More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Cottondale, FL
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Cottondale many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. 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. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. 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." 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Florida Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Cottondale.
Farm Tires to Support the Cottondale Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. 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 type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in Cottondale for 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 the right irrigation tire 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 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 Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To safeguard your crop during 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. 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. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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 offer superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Cottondale 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 Cottondale ag tire dealer, you can take in the harvest with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for remarkable field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Cottondale
The correct tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Cottondale, 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 Firestone ag tire dealer can help you identify the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Cottondale. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our special Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Call your Cottondale forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Firestone farm tire dealers in Cottondale sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super All Traction II 23° 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.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. 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. Contact your Cottondale Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Cottondale?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Cottondale. But first, you'll probably want to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer to that question depends on a few factors. 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. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Florida farm. You may find it helpful to use 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. 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 factors can impact the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Cottondale farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.