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. Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration — October 6, 2014
  2. Cost Share Funds for BMP’s — March 24, 2014
  3. Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12 — January 18, 2014
  4. Complying with the New Florida Cattle ID Rule — January 17, 2014
  5. Conrads honored as Outstanding Farm Family — November 20, 2013

Author's posts listings

Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration

Pregnancy Blood Test

Monday, October 13 – 4:00 to 6:00 PM Cherokee Ranch – 1525 Fairview Rd (CR 167 aka PC Cutoff)   Agenda: New Technology in Cattle Reproduction – Cliff Lamb, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist The Value of Pregnancy Testing – Darren Henry, UF Beef Cattle PhD student Hands-on blood sample collection training New technology has been developed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/10/06/cattle-reproduction-technology-demonstration/

Cost Share Funds for BMP’s

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has $680,875 cost-share funding available for projects to improve water quality and reduce water use demands on farms in and around the Jackson Blue Spring Basin.  Eligible projects will provide increased efficiency in both irrigation and fertilizer use in Jackson County—the largest agricultural area in Northwest Florida. Participant Eligibility: …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/03/24/cost-share-funds-for-bmps/

Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12

Beef Conference Graphic (960x451)

The 29th annual Northwest Florida Beef Conference and Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center, located at 2741 Pennsylvania Avenue, Marianna, Florida.  The event begins with registration and the Trade Show opening at 7:30 AM central time, and concludes at 1:30 PM.  The program begins …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/01/18/northwest-florida-beef-conference-february-12/

Complying with the New Florida Cattle ID Rule

Cattle ID Tag

                In March of 2013, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cattle Identification rules were implemented requiring all cattle 18 months old or older be identified for interstate (across state line) transportation.  Beef cattle under 18 months of age, unless they are moved interstate for shows, exhibitions, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/01/17/complying-with-the-new-florida-cattle-id-rule/

Conrads honored as Outstanding Farm Family

13 Bill Conrad Farm Family

2013 Outstanding Farm Family – Bill & Donna Conrad The Conrads have a family tradition of farming that spans over 120 years in Jackson County, when the first descendants moved to the Bascom area.  Bill Conrad is a 4th generation, Jackson County farmer.  His German pioneer family, the Coonrods moved to the area in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/conrads-honored-as-outstanding-farm-family/

Pittman Honored as Cattleman of the Year

Pittman Cattleman of the Year

2013 Cattleman of the Year – Jeff Pittman Jeff Pittman operates J&G Farms headquartered in the Lovedale Community, but with leased land between the Chipola and the Apalachicola Rivers in Jackson and Calhoun Counties.  The Pittman’s diversified farming operation consists of about 7,500 acres of owned and leased farms utilized for cotton, peanut, corn, cattle, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/pittman-honored-as-cattleman-of-the-year/

Registers Honored as Conservationists of the Year

Registers Conservationists

2013 Conservationists of the Year – Joey & Josie Register Joey and Josie Register have been farming as a team since 2007.  Currently the Registers farm 375 acres, with the help of their two sons ages 9 and 8.  The land is very important to them, so they have implemented a variety of conservation practices to:  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/registers-honored-as-conservationists-of-the-year/

Simonson Honored as Tree Farmer of the Year

Simonson Tree Farmer

2013 Tree Farmer of the Year – Mike Simonson Mike Simonson was born and raised in Panama City and Lynn Haven, in Bay County.  He is a state certified building contractor and owner/operator of Simonson Construction.  Mike has been married to his wife Denise for 34 years, and they have two adult sons, Phillip and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/simonson-honored-as-tree-farmer-of-the-year/

Alford Honored as Peanut Farmer of the Year

Alford Peanut Farmer

2013 Peanut Farmer of the Year – Robert Alford Robert Alford is a 3rd generation farmer, who grew up farming peanuts near Two Egg.  As a young man, he decided to leave the farm life and get a “real job” in the oil fields in Louisiana.  It was there Robert met his wife, Carol. After …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/alford-honored-as-peanut-farmer-of-the-year/

DeFelix Honored as Cotton Farmer of the Year

DeFelix Cotton Farmer

2013 Cotton Farmer of the Year – David DeFelix David DeFelix is a 4th generation cotton farmer from Campbelton. He learned the art of farming from his father David, and his grandfather Curtis Paulk who taught him how to raise peanuts, corn and beef cattle. After graduating from Graceville High School in 1995, DeFelix began …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2013/11/20/defelix-honored-as-cotton-farmer-of-the-year/

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