Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Grass Valley, CA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Grass Valley many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer 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. 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. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. Fast forward to 1950 and rubber tires were everywhere. Almost every farmer had installed rubber tires on their tractor. 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! Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest California Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Grass Valley.
Farm Tires to Support the Grass Valley Growing Season
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. 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 stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in Grass Valley for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation experts at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's made 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. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To stay current, modern sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. 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. that offer outstanding ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Farm Tires for Grass Valley's Harvest Season
Does harvest season make you feel like a chicken running around with its head cut off? You probably don't have the right equipment and tires. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Grass Valley, you can harvest your crops with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for remarkable 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 Grass Valley
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your Grass Valley ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Grass Valley, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that skidders, forwarders, and loggers traverse every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your Grass Valley forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Grass Valley Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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.
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 exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Contact your Grass Valley Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Grass Valley?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Grass Valley. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires 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 has ups and downs. The best system for your California farm will depend on your specific operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. 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. All in all, many variables influence the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. Your local Grass Valley Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.