Hurst Farm Supply Blog

Your Hurst Harvest Season Resources — Here When You Need Us

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 26, 2020 3:07:39 PM

What, exactly, does it mean to harvest the Hurst way? It means taking full advantage of the wide range of harvest season resources that our team offers. We’re professional, experienced, and we carry the knowledge necessary to help you have another successful harvest season.

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Topics: Harvest

Hurst How-To: Having a Healthy Harvest Season

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Oct 20, 2020 11:38:51 AM

During harvest season, we often encounter some of the hardest, most demanding tasks that we’ve faced throughout the entirety of any given year. The long days and back-breaking work will put even the most seasoned farmer through the wringer! And while we trust that you’re well-equipped to handle anything put in your way, we wanted to take a brief moment to remind you to take care of your most important personal tool: yourself.

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Topics: Harvest

Soil Moisture: When to Irrigate & When Not to Irrigate

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Sep 1, 2020 9:29:11 AM

When it comes to monitoring soil moisture conditions, we think a “hands-on” approach is best!

Introducing the “feel and appearance” method, which consists of gathering physical samples of the soil on your land, firming them with your hand, and using your observations to estimate the amount of moisture that is available for your crops.

Here’s how it works.


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Topics: Harvest

Preparing Your Harvest Season Equipment

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Aug 18, 2020 10:17:47 AM

Nothing is more important to the hard-working farmer during harvest season than their hard-working equipment. Just as important as that equipment, however, is that farmer’s ability to maintain it!

Giving your harvest season equipment the maintenance it requires is the best way to get the most out of your harvest and ensure worker safety and the lifespan of the equipment itself. Downtime, costly repairs, and accidents are just a few of the risks that you run by failing to do so.

Harvest season is upon us — follow these simple prep steps to ensure that your equipment delivers the best possible performance when it matters the most this fall.


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Topics: Harvest

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

Post-Season Harvest Equipment Service

Posted by Hurst Farm Supply on Nov 20, 2019 4:15:26 PM

You prepped hard, worked even harder, and it all led to yet another successful cotton harvest season. Congratulations! Now, the only thing left to do is allow yourself and your equipment some much-deserved recovery time.

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Topics: Harvest

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

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

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