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Hurst Farm Supply Blog

Reflecting on Dad: What Father’s Day Means to the Hurst Farm Supply Team

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As Father’s Day approaches, we wanted to take some time to reflect on Dad. We asked members of the Hurst Farm Supply team to share with us what Father’s Day means to them. Many shared their favorite memories and lessons from their own fathers as well as what it means for them to be a dad themselves.

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Topics: Our Values

Meet the Hurst Farm Supply 2018 FFA Scholarship Winners

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on May 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For six years running, Hurst Farm Supply has partnered with John Deere and the National FFA Foundation to offer scholarships to six area students.

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Topics: FFA Scholarship

How To: Build A Backyard Garden

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on May 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are plenty of benefits to growing your own backyard garden. For starters, it’s an easy way to access healthy and organic food at a low cost. It’s also a great tool for teaching your family about gardening and the value of hard work. In addition to providing delicious food, cultivating a backyard garden is an enjoyable way to unplug and make lasting memories with your family.

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Topics: Gardening Tips

Hurst How To: Maintaining A Gravel Drive with Frontier Implements

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Apr 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If your property features a gravel drive, you must maintain it. There’s no way around it. While gravel drives are usually the most economical option, they also require the most upkeep. Spring is a great time to assess your gravel drive and perform routine post-winter maintenance to keep it functioning year after year.

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Topics: DIY Tips

Celebrating 100 Years of John Deere Tractors

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Apr 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The John Deere company story began nearly 200 years ago when John Deere himself created the steel plow. But the company truly transformed in 1918, when Deere entered the tractor and engine business. Today, we’re taking a look back at a few key events that hallmark John Deere’s rich history and steadfast commitment to American farmers over the past 100 years.

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Topics: John Deere

Is Deere Forcing Customers to Upgrade ITC Receivers?

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Mar 23, 2018 10:27:25 AM

 

 

The short answer is NO. John Deere isn't forcing anyone to upgrade their ITC GPS receivers.

There are a lot of rumors and misinformation circulating about John Deere's ITC receivers right now.

Please don't let other John Deere dealers or competitive brands use scare tactics to get you to make an uninformed decision. I promise these other guys are just trying to make a quick buck off of you and are not interested in helping you make the best decision for your farming business.

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Topics: John Deere

Hurst How-To: Wake Up Your Lawn & Garden for Early Spring

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Mar 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Now that winter is coming to an end, homeowners across West Texas are eager to get outside. This is the perfect time to tackle lawn and garden chores as temperatures are not too cold and not too hot. It may be too early to do it all, but knocking out these basic tasks will give you a great head start.

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Topics: Spring Tips

John Deere Technology Trends That Are Changing The Agricultural Landscape

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Feb 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Technology today is evolving at a rapid pace. The agriculture industry is starting to see many changes as a result of increased innovation. Companies like John Deere are finding new ways to build products that empower farmers to create a better crop, improve productivity, and save money.

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Topics: John Deere

How To Prevent Freezing Pipes

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Feb 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s straight out of a winter wonderland nightmare. Imagine having to deal with a burst pipe due to freezing temperatures. In some cases, the frozen water in a pipe will only block water flow, which is not fun. But most often, freezing temperatures cause pipes to burst and flood, potentially causing costly damage to your home.

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Topics: Winter Tips

Hurst Farm Supply is Providing Local FFA Scholarship Opportunities to Deserving Students

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Hurst Farm Supply is once again proud to partner with John Deere and the National FFA Foundation to offer six - $2,000 scholarships to area students. Scholarships will be awarded to one student from each of the following counties: Borden, Crosby, Hale, Hockley, Lubbock, and Lynn. Selections will be based on the applicant's leadership, academics, FFA and other school and community activities, supervised agricultural or work experience in agricultural education and future goals.

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Topics: FFA Scholarship