Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Baker City, OR
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Baker City many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, and it didn't take long for the Firestone name to become a leader in the ag tier market. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. 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. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his original farmstead in Ohio. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Oregon Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Baker City.
Farm Tires to Support the Baker City 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 type of farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without harming the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation 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. With Firestone flotation tires in Baker City, you can enjoy equipment that floats better, rides smoother
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. 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 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. Our Irrigation Special Tire is another top choice for mobile irrigation equipment. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you rely on a little help from 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, modern 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 engineered 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 Baker City, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that offer superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Baker City'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 Baker City, 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 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 noteworthy field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Baker City
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a flat at five in the morning. Your Baker City ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you find the right size and style.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Baker City, 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 traverse 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. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Call your Baker City forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Baker City Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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 ride comfort, traction and flotation.
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 minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Contact your Baker City Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Baker City?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Baker City. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer depends on a variety of factors. 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 has its advantages. The best system for your Oregon farm will depend on your specific operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount of fuel. In terms of traction, our research has shown 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 conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems get the job done. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Baker City Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.