Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Jasper, FL
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Jasper many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. 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 call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Jasper, FL.
Farm Tires in Jasper: For the Growing Season
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 special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect for getting less soil compaction and better flotation from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. With flotation tires from Jasper Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
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 popular choice. It's designed for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. 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 drips, sprinkles, 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 device 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, new sprayer tires must be made 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 just one of our sprayer tires. In Jasper, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver outstanding handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Jasper's 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 Jasper, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for noteworthy 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Jasper
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a new government mandate. Your Jasper ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, 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 choose the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Jasper. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our special Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Jasper to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Jasper sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more 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 exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Contact your Jasper Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Jasper
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Jasper. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. 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 its advantages. The system you choose for your Florida farm will depend on your operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combination 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. In reality, many variables influence the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Jasper Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.