Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Lexington, SC
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Lexington many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. 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 always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. 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. 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 South Carolina Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Lexington.
Farm Tires in Lexington: For the Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. With Firestone flotation tires in Lexington, you can enjoy equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation experts at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select the best irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's made for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern allows for balanced traction whether you're moving forward or backward. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find that we have the right irrigation tires and wheels for your setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the device that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming 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 engineered 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 Lexington Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that offer excellent ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Lexington
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 Lexington ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for optimum field performance in cotton picker and grain cart 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 Lexington
The correct tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Lexington ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you choose the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Lexington, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that forwarders, loggers, and skidders negotiate every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Lexington 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 Lexington sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super All Traction II 23° 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 minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Lexington for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Lexington?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Lexington. But first, you need to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? 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 comes with pros and cons. The system you choose for your South Carolina farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use a combination 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. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount 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. In the end, many variables influence the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. A Lexington farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.