Doug Mayo

Author's details

Name: Doug Mayo
Date registered: December 19, 2011
URL: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu

Biography

Jackson County Extension Director, Marianna, Florida Agriculture Extension Agent (aka County Agent) with expertise in beef cattle and forage management. Also knowledgeable about other livestock, and recreational fish ponds.

Latest posts

  1. 2016 Jackson County Farm City Awards — November 23, 2016
  2. 2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10 — January 22, 2016
  3. 2016 Beef Conference Trade Show Exhibitor Information — December 14, 2015
  4. 2015 Farm City Festival Highlights — November 24, 2015
  5. Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm Tour October 23 — September 30, 2015

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2016 Jackson County Farm City Awards

breakfast-crowd

For 43 years the Chamber of Commerce and the has hosted a celebration during Farm City Week to bring together town and rural business owners with farmers and ranchers.  The Farm City Breakfast was held on Friday, November 18th at Rivertown Community Church.  There were 14 farm families honored along with highlight presentations from the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2016/11/23/2016-farm-city-festival/

2016 Northwest Florida Beef Conference & Trade Show February 10

The 31st annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 10th, in the Agriculture Conference Center, at the Jackson County Extension Office, located at 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Florida. This is a regional educational program for cattle ranchers in the Southeast. Registration and the Trade Show open at 7:30 AM …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2016/01/22/2016-northwest-florida-beef-conference-trade-show-february-10/

2016 Beef Conference Trade Show Exhibitor Information

2014 Pan Ag Ext Team Logo

Sponsor and Exhibit at the 31st Annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference Trade Show! If you sell products or provide services to Beef Cattle Producers in the Florida Panhandle, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to represent your company or organization at this year’s Beef Conference Trade Show! Use the following links to download the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/12/14/2016-nw-fl-beef-conference-trade-show-exhibitor-information/

2015 Farm City Festival Highlights

The Jackson County Farm City Festival was even bigger and better in it’s second year.  On Friday morning over 250 people gathered at Rivertown Community Church to recognize 11 farm families with 13 awards.  Following the breakfast, 23 antique tractors drove six miles from the Agriculture Center on Highway 90 to the Marianna Farmers Market, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/11/24/2015-farm-city-festival-highlights/

Florida’s Outstanding Tree Farm Tour October 23

  Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 am–2:00 pm CST Tree Farmers, forest landowners, and forestry and natural resource professionals are invited to join us to tour the award winning Alter-Bevis Farms.  A congratulatory awards luncheon for John and Elizabeth Alter, Florida’s 2015 Outstanding Tree Farmers of the Year will take place following the tour. This …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/09/30/floridas-outstanding-tree-farm-tour-october-23/

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Bahia Pasture Field Day October 9

  The University of Florida has conducted several research and on-farm trials to evaluate the potential integration of perennial peanut into bahiagrass pastures.  One of their on-farm trials was conducted at Cherokee Ranch, south of Marianna, Florida. Additional research trials are also being conducted at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s (NFREC) Beef Research …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/09/30/integrating-perennial-peanut-into-bahia-pasture-field-day-october-9/

Carinata Production Meeting October 6

  Brassica carinata, commonly called Ethiopian mustard, is a promising oilseed crop with great potential as a profitable winter cover crop in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Its high oil content and favorable fatty acid profile make it suitable for the biofuel industry, especially as a bio-jet fuel. Carinata prefers cool weather, making it suitable as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/09/30/carinata-production-meeting-october-6/

Jackson Library Cowboy Poetry Night

Nat Cowboy Poetry Week at library

Cowboy Poetry Round-Up Jackson County Public Library Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00 p.m. 2929 Green St. Marianna FL Throughout the history of the American West and Florida in particular, cowboy poets have played an important role in preserving western heritage and the culture of Florida through oral and written poetry. The long tradition and endearing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2015/04/13/jackson-library-cowboy-poetry-night/

Mark Your Calenders: Upcoming Events in 2015

2015 Calendar of Events

Mark your calendars for the Educational Events of interest in the first quarter of 2015. Farm Bill Decisions Training – January 7 or 8 The Farm Bill Decisions Training is designed to help producers and landowners understand the requirements and benefits of participating in the new Farm Bill programs. Meetings will be conducted by University …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/12/22/mark-your-calenders-upcoming-events-in-2015/

2014 Farm City Festival Highlights

The Jackson County Farm City Celebration was bigger and better than ever this year.  On Friday morning over 300 people gathered at Rivertown Community Church to recognize 12 farm families.  Following the breakfast, 25 antique tractors drove six miles from the Agriculture Center on Highway 90 to the Marianna Farmers Market, and then made the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/11/25/2014-farm-city-festival-highlights/

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