Doug Mayo

Author's details

Name: Doug Mayo
Date registered: October 13, 2011
URL: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu

Biography

Lead Editor for Panhandle Ag e-news - Jackson County Extension Director - Livestock & Forages Agent. My true expertise is with beef cattle and pasture management, but I can assist with information on other livestock species, as well as recreational fish ponds.

Latest posts

  1. Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5 — September 22, 2017
  2. Highlights & Proceedings from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day — September 22, 2017
  3. Friday Feature: UF Ag Students Pitch In with Irma Recovery — September 22, 2017
  4. Friday Feature: Hurricane Irma’s Impact on the Florida Citrus Industry Video — September 15, 2017
  5. August Weather Summary & Harvest Outlook — September 8, 2017

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Forest Stewardship Tour of Sandhill Farm in Jackson County – October 5

Sandhill Farm – Property of David and Cindi Stewart Thursday, October 5, 2017

Meet at the property at 9:00 AM CT – Adjourn after lunch

When Cindi and David Stewart first saw the mosaic of sandhills, swamps, flatwoods and loblolly pine forest making up this 222-acre Jackson County property, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/22/forest-stewardship-tour-of-sandhill-farm-in-jackson-county-october-5/

Highlights & Proceedings from the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day

Over 120 cattle producers, extension agents, research faculty and staff attended the UF/IFAS Beef & Forage Field Day that was held on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s Beef Unit, near Marianna, Florida.  The event consisted of a tour of six demonstrations sites and a presentation at the main …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/22/highlights-proceedings-from-the-ufifas-beef-forage-field-day/

Friday Feature: UF Ag Students Pitch In with Irma Recovery

Last week the featured video highlighted the terrible damage to the Citrus Industry in Southwest Florida caused by Hurricane Irma.  The damage from this storm was immense, but people all over the state are banding together to help people in need.  This week’s featured video, published by UF/IFAS News, shares how more than 200 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/22/friday-feature-uf-ag-students-pitch-in-with-irma-recovery/

Friday Feature: Hurricane Irma’s Impact on the Florida Citrus Industry Video

This week’s featured video was a CBS News report on the damage from Hurricane Irma to Citrus in Southwest Florida.  The story features Paul Meador, Citrus Grower and Gene McAvoy, UF/IFAS Regional Vegetable Agent, who were out earlier this week assessing damage to crops and citrus in Hendry County.  McAvoy estimates there were more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/15/friday-feature-hurricane-irmas-impact-on-the-florida-citrus-industry-video/

August Weather Summary & Harvest Outlook

August was another rainy month across the Panhandle, but there was a wide variation in rainfall across the region.  The western counties had large areas with 10-15 inches (hot pink) and even some areas nearer to the coast with more than 15″.  The eastern counties were much drier, except along the coast with a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/08/august-weather-summary-harvest-outlook/

Friday Feature: Southeast Hay Contest Video

The Southeast Hay Contest was started 14 years ago to showcase the excellent quality hay that is produced in the South.  If you take pride in producing high quality hay, this is an opportunity to see how the best hay you produce compares to other farms in the region.  This week’s featured video was …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/08/friday-feature-southeast-hay-contest-video/

Hurricane Preparation for Your Farm

Farmers in Florida worry every fall about potential damage from a hurricane.  Most of the media attention focuses on families in coastal communities, but not as much attention is provided for farmers and ranchers. Emergency responders are also likely to target their efforts immediately after the storm comes ashore on coastal areas hardest hit …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/09/07/hurricane-preparation-for-your-farm/

Friday Feature: The Gluten Free Issue

David Schechter is a news reporter for WFAA News in Dallas Texas who likes to get answers to questions people have on hot topics through video segments he calls Verify.  This week’s featured video was a Verify segment David produced on the Gluten Free craze sweeping across America.  David does a great job …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/25/friday-feature-the-gluten-free-issue/

Friday Feature: Mobile Drip Irrigation from Center Pivots

Water is a precious resource, no mater where you live or farm, but is especially true in Kansas where their aquifer is diminishing.  There is a relatively new technology being called mobile drip irrigation that has been developed in Kansas to make center pivot irrigation even more efficient, because water is released right on the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/18/friday-feature-mobile-drip-irrigation-from-center-pivots/

Call 811 Before You Dig or Farm Near Buried Utility and Pipelines

Today, August 11 is “National 811 Day,” so it is only fitting to share an Ag-Safety reminder to “Call or Click Before You Dig.”

There are pipelines and utility lines buried all over the place in rural areas.  In fact, there are more than 1,250 miles of gas and hazardous liquid pipelines that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/11/call-811-before-you-dig-or-farm/

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