Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Obion, TN
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Obion. 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. 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. 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 Tennessee Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Obion.
Farm Tires to Support the Obion Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. 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 damaging the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation 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 Firestone flotation tires in Obion, you can enjoy 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 local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's made for linear and pivot irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features a strong nylon-cord body and Firestone's 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. 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 made for handling and stability—at all speeds. 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 just one of our sprayer tires. In Obion, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that deliver excellent ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Obion 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 Obion, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It features super tread for grip in mud and is particularly useful for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for noteworthy field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Obion
The proper tractor tires vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a flat at five in the morning. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Obion, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Maximize your tractor's power with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you find the right size and style.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Obion, 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 make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. 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 Firestone forestry tire dealer in Obion to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Obion Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super Traction Duplex 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 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 Obion for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Obion?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Obion. But first, you need to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of fuel economy, traction, roading, and soil compaction? 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 ups and downs. The system you choose for your Tennessee farm will depend on your operation. Some farmers can benefit from a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. The correct tire inflation can make all the difference, though. With the right tire pressure, a tracked tractor and a comparable wheeled tractor will employ about the same amount of fuel. For traction, our research has found 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 traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems work. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Obion Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.