Hurst Farm Supply Blog

Troubleshooting Your John Deere Riding Mower

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Aug 10, 2020 12:28:34 PM

Provided you’re diligent about caring for and maintaining your John Deere riding mower, there’s no reason it can’t provide you with several years’ worth of lovely yard work. While only using it for the jobs for which it was intended and making sure it’s properly maintained goes a long way towards extending the mower’s life, knowing how to troubleshoot and correct problems also reduces your stress and allows you greater independence. Let’s look at a few common problems and their possible solutions.

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Topics: John Deere

Hurst’s Harvest Season Safety Tips

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 28, 2020 8:40:58 AM

You may feel confident about how prepared your equipment is for the upcoming harvest, but that’s only half the battle when we’re talking about harvest season safety. Harvesting is busy and stressful enough without costly accidents, making the safety of you, your team, and your equipment paramount.

Here are some things to keep top-of-mind at all times.

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Topics: Harvest

Harvest Season Preparation Checklist

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 17, 2020 10:29:37 AM

As we make our way closer to yet another harvest season (can you believe it?), now is the perfect time to start thinking about harvest season preparation. What steps should you take to make sure that you’re adequately prepared? These are a great place to start:

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Topics: Harvest

The Impacts of West Texas Agriculture

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 24, 2020 1:18:11 PM

A short trip around West Texas is about all anyone needs to tell that agriculture is a serious part of this area. For decades upon decades, it’s allowed us the culture-defining lifestyle that is ingrained in the fabric of all of our communities. And as a John Deere dealer that has been serving this area since 1955, we’ll be the first to tell you that there’s nothing quite like West Texas agriculture.

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Topics: Our Values

Meet the Class of 2020 FFA Scholarship Winners

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 15, 2020 2:27:14 PM

For over a decade, Hurst Farm Supply has partnered with John Deere and the National FFA Foundation to offer $2,000 scholarships to area high school graduates. The National FFA Foundation selects these students based on their leadership roles, academic performance, FFA and community involvement, supervised work in ag or ag education, and their future education and career goals.

Last year, more than 1,400 scholarships were available to over 6,200 applicants. The National FFA Organization awarded individual scholarships worth over $2 million during the last scholarship period, over $50 million for the past 36 years.

Congratulations to this year’s list of winners and to every other graduate who applied for this award. We are proud of your hard work, your academic accomplishments, and your commitment to being an important member of the West Texas ag community!

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Topics: FFA Scholarship

Why You Need John Deere GPS Guidance

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 9, 2020 11:14:32 AM
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Topics: Cotton Farming

Planting and Spraying Season Support from Hurst Farm Supply

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on May 15, 2020 10:31:40 AM

At Hurst Farm Supply, we believe that it’s never too early to be prepared for the changing of seasons, and we think that farmers know that better than almost anyone. Next planting and spraying season will be here before you know it.

Here are some of the ways that our team can help you navigate unwanted surprises, and set yourself up for another successful season.


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Topics: Cotton Farming

Hurst How-To: Stay On the Move with At-Home Activities

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Apr 24, 2020 11:19:05 AM

Staying on the Move

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

4 Kid-Friendly Stay-at-Home Activities

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Apr 14, 2020 1:27:20 PM

Following social distancing guidelines is of utmost importance. With that being said, it’s also important to stay active with stay-at-home activities in any way you can, especially if you have little ones around the house.

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Topics: Gardening Tips

Talkin’ Turf: The Benefits of Buying Local

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Mar 30, 2020 3:10:00 PM

For over six decades, the Hurst Farm Supply brand has been carefully cultivated to withstand the test of the passing of time. Everything that we are is defined by the communities that we call home and has been molded by the farmers and turf professionals that we are proud to support. After all, we succeed when they succeed!

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Topics: Our Values