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Hurst Farm Supply Blog

John Deere Debuts Electric Tractor

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Feb 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

 

John Deere has always been a company that’s willing to use the most up-to-date technology to aid with the creation of innovative agricultural tools. It’s the willingness to take a chance that caused the company to borrow a page from Tesla’s book and create the John Deere electric tractor.

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Topics: John Deere, Farming, Farm Equipment

Lawn Tips: Mulching vs. Raking

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 31, 2017 3:11:40 PM

 Having trees in your yard enhances the landscape, benefits the environment, provides shelter and homes to birds and other local wildlife, and gives you a nice shady spot to sit and enjoy a nice tall glass of sweet tea on hot summer evenings. Those same trees also provide you with an enormous pile of leaves that need to be dealt with each spring.

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Topics: lawn care

Prep Your Yard For Winter

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 24, 2017 1:24:27 PM

Getting ready for the coming winter means more than stocking up on sweaters, installing storm doors, and making sure your furnace is working. You will also want to make sure your yard is properly prepped. Proper yard care ensures that your lawn will look great next spring and summer.

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Topics: landscaping, lawn care

Harvesting Hope: Bayer Museum of Agriculture

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 18, 2017 11:29:21 AM

 

In continuation of our Harvesting Hope Series, we are excited to spotlight an organization that highlights the fundamental beliefs of Hurst Farm Supply. Agriculture and our community’s pioneers are a vital part of the South Plains culture. This week we are featuring an organization that keeps the heritage of our community’s agricultural pioneers and their equipment alive -- the Bayer Museum of Agriculture.

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Topics: Harvesting Hope

Yard Maintenance: Which Leaf Blower is Right for You?

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 9, 2017 3:22:31 PM

 Even if you only have one tree in your yard, you need to invest in a good leaf blower. Ignoring the leaves not only creates a soggy mess that makes it difficult for next spring’s grass to grow, but also invites a large number of rodents and insects that want to take shelter from the cold under the leaves on your property.

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Topics: lawn care

FFA Scholarship Opportunity Extended To 6 Counties

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 3, 2017 10:23:58 AM

Update: Hurst is sponsoring 6 FFA scholarships this year to deserving students. Partnering with John Deere, we are proud to giveback to the community and help students in need. This is the fourth year of the John Deere Scholarship program.  In the past three years, John Deere and its dealers have awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to FFA members.

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Harvesting Hope: Team Luke Foundation

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 26, 2016 11:52:59 AM

As we've stated before, Hurst Farm Supply is a family first company. We are passionate about sharing organizations and missions that bring our communities together by putting those words into fierce action through our Harvesting Hope series. Be a part of the action by signing up for our newslist. This week we are featuring the Team Luke Foundation.

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Topics: Charitable Organizations, Lubbock, Charity, Team Luke

Get the Most Out of Your Section 179 Deduction

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 9, 2016 2:52:23 PM

The harvest season is coming to a close and the end of the year is fast approaching, that means it’s time to start thinking about everyone’s least favorite topic: taxes. As a West Texas farmer, you can’t afford to not take advantage of the Section 179 deduction. Not only does this deduction help decrease the amount the IRS thinks you should pay, but it’s also a great opportunity to replace your out your equipment with something modern, updated, and more efficient.

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Topics: Deduction, Section 179, Farm Equipment

Hurst Farm Supply Provides Local FFA Scholarship Opportunity to Deserving Students

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 30, 2016 4:09:38 PM

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with John Deere and FFA to award college scholarships to local students.  This is the fourth year of the John Deere Scholarship program.  In the past three years, John Deere and its dealers have awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to FFA members.

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Topics: Charitable Organizations, FFA, FFA Scholarship

Harvesting Hope: The Children's Home of Lubbock

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 15, 2016 10:27:25 AM

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of shining a spotlight on the wonderful community at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. We are excited once again to share another organization that focuses on children and families right here in the Lubbock area. Hurst Farm Supply is a family first company and there is nothing we pride ourselves in more. That is why we are proud to share organizations and missions that share our same “family first” ideals through the Harvesting Hope series. Don’t miss out and sign up for our newslist.

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Topics: Charitable Organizations, Lubbock, Charity, Harvesting Hope