Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Anthony, TX
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Anthony many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high 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 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. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Harvey Firestone's legacy lives on in the Farm Tire Test Center, located on his original farmstead in Ohio. Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in Anthony, TX.
Farm Tires to Support the Anthony 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 unique 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 flotation tires from Anthony Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation specialists at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your soil type, irrigation method, and equipment. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is one of our best-sellers. 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. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread 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 depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers 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 stability and handling—at any speed. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. 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 only one of our many sprayer tires. In Anthony, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Farm Tires for Anthony's 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 Firestone ag tire dealer in Anthony, you can take in the harvest with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features super tread for grip 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 more durable carcass for noteworthy field performance in cotton picker and grain cart 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 Anthony
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Anthony 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 the right tractor tires for your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you choose the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Anthony, they don't have to. Not all companies can see the forest for the trees, but Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse 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 prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Anthony Firestone forestry tire dealer 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? Anthony 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. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Anthony for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Anthony?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Anthony. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The answer depends on a variety of 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 has its advantages. The system you choose for your Texas farm will depend on your operation. Some farmers can benefit from 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. 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. 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 reality, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local Anthony Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.