Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Franklin, KY
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Franklin. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Firestone Commercial can help on both fronts (and in the back forty).
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 a farmer too, and he was always looking for ways to help his fellow growers. 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 contact your Kentucky Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Franklin.
Farm Tires to Support the Franklin Growing Season
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and 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 Franklin 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 experts at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's made for linear and pivot irrigation systems. You'll enjoy balanced traction whether you're moving forward or reverse, all thanks to the non-directional tread pattern. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, 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 depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the machine 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 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 designed to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's one of many exceptional Firestone sprayer tires. Your Franklin Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Franklin
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 Franklin ag tire dealer, 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 features super tread for grip 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 more durable 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.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Franklin
The correct tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a flat at five in the morning. Your Franklin ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 4WD, 2WD, 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 choose the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Franklin, they don't have to. Some companies can't see the forest through 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 forwarders, loggers, and skidders manage every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Franklin to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Franklin Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Turf and Field G2 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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Franklin for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Franklin
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Franklin. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer depends on a variety of factors. Read all about it in the Tire Expert Center's Rubber Tracks vs. Tires. We'll also provide a short overview here. Each system has ups and downs. The best system for your Kentucky farm will depend on your specific 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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts of fuel. For traction, our research has found that track systems perform better than wheeled systems at 0 - 3% slip. Increase slip to 5 - 9% and wheeled systems prove more efficient. All in all, many variables influence the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Franklin Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.