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Hurst How-To: How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Mar 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What are raised garden beds?

Raised garden beds, otherwise known as garden boxes, are an easy, space-friendly option that is ideal for growing small plots of veggies and flowers. When you choose a raised garden bed, you can expect to enjoy many significant benefits.

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Topics: Gardening Tips, Spring Tips, DIY Tips

A John Deere Closer Look: Families 5 & 6 Utility Tractors

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Mar 5, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In the first two parts of our blog series, A John Deere Closer Look, we covered everything there is to know about Families 1-4 of John Deere’s line of incredible sub-compact and compact utility tractors.

Now, in the third and final installment, we’re putting the spotlight on the most powerful of these machines: John Deere’s Families 5 & 6 Utility Tractors. If the chores ahead of you require a little more horsepower than what Families 1, 2, 3, or even 4 could offer, look no further than the hardest working utility tractors in their class.

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Topics: John Deere, Compact & Utility Tractors

Hurst How-To: DIY Fence Building

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Feb 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to making your house a home, a fence can be a great addition for a number of reasons. Maybe you’re looking for more privacy or security for you and your family? Perhaps your neighborhood is also home to many animals and critters that often find their way onto your property?

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Topics: DIY Tips

A John Deere Closer Look: Families 3 & 4 Compact Utility Tractors

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Feb 13, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Now that we’ve covered everything that Families 1 and 2 can offer, it’s time to ditch the “sub” and move on to the next category of John Deere’s celebrated line of utility tractors. In this new edition of A John Deere Closer Look, we’re placing the spotlight on the specs, features, and capabilities that come with John Deere’s heavier duty Family 3 and Family 4 Compact Utility Tractors.

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Topics: John Deere

Why Off-Season Mower Maintenance is Important

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What it’s All About

Let’s face it: When it’s this cold outside, your mower and its condition as it sits in the shed is probably the last thing on your mind. However, proper off-season maintenance can have some pretty huge payoffs later down the line when you pull your mower back out in the spring.

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Topics: Winter Tips

A John Deere Closer Look: Families 1 & 2 Utility Tractors

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

If you know tractors, you know the name John Deere. For nearly 200 years, John Deere has been leading the way when it comes to agricultural equipment and their line of utility tractors is no exception. In this new blog series, we’re taking a closer look at the different families of John Deere utility tractors and what each of them has to offer you, your farm, and your operation. This week, we’re starting at the top with Family 1 Sub-Compact Utility Tractors and Family 2 Compact Utility Tractors.

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Topics: John Deere

Hurst Farm Supply National FFA Foundation Scholarships 2019

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 7, 2019 1:19:50 PM

This year, Hurst Farm Supply is proud to once again partner with John Deere and the National FFA Foundation to offer six - $2,000 scholarships to one area student from each of the following counties: Borden, Hale, Hockley, Lubbock, Lynn, and Scurry. Selections for this scholarship will be awarded by the National FFA Foundation based on the applicant's leadership abilities, academic accomplishments, FFA and other school and community activity participation, supervised agricultural work experience in agricultural education, and future goals.

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Topics: FFA Scholarship

A Hurst Farm Supply Guide to Gift-Giving

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The happiest time of the year is officially here, and this year, we want to help you make gift-giving easy! Whether it’s for fun, work, or both, Hurst Farm Supply has a number of great gift ideas that will take your lawn care professional’s Christmas to the next level AND keep on giving for years to come.

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Topics: Equipment Feature

How To Utilize a Section 179 Tax Deduction

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

What is a Section 179 Deduction?

It may sound like some confusing tax jargon, but it’s actually far from it! Section 179 was drafted with businesses in mind and is designed to encourage businesses of all sizes to invest in themselves. Whether it’s tools, machinery, vehicles, or software, businesses never stop needing new equipment.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

STIHL Chainsaws: A Lawn Care Professional’s Best Falltime Friend

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

A proper chainsaw is one of the most important parts of any homeowner’s fall lawn care arsenal. Be that as it may, every homeowner’s needs are different, therefore finding the right chainsaw that best fits your needs is an important step toward buying a product that gets you the absolute most out of your investment.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance