Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Mount Vernon, IL
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Mount Vernon. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip 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).
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. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Illinois Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Mount Vernon.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Mount Vernon
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 unique farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without harming the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, 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 Mount Vernon, you can enjoy equipment that floats better, rides smoother
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation experts at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy 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 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 reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To keep pace, new sprayer tires must be made for stable handling at any speed. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. 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. In Mount Vernon, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that offer outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Mount Vernon
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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Mount Vernon, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially good for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for optimum field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Mount Vernon
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your Mount Vernon ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD combines and tractors. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you choose the right size and style.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Mount Vernon. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but 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 Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your Mount Vernon forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Mount Vernon Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Contact your Mount Vernon Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Mount Vernon?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Mount Vernon. But you're probably wondering: 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. The system you choose for your Illinois farm will depend on your operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tire tracks and tires.
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. 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. In reality, many things can alter 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. Your local Mount Vernon Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.