Hurst Farm Supply Blog

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.

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Topics: John Deere

Why Off-Season Mower Maintenance is Important

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 15, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What it’s All About

Let’s face it: When it’s this cold outside, your mower and its condition as it sits in the shed is probably the last thing on your mind. However, proper off-season maintenance can have some pretty huge payoffs later down the line when you pull your mower back out in the spring.

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Topics: Winter Tips

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.

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Topics: John Deere

Hurst Farm Supply National FFA Foundation Scholarships 2019

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jan 7, 2019 1:19:50 PM

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

A Hurst Farm Supply Guide to Gift-Giving

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The happiest time of the year is officially here, and this year, we want to help you make gift-giving easy! Whether it’s for fun, work, or both, Hurst Farm Supply has a number of great gift ideas that will take your lawn care professional’s Christmas to the next level AND keep on giving for years to come.

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Topics: Equipment Feature

How To Utilize a Section 179 Tax Deduction

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Dec 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

What is a Section 179 Deduction?

It may sound like some confusing tax jargon, but it’s actually far from it! Section 179 was drafted with businesses in mind and is designed to encourage businesses of all sizes to invest in themselves. Whether it’s tools, machinery, vehicles, or software, businesses never stop needing new equipment.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

STIHL Chainsaws: A Lawn Care Professional’s Best Falltime Friend

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A proper chainsaw is one of the most important parts of any homeowner’s fall lawn care arsenal. Be that as it may, every homeowner’s needs are different, therefore finding the right chainsaw that best fits your needs is an important step toward buying a product that gets you the absolute most out of your investment.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance

Harvest Season Service Packages

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As a farmer, your high-dollar harvest equipment is one of your most valuable assets. And as one of your most valuable assets, it’s important that it receives the best care before, during, AND after harvest season. You’ve worked hard all year long and we want to help make sure that your hard work yields the biggest payoff possible!

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Topics: Harvest

Get Your Equipment Ready For Harvest

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Sep 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As we approach the end of growing season for this year's cotton crop, now is a better time than ever to ensure that all of your harvesting equipment is in perfect working order.

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Topics: Harvest

Mulching 101: A Beginner’s Guide to a Healthier Lawn

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Aug 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Mulching. It's a word we've all heard, but what exactly does it mean? As a proud homeowner and dedicated lawn care connoisseur, you work hard to ensure that your lawn receives the best care in the world in the amount of time you're allotted.

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Topics: Lawn Maintenance