More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Mifflinville, PA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Mifflinville many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your high flotation tires from your 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).
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. 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. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his 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 Mifflinville, PA.
Farm Tires in Mifflinville: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This unique farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without destroying the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during all phases of farming, from tillage to 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. With flotation tires from Mifflinville Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better, rides smoother
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation specialists 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 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. Our Irrigation Special Tire is another top choice for mobile irrigation equipment. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 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 depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To stay current, 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 engineered to support the same load at lower pressure, or more load at the same pressure when compared to standard radials. But that's just one of our sprayer tires. In Mifflinville, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver excellent lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Mifflinville Farm Tires for 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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Mifflinville, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially good for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for optimum field performance in grain cart and cotton picker applications. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Mifflinville
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Mifflinville, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Maximize your tractor's power with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Mifflinville, they don't have to. 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 stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that skidders, forwarders, and loggers negotiate every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Mifflinville to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Mifflinville 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 designed with special tread that allows for more flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Mifflinville for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Mifflinville?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Mifflinville. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer depends on a variety of 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 ups and downs. The system you choose for your Pennsylvania farm will depend on your operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. 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. In the end, many factors can impact 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. Your local Mifflinville Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.