More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Harrington, DE
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Harrington 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).
Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, and it didn't take long for the Firestone name to become a leader in the ag tier 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. 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 call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Harrington, DE.
Farm Tires in Harrington: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This special type of farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and 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 flotation tires from Harrington Firestone Commercial, you can have 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 a popular choice. It's made for linear and pivot 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 a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep up, 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. In Harrington, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that offer superb lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Harrington 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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Harrington, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We sell harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. 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 has a sturdier 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 Harrington
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your Harrington ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Harrington, 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 handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that skidders, forwarders, and loggers manage 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 deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Harrington Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Harrington 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 engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Contact your Harrington Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Harrington
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Harrington. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer to that question depends on a few 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. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Delaware farm. You might even be able to benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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 traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Harrington Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.