Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Old Fort, TN
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in Old Fort. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your bias tires from your radial 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. 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. 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 Tennessee Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Old Fort.
Farm Tires to Support the Old Fort 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 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 from planting to fieldwork, tillage to harvest. They help raise heavy-duty farm equipment off the ground in conditions where other tires would "grip and rip" the soil. Use Firestone flotation tires in Old Fort for equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation specialists at your local Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. It's designed 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 Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, 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 rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the machine 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 stay current, new sprayer tires must be made for stability and handling—at any speed. The Radial All Traction RC Tire is designed for this very thing. 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. that offer outstanding handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Old Fort
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 Old Fort, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. 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. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a stronger carcass for noteworthy 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.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Old Fort
The proper tractor tires vastly improve farming efficiencies. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a flat at five in the morning. Your Old Fort ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Maximize your tractor's power with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you choose the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Old Fort. Some companies can't see the forest through 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 manage every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. 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 deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your Old Fort forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Old Fort Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. 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.
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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Old Fort for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Old Fort?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Old Fort. But first, you need to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? 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 has its advantages. The best system for your Tennessee farm will depend on your specific operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combo 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. 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 conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems get the job done. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Old Fort Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.