Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Weed, CA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Weed many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. 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." His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll 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. 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 Weed, CA.
Farm Tires to Support the Weed Growing Season
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 unique farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, tillage to 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in Weed for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation specialists at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's designed for pivot and linear 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 a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation 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 fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly 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 designed to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's just one of our sprayer tires. that deliver outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Weed Farm Tires for 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 Weed, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for remarkable 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.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Weed
The correct tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Weed, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you find the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Weed. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but 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 traverse every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Call your Weed forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Weed sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased 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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Weed for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Weed
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Weed. 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 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 ups and downs. The system you choose for your California farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use 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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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. All in all, many things can alter the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Weed farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.