Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Thomson, GA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Thomson many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, you can turn to Firestone Commercial for help.
Firestone has been a leader in the farm tire market for a long time, ever since Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932. Firestone was always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. He wanted to move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. 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. 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 Thomson, GA.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Thomson
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 special type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during all phases of farming, from tillage to harvest. They help raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. With flotation tires from Thomson 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 professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's made 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 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 rely on a little help from 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, new sprayer tires must be made for stability and handling—at any speed. 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. that offer superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Thomson's Harvest Season
It's hard to bring in the fruits (or veggies or grains) of your labor when your machines aren't equipped with the right tires. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Thomson, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for noteworthy field performance in grain cart and cotton picker 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 Thomson
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your Thomson ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you choose the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Thomson. 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 forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Thomson Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Thomson Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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 constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized ride comfort, traction and flotation.
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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Thomson for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Thomson?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Thomson. 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 comes with pros and cons. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Georgia farm. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
In terms of fuel economy, Firestone Ag research has found that a track system will eat up more fuel since it requires more horsepower to rotate the track. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount 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 factors can impact the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. A Thomson farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.