Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Whiteland, IN
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Whiteland many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. 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." 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Indiana Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Whiteland.
Farm Tires in Whiteland: For the Growing Season
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. 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 stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in Whiteland for 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 experts at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose for your soil type, irrigation method, and equipment. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. 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 turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep pace, new sprayer tires must be made for stability and 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 only one of our many sprayer tires. In Whiteland, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Whiteland'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 local ag tire dealer in Whiteland, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for optimum field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Whiteland
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Whiteland, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your local ag tire dealer can help you choose the right size and style.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Whiteland, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads 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) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Whiteland Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Whiteland Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. 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. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Whiteland for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Whiteland?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Whiteland. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? 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. Some farmers can benefit from a combo 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. 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 variables influence the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. Your local Whiteland Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.