master Gardener Manual.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Smith, J., Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Olsen, S.H, (2017). Baby animal days: An innovative approach to funding and marketing urban Extension programs. Journal of Extension
  • Gunnell, J., Anderson, R.M, Goodspeed, J.L, (2013). Wildflowers of the Mountain West: Methodology of writing a field guide for the masses. National Association of County Agriculture Agents, 6:1
  • Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, Lindstrom, T., Reeve, J., Gunnell, J., Reighard, G.L, (2010). A comparison of root distribution patterns among Prunus rootstocks. Journal of the American Pomological Society, 64:1, 52-62.
  • Gunnell, J., Grossl, P., Kjelgren, R.K, (2008). Nitrogen and Substrate Assessment for Pot-in-pot Production in the Intermountain West.. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, Vol. 26 Num. 4:December, 247-252.
  • Olsen, S.H, Gunnell, J., Anderson, D.T, (2007). Water Conservation Educational Programs at the Utah Botanical Center. Roots: Botanic Garden Conservation International Education Review, 4, 12 - 13.

Professional Journal

    Public or Trade Journal

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | MultiMedia

      Video

      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). Basic Weed Control in the Landscape.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). Fun with Zucchini.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). How to Care for Your Lawn - The Basics.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). How to Deadhead Perennials.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). How to Detect and Control Iron Chlorosis.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). How to Prune Raspberries.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). How to Prune Roses.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). How to Prune Spring Flowering Shrubs.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). How to Reseed a Lawn.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). How to Start a Vegetable Garden.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). How to Use Fertilizers.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2016). Raised Bed Gardening.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2016). Tomatoes - Tips and Tricks.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Fall Chores for the Yard and Garden.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Planting Bareroot Trees.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Pruning Grapes.
      • Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., Caron, M.S, (2015). Starting Seeds Indoors.
      • Caron, M.S, Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., (2014). Apple Pruning.
      • Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, Gunnell, J., (2014). Ornamental Grass Care.
      • Gunnell, J., Goodspeed, J., Caron, M.S, (2014). Peach Pruning.
      • Caron, M.S, Goodspeed, J., Gunnell, J., (2014). Pruning Tools.

      An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

      Publications | Other

      Bulletins

        Other

        • Gunnell, J., (2006). Determining Optimal Growing Conditions in a Pot-in-Pot Tree Production System. Masters Thesis *

        An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

        Extension

        County Director - Cache County, 2018 - Ongoing
        State Master Gardener Coordinator, 2015 - Ongoing
        Master Gardener Volunteer Training, 2012 - Ongoing
        Utah State University Botanical Center, 2010 - Ongoing
        Civil Rights, 2007 - Ongoing
        Horticulture Education, 2007 - Ongoing
        Utah Botanical Center Development, 2007 - Ongoing
        Propagation of Native Plants for Landscape Use, 2007 - 2019
        Advanced Master Gardener, 2007 - 2010