More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Durham, NC
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Durham many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. 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. Fast forward to 1950 and rubber tires were everywhere. Almost every farmer had installed rubber tires on their tractor. 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 North Carolina Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Durham.
Farm Tires in Durham: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This unique farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without destroying 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 raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. With flotation tires from Durham Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation experts at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's crafted specially 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. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment 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 pace, new sprayer tires must be designed for stability and handling—at any speed. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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. that provide outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Farm Tires for Durham's 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 Durham, you can harvest your crops with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for remarkable 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Durham
The proper tractor tires vastly improve farming efficiencies. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Durham, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you identify the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Durham, they don't have to. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that loggers, skidders, and forwarders negotiate every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our special Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Durham Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Durham Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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 engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased 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 engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Durham Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Durham?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Durham. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. 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 North Carolina farm. You may find it helpful to use a combination of tires and tire tracks.
Firestone Ag research has shown that in terms of fuel economy, a track system will consume more fuel since it takes 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. In the end, many things can alter the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Durham farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.