Hurst Farm Supply Blog

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

Off-Season Inspection: Harvest Equipment

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Harvest season may be at the back of your mind or the bottom of your to-do list this summer, but the condition and maintenance of your harvest equipment shouldn’t be. As we’ve explored before, proper off-season maintenance can mean the difference between a harvest that is efficient and one that is riddled with breakdowns and roadblocks. Some benefits of off-season harvest equipment care include:

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Topics: John Deere, Harvest

Easy Fixes for Your Common Trimmer Problems

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 4, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Summer is in full swing, making now a great time for kicking back, relaxing and enjoying the sunshine. However, it’s also the perfect time to show off the lawn that you’ve worked so hard to maintain. That, of course, can’t be done without first making sure all of your lawn care tools and equipment are prepared for the season full of tasks ahead.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

Father's Day Gift Guide

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on May 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

As we’re sure you’ll agree, it can be hard to express years and years of love and appreciation for our dads in one single Sunday. Dads support us, teach us, love us and guide us in a way that no one else can! And while everyone expresses love and appreciation in their own way, Hurst Farm Supply wants to make it easier to give your dad a gift that’s as perfect and hardworking as he is.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance