Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Montgomery, AL
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Montgomery many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation 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 move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! 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 Montgomery, AL.
Farm Tires in Montgomery: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This unique farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. With flotation tires from Montgomery Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation professionals at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the best irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To keep up, new sprayer tires must be made for stable handling at any speed. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. 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. In Montgomery, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Montgomery
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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Montgomery, you can take in the harvest with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for optimum field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Montgomery
The proper tractor tires make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your Montgomery ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Montgomery. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that skidders, forwarders, and loggers traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Montgomery to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Montgomery Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. 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 ride comfort, traction and flotation.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Montgomery for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Montgomery?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Montgomery. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? The truth is, the answer varies. Read all about it in the Tire Expert Center's Rubber Tracks vs. Tires. We'll also provide a short overview here. Each system comes with pros and cons. The best system for your Alabama farm will depend on your specific operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has insight into your questions. With regards to fuel economy, our research has shown that a track system will use 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. In terms of traction, our research has shown that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. In reality, many factors can impact the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Montgomery Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.