Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Columbus, OH
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Columbus. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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. 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. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Columbus, OH.
Farm Tires to Support the Columbus Growing Season
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 unique farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without harming the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during all phases of farming, from tillage to 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 Columbus for equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation specialists at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the right 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. 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 sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device 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 handling and stability—at all speeds. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. 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 Columbus, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver outstanding ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Columbus
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 Columbus, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable 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.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Columbus
The proper tractor tires vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a new government mandate. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Columbus, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best match.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Columbus. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. 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 Columbus Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Columbus Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more ride comfort, traction and flotation.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Contact your Columbus Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Columbus?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Columbus. But first, you'll probably want to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? The truth is, the answer varies. You can read more about it in the Tire Expert Center, Rubber Tracks vs. Tires, but what follows is a brief overview. Each system has its advantages. The system you choose for your Ohio farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. 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 conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Columbus farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.