More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Columbia, SC
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Columbia many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation tires. Or, maybe you're looking for tires for a new piece of equipment. Either way, you can turn to Firestone Commercial for help.
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. 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. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your South Carolina Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Columbia.
Farm Tires to Support the Columbia 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 unique farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying 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 Columbia 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 nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your equipment, soil type, and irrigation method. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's made for pivot and linear 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 features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To stay current, new sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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. that provide outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Columbia
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in Columbia, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. Firestone makes 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 especially good 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. Whatever field conditions you face, you can count on Firestone farm tires to face them with you.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Columbia
The right 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 Columbia ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Columbia. Some companies can't see the forest through 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 loggers, skidders, and forwarders traverse 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 prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Contact a Columbia Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Columbia sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased 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 exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Columbia for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Columbia
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Columbia. 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 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 comes with pros and cons. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your South Carolina farm. You might even be able to benefit from a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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. All in all, many things can alter the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. Your local Columbia Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.