More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Willington, CT
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Willington. 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. 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. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. 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. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your Connecticut Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Willington.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Willington
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without damaging the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during all phases of farming, from 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. With Firestone flotation tires in Willington, you can enjoy equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation experts 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 top seller. 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. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. 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 depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep pace, 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 just one of our sprayer tires. that deliver outstanding handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Willington 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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Willington, you can take in the harvest with ease. We have 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 good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for noteworthy field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Willington
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a flat at five in the morning. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Willington, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Willington. 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 handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Willington to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Firestone farm tire dealers in Willington sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 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 designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Willington Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Willington
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Willington. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? The truth is, the answer varies. You can read all about Rubber Tracks vs. Tires in the Tire Expert Center, but we'll provide a brief overview here, too. Each system has ups and downs. The best system for your Connecticut 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 shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume 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. 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 factors can impact the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Willington Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.