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. 2014 Farm-City Festival November 21 & 22 — October 27, 2014
  2. Jackon Library Offers A Land Remembered Tribute November 18 — October 27, 2014
  3. Cattle Reproduction Technology Demonstration — October 6, 2014
  4. Cost Share Funds for BMP’s — March 24, 2014
  5. Northwest Florida Beef Conference February 12 — January 18, 2014

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2014 Farm-City Festival November 21 & 22

Hill & Hill Cattle Company, the 2014 Outstanding Farm Family will be honored at the 41st annual Farm City Celebration.

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Farm Bureau, Jackson County Extension, and Farm Credit of Northwest Florida have teamed up to develop the first Jackson County Farm City Festival.  For the previous 40 years, Jackson County has celebrated Farm City Week with a banquet or a breakfast with the highlights being the annual …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/10/27/2014-farm-city-festival-november-21-22/

Jackon Library Offers A Land Remembered Tribute November 18

JC Library Patrick Smith Event

Few if any books have captured the spirit and colorful history of Florida as has Patrick Smith’s beloved novel, A Land Remembered.  It has been said many times that people should be issued a copy of A Land Remembered when they cross the Florida state line. Here is your opportunity to get to know the author and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/agriculture/2014/10/27/jackon-library-offers-a-land-remembered-tribute-november-18/

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/

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