Hurst Farm Supply Blog

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

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

CS690 HARVEST - Configuring a Harvest Homepage

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 20, 2017 3:07:00 PM

 

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Topics: Cotton Farming, Harvest

CS690 HARVEST - Configuring Map Settings

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 19, 2017 1:08:00 PM

 

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Topics: Cotton Farming, Harvest

Why Harvest Equipment Maintenance Will Lead to Success

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When we sell a tractor or a cotton stripper here at Hurst Farm Supply, our commitment to you and your machine does not end when you pull off the lot. We understand that you work hard, and we want to be sure that your equipment is operating at 100%, every step of the way.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

Hurst How To - Daily Harvest Equipment Maintenance

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 10, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Making sure that your equipment is in good working condition on a daily basis not only ensures that you get the most out of your harvest, but also that you’ll ensure worker safety. You’ll also extend the life of your machinery.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

2017 Outlook For Cotton

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Jun 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

It seems like our customers just put away the equipment they used to harvest their 2016 cotton crop. The time passed quickly and now it’s time to start thinking about what the 2017 cotton crop will bring.

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Topics: Cotton Farming

Cotton Harvest Safety: Inspect Your Fire Extinguisher

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 18, 2016 11:10:02 AM

No cotton farmer can afford to grow lax about their fire extinguishers during the harvest season. Forgetting to make sure your cotton stripper has fire extinguishers where the operator can easily reach them and that both of the extinguishers are fully operational can result in substantial equipment damage, crop loss, and even loss of life.

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Topics: Cotton Farming, Work Safety

History of the Cotton Stripper

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Sep 28, 2016 2:58:30 PM

We're getting closer to cotton harvest. Soon, cotton strippers will be a consistent part of our landscape as area farmers work to bring in this year's crop. It's an essential component of West Texas's history and legacy. We're proud to be a part of it by supporting area cotton farmers and providing them with the best equipment to get the job done. 

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Topics: Cotton Farming, Industry Insights