Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Cottondale, AL
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Cottondale. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Firestone Commercial can help on both fronts (and in the back forty).
Once Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, it didn't take him long to make a name for himself in the farm tire market. Firestone was always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Cottondale, AL.
Farm Tires to Support the Cottondale Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. They help raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. With flotation tires from Cottondale Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation professionals at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose for your soil type, irrigation method, and equipment. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's crafted specially for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep up, modern sprayer tires must be designed for stable handling at any speed. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. It's engineered to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's one of many exceptional Firestone sprayer tires. Your Cottondale Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver excellent ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Cottondale
It's hard to bring in the fruits (or veggies or grains) of your labor when your machines aren't equipped with the right tires. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Cottondale, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for optimum field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Cottondale
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Cottondale, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Cottondale, they don't have to. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Cottondale Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Cottondale Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Cottondale for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Cottondale
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Cottondale. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer to that question depends on a few factors. You can read all about Rubber Tracks vs. Tires in the Tire Expert Center, but we'll provide a brief overview here, too. Each system has ups and downs. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Alabama farm. You might even be able to benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume more fuel since it takes more horsepower to rotate the track. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount of fuel. And for traction, our research indicates that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. In the end, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. Your local Cottondale Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.