Author Archives: Joyce White

About Joyce White

County Extension Agent for Family and Community Health.

The Prairie Project – Rangeland Analysis Platform (RAP)

Grayson County FALL Walk Across Texas Challenge – Sep 24 kickoff

It is that time of year, we are celebrating fall with our FALL Walk Across Texas Challenge.  Teams of eight persons will be logging miles every day for the next eight weeks trying to beat all the other teams.  Well, actually we are walking for health first and bragging rights second. If you want to register a team, contact Joyce at to get the league code and join us.  We start September 24 and finish the week before Thanksgiving, Nov 18. There will be special prizes for… Read More →

Bees, Birds, Livestock and Crops: Special Valuations and Grayson County Landowners program

Friday, August 26, 2022. Cost:  $20 in advance, $25 at the door (cash or check only at door)

ANR Newsletter – “What’s Up Doc” July edition

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Hemlock or Not?

FINAL_Carrot Family_June2022_DCC_16June2022 Have questions about that weed in your yard that looks like poison hemlock?  This might answer some of those questions.

Wheat Field Tour, Howe TX – Friday, May 6th

WheatFieldDayFlyersHowe2022 A Wheat Field Tour will be held in Howe, Texas on Friday, May 6th.  It will start around 10:00 a.m. Soft and Hard Wheat Variety Trials Wheat Profitability/Fungicide Study Wheat Fungicide Timing Study

Summer Forage Seminar – Friday, April 29th

Summer Forage Seminar Flyer 29April2022 Friday, April 29th Grayson County AgriLife is hosting a Summer Forage Seminar (3 CEU’s will be offered to pesticide applicators), from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Grayson County Courthouse Assembly room, 2nd floor annex. Please let Chad Cummings, ANR Agent know if you are coming,    

Grayson County Master Gardener Plant Sale

Plant Sale The annual Grayson County Master Gardener Plant sale will be Saturday, May 7th on the west side of the Grayson County Courthouse.  Plant sales start at 8:30 a.m. and will end by 12:30 p.m.

Spring Gardening class , Van Alstyne, Apr 9.

North Texas Pest Management Conference

The annual North Texas Pest Management Conference will be Friday, January 28 at the Sherman Municipal Ballroom.  Save the date.  Details and registration form is under the calendar tab, but this is designed as a CEU opportunity for persons with Structural pesticide applicator licenses.  Agriculture CEU credits will be available as well and lunch – don’t forget the great lunch.