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. Follow me on Twitter @UFCowman, or Facebook https://www.facebook.com/UFJacksonCoFL/

Latest posts

  1. June Weather Summary, July Outlook, & EL Niño Watch — July 13, 2018
  2. Friday Feature: John Deere Round Bale Accumulator Attachment — July 13, 2018
  3. Friday Feature: Florida Cattlemen’s Association’s Share Your Passion Video — June 29, 2018
  4. Jackson County Cattlemen’s Ranch Tour – July 12 — June 22, 2018
  5. Friday Feature: Cattle Ranching in Hawaii — June 22, 2018

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June Weather Summary, July Outlook, & EL Niño Watch

Rainfall

June was a wet month for much of the Panhandle, thanks in part to rain following Tropical Storm Alberto that came ashore at the end of May. But the rainfall was not at all uniform across the region.  There were a few areas that received more than 10″ in June (hot pink), but there …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/13/june-weather-summary-july-outlook-el-nino-watch/

Friday Feature: John Deere Round Bale Accumulator Attachment

Last year at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, GA, several farmers shared with me that they saw an interesting innovation from John Deere, an attachment to round balers that allows more control of where bales are place in the hay field after baling.  This week’s featured video was produced by John Deere to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/07/13/friday-feature-john-deere-round-bale-accumulator-attachment/

Friday Feature: Florida Cattlemen’s Association’s Share Your Passion Video

This week’s featured video was produced by Seminole Media Productions on behalf of the Florida Cattlemen’s Association (FCA).  This video debuted at the recent  FCA Convention to share the stories of outgoing FCA President, Ken Griner, and incoming FCA President, Alex Johns.  These two industry leaders are encouraging cattle producers in Florida …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/29/friday-feature-florida-cattlemens-association-convention-video/

Jackson County Cattlemen’s Ranch Tour – July 12

The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association will be hosting their annual Ranch Tour on Thursday, July 12, 2018.  Participation is open to interested cattle producers from across the Tri-state region. Tour participants will meet at 8:45 AM Central time at the grass parking lot for the Marianna High School Baseball & Football Fields, north of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/22/jackson-county-cattlemens-ranch-tour-july-12/

Friday Feature: Cattle Ranching in Hawaii

This week’s featured video was produced by the Hawaii Cattlemen’s Council to showcase the long, rich tradition of raising cattle in Hawaii. In 2015, Hawaii’s ranches marketed 43,250 head of high-quality cattle. Beef production makes a significant economic impact to the state of Hawaii.  Watch this video to learn about the “Paniolos” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/22/friday-feature-cattle-ranching-in-hawaii/

May Weather Summary and Summer Outlook

Rainfall

The weather in May was certainly unique.  The month started hot and very dry and ended with rain almost every day, thanks in part to Subtropical Storm Alberto. In the map above produced by the Southeastern Climate Center you can really see Alberto’s impact.  The western Panhandle counties did not see much impact from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/may-weather-summary-and-summer-outlook/

Friday Feature: Peterson Brother’s Tractor Stuck Parody

This week’s featured video is a brand new video by the, now famous, Peterson Brothers farm family in Kansas.  Their humorous video called “Tractor Stuck” is parody of AC/DC’s song Thunderstruck.  Over the past several years this trio has created a variety of agricultural awareness videos by taking popular songs and changing the lyrics …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/08/friday-feature-peterson-brothers-tractor-stuck-parody/

Friday Feature: Cotton Research and Promotion Program

This week’s featured video was produced by the Cotton Board to showcase the impact of the Cotton Research and Promotion Program to promote sustainable cotton production and provide competitive products for the textile industry.

The Cotton Research and Promotion Program’s ongoing goal is to develop, fund and implement a coordinated plan of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/06/01/friday-feature-cotton-research-and-promotion-program/

Friday Feature: Melon Planting Equipment Demonstration

This week’s featured video was produced by a member of the Panhandle Ag Extension Team, Matt Lollar, now located in Santa Rosa County.  Locally grown cantaloupes are being harvested now and are available at your local farmer’s market or grocery store.  See how they got their start in this video.  The video was filmed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/25/friday-feature-melon-planting-equipment-demonstration/

Friday Feature: Satsumas from Farm to Schools

This week’s featured video was produced by Chartwells School Dining Services to highlight their “Farm to School” program.  This video features the relationship that was established with Cherokee Farms, Marianna, Florida to supply every student in the Duval County School District with fresh satsuma citrus.  This story highlights the success of their program for purchasing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2018/05/18/friday-feature-satsumas-from-farm-to-schools/

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