Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Tillamook, OR
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Tillamook. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. Firestone Commercial can help on both fronts (and in the back forty).
Firestone has been a leader in the farm tire market for a long time, ever since Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932. 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. Fast forward to 1950 and rubber tires were everywhere. Almost every farmer had installed rubber tires on their tractor. 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! Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Oregon Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Tillamook.
Farm Tires to Support the Tillamook Growing Season
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. 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 delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great 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 flotation tires from Tillamook Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better, rides smoother
If you want to get to harvest season, you better get your irrigation system fixed up right. The irrigation specialists at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's designed for linear and pivot 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 Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for stable traction and wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment 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 stay current, 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 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. that deliver excellent lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Farm Tires for Tillamook'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 Tillamook ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for remarkable 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Tillamook
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 local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Tillamook, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with tractor tires that suit your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Tillamook, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see it all. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that skidders, forwarders, and loggers traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Tillamook Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Tillamook 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 Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Tillamook for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Tillamook
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Tillamook. 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. 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 its advantages. The system you choose for your Oregon farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use 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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts of fuel. And for traction, our research indicates 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 factors can impact the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Tillamook Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.