More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Athabasca, AB
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Athabasca. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. Either way, you can turn to Firestone Commercial for help.
Firestone has been a leader in the farm tire market for a long time, ever since Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932. Firestone was always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. His goal was to get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked ride comfort and traction. In other words, "Put the Farm on Rubber." By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your Alberta Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Athabasca.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Athabasca
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without harming the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. Use Firestone flotation tires in Athabasca for 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 made for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern allows for balanced traction whether you're moving forward or backward. Our Irrigation Special Tire is another top choice for mobile irrigation equipment. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. 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 handling and stability—at all speeds. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. It's crafted to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's only one of our many sprayer tires. In Athabasca, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide outstanding ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Farm Tires for Athabasca's Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your Athabasca ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features an extra-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 stronger carcass for noteworthy field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Athabasca
The right tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a new government mandate. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Athabasca, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Athabasca. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our special Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your Athabasca forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Athabasca Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Athabasca for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Athabasca?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Athabasca. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer depends on a variety of factors. You can read more about it in the Tire Expert Center, Rubber Tracks vs. Tires, but what follows is a brief overview. Each system has its advantages. The best system for your Alberta farm will depend on your specific operation. Some farmers can 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 factors can impact the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Athabasca farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.