Shop Firestone Ag Tires in The Dalles, OR
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in The Dalles many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. 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 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. 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 call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in The Dalles, OR.
Farm Tires to Support the The Dalles Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires aim to decrease the damage done to a field's yield. They're made with a wider footprint to limit soil compaction. This type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without harming the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. Use Firestone flotation tires in The Dalles for equipment that floats better, rides smoother
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the best irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. 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 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 we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To keep up, modern sprayer tires must be designed 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 The Dalles Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for The Dalles's Harvest Season
It's hard to bring in the fruits (or veggies or grains) of your labor when your machines aren't equipped with the right tires. But with harvest tires from your The Dalles ag tire dealer, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for optimum field performance in grain cart and cotton picker 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 The Dalles
The correct tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your The Dalles ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Maximize your tractor's power with the right tractor tires for your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in The Dalles, 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 make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders manage every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in The Dalles to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in The Dalles sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized ride comfort, traction and flotation.
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. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in The Dalles for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in The Dalles
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in The Dalles. But you're probably wondering: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer to that question depends on a few factors. 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 best system for your Oregon farm will depend on your specific operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. 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 variables influence the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A The Dalles farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.