Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Rock Hill, SC
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Rock Hill. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip 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).
Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, and it didn't take long for the Firestone name to become a leader in the ag tier market. As a farmer himself, Firestone was always developing in ways to help growers solve problems. 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. 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 contact your nearest South Carolina Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Rock Hill.
Farm Tires in Rock Hill: For the 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 type of farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting better flotation and less soil compaction from planting to fieldwork, 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 Rock Hill Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
If you want to get to harvest season, you better get your irrigation system fixed up right. The irrigation specialists at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's designed for linear and pivot 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 Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for stable traction and 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 equipment 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 pace, new sprayer tires must be made for stable handling at any speed. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. It's designed 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 Rock Hill Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that deliver superb lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Rock Hill 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 local ag tire dealer in Rock Hill, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially well-suited for sugar cane and rice harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Rock Hill
The right tractor tires can make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as frustrating as a dry, dry forecast. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Rock Hill, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you find the best match.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Rock Hill, they don't have to. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Call your Rock Hill forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Rock Hill Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Turf and Field G2 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Rock Hill for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Rock Hill?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Rock Hill. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. You can read more about it in the Tire Expert Center, Rubber Tracks vs. Tires, but what follows is a brief overview. Each system comes with pros and cons. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your South Carolina farm. Some farmers can 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 variables influence the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems farm hard. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Rock Hill Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.