Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Greenwood, SC
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Greenwood. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip 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. 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. 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. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your nearest South Carolina Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Greenwood.
Farm Tires in Greenwood: For the Growing Season
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This special type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without harming the area being driven on. Flotation tires are great 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 Greenwood Firestone Commercial, you can have 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 closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the right irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's made 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 long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, 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 device that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To keep up, new sprayer tires must be made for stable 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. In Greenwood, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Greenwood Farm Tires for 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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Greenwood, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful for rice and sugar cane 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Greenwood
The right tractor tires can make farming more manageable. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Greenwood, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you identify the right size and style.
Loggers don't have to lose a minute of downtime with Firestone forestry tires in Greenwood. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders negotiate every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Greenwood to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Greenwood 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 Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Greenwood Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Greenwood?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Greenwood. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer to that question depends on a few 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 system you choose for your South Carolina farm will depend on your operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination 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. In reality, many factors can impact 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 Greenwood Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.