Hurst Farm Supply Blog

Hurst How-To: Give Your John Deere Sprayer a Tune Up

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Ready or not, sprayer season is here. To get the most out of your applications, it’s important to tune up your sprayer equipment. You can tune up your equipment yourself with these tips or schedule a service appointment with Hurst Farm Supply.

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Topics: John Deere

Why is my grass dying in patches? (And how to fix it!)

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 10, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For many homeowners, a well manicured lawn is a source of great pride. It takes a lot of work to maintain a lush and healthy yard that is perfectly edged and free of weeds. However, even the most diligent homeowner can experience faded or dead grass patches in the yard from time to time.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

How To: Protect Against Skin Cancer

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As the summer season begins, we encourage anyone working outside to practice sun safety. Sun is the primary cause of skin cancer, and that means that our region’s farmers and weekend warriors, who work outside most of the time, are at high risk for this disease.

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Topics: Work Safety

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