Hurst Farm Supply Blog

2020 Ag & Timber Renewals

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 12, 2019 11:07:04 AM
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Topics: Industry Insights

Hurst Farm Supply National FFA Foundation Scholarships 2020

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 30, 2019 10:12:06 AM

This year, Hurst Farm Supply is proud to once again partner with John Deere and the National FFA Foundation to offer seven - $2,000 scholarships to one area student from each of the following counties: Borden, Crosby, Dickens, Hale, 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

Why You Should Winterize Your Equipment

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Although we’re not quite finished with fall yet, it’s essential to be prepared for the reality of the really cold months ahead of us. When it comes to maintaining and putting your farming and landscaping equipment away for the winter, it’s imperative that you know how and why you should do so properly.

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Topics: Winter Tips

Cotton Stripper Maintenance: The Nitty Gritty

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

During harvest season, you and your operation are both at the mercy of time. So, why spend what little time you have making repairs when you can get ahead of them before even getting to work?

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Topics: Harvest

Buying Guide: STIHL Weed Eaters

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Sep 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Fall is officially here, which means now is the time to start thinking about whether or not your fall lawn care arsenal is fully-equipped to take on the tasks in front of you. Weed eaters (more specifically, STIHL weed eaters) are a critical piece of that arsenal that should not be forgotten!

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

A Brief History of the Boll Weevil

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Sep 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Farmers are no strangers to challenges! Year after year, threats to our hard work put us to the test. And the constant pressure to produce a crop in the face of inclement weather, drought, and other forces is what sets us apart from those that are not up to the challenge!

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Topics: Cotton Farming

When to Terminate Irrigation in Cotton Production

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Aug 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

While cotton is typically considered to be a mostly drought-resistant crop, the Texas Plains are a place where crops like these are constantly threatened by the ever-looming possibility of a dry season.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

Hurst's 20th Annual Women's Protective Services Benefit Drawing

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Aug 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

At Hurst Farm Supply, we firmly believe that we are defined by our community, our neighbors, and those we surround ourselves with each and every day. We are blessed to serve the very best in Texas, and we are constantly striving to give back to those who support us in any way we can. One of those ways is through teaming up with the Women’s Protective Services of Lubbock (WPS) for the annual Hurst benefit drawing.

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Topics: Harvesting Hope

Buying Guide: Riding Lawnmowers

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 16, 2019 9:00:00 AM

A few months back, we took a look at a group of zero-turn mowers that (to this day) are making short work of even the hardest jobs for weekend warriors everywhere.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

Summer Grilling with Traeger Grills

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jul 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Yes! It’s finally the time of year that we’ve all been waiting for. For many, grilling outdoors is arguably the best part of summer, and frankly, we’re inclined to agree!

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Topics: Equipment Feature