Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Clayton, IN
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Clayton many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, you can turn to Firestone Commercial for help.
Once Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, it didn't take him long to make a name for himself in the farm tire market. Firestone was always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll 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. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your Indiana Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Clayton.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Clayton
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 type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. With Firestone flotation tires in Clayton, you can enjoy equipment that floats better, rides smoother
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the best irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's designed for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern allows for balanced traction whether you're moving forward or backward. 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 floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers 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 designed for stable handling at any speed. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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. that offer outstanding handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Clayton 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 Clayton, you can take in the harvest with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited 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. We know you're outstanding in your field. Let Firestone help you stay there, with the right farm tires.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Clayton
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a new government mandate. Your Clayton 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 the best tractor tires for your needs. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Clayton. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders negotiate 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 protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Call your Clayton 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? Clayton 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 Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
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 minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Contact your Clayton Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Clayton
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Clayton. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. Read all about it in the Tire Expert Center's Rubber Tracks vs. Tires. We'll also provide a short overview here. Each system comes with pros and cons. The system you choose for your Indiana farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use a combination of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has insight into your questions. With regards to fuel economy, our research has shown that a track system will use 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. 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 things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Clayton Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.