More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Marion, SC
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Marion. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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 "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling 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! 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 Marion.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Marion
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This type of farm tire provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during all phases of farming, from tillage to harvest. They help raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. With flotation tires from Marion 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 experts 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 top seller. It's made 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 rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. 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. 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. that provide outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Marion
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 local ag tire dealer in Marion, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for remarkable 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.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Marion
The proper tractor tires make farming more manageable. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Marion, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the right tractor tires for your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Marion. 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 forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our special Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Marion Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Marion 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 flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are all types of farmers, and all types of farm implement tires to match. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Marion for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Marion?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Marion. But first, you'll probably want to know: are rubber tracks better than tires 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 may find it helpful to use a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. 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 variables influence 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. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Marion Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.