Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Oxnard, CA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Oxnard many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer 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. 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. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your California Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Oxnard.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Oxnard
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This unique farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great 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. With Firestone flotation tires in Oxnard, you can enjoy equipment that floats better, rides smoother
If you want to get to harvest season, you better get your irrigation system fixed up right. The irrigation specialists 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 made for pivot and linear 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 floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
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 pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To keep pace, modern sprayer tires must be designed for stability and 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. In Oxnard, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Oxnard Farm Tires for Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Oxnard, you can harvest your crops with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for remarkable field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Oxnard
The correct tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Oxnard, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with the right tractor tires for your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you choose the right size and style.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Oxnard, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that forwarders, loggers, and skidders negotiate every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Oxnard Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Oxnard 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 Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Oxnard for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Oxnard?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Oxnard. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? 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 has ups and downs. The best system for your California farm will depend on your specific operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. The correct tire inflation can make all the difference, though. With the right tire pressure, a tracked tractor and a comparable wheeled tractor will employ 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. All in all, many factors can impact the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Oxnard Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.