Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Mesa, AZ
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Mesa many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. He wanted to move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll on rubber. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his original farmstead in Ohio. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Arizona Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Mesa.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Mesa
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This special type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and 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 Mesa Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better, rides smoother
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 equipment, soil type, and irrigation method. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. You'll enjoy balanced traction whether you're moving forward or reverse, all thanks to the non-directional tread pattern. 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 reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To stay current, modern sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. It's designed 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 Mesa, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Mesa
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 Mesa, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have 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 especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger 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.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Mesa
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Mesa, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Improve your tractor's efficiency with tractor tires that suit your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Mesa. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Mesa to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Mesa Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. 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.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Mesa for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Mesa
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Mesa. But first, you need to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? The answer to that question depends on a few factors. 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 system you choose for your Arizona farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use a combination of tire tracks and tires.
In terms of fuel economy, Firestone Ag research has found that a track system will eat up more fuel since it requires more horsepower to rotate the track. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts of fuel. For traction, our research has found 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 conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems farm hard. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. Your local Mesa Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.