Hurst Farm Supply Blog

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere, Compact & Utility Tractors

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

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.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

How to Organize Your Tool Shed

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There’s no question that a tool shed plays an important role in storing and organizing a wide variety of things – from tools to rakes to lawn equipment. But have you noticed that your shed has become like other storage areas in your home, i.e., a bit of a mess?

Read More

Topics: John Deere

Cotton Strippers: What to Expect From a Post-Season Service Package

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You and your machinery work hard during the cotton harvest season. Now that harvest is almost over, it’s time to give your John Deere cotton stripper some well-deserved TLC.

Read More

Topics: John Deere

What is RTK

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In many cases, technology has made the world a more efficient place in which to live. Farming is no exception.

Farmers understand the importance of being precise in everything they do, and precision enables them to get the most from their farms. And Real Time Kinematics (RTK) technology helps them achieve that more easily.

Read More

Topics: John Deere