Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Fort Worth, TX
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Fort Worth many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your high flotation tires from your flotation tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Either way, the folks at Firestone Commercial get it.
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 a farmer too, and he was always looking for ways to help his fellow growers. His goal was to get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked ride comfort and traction. In other words, "Put the Farm on Rubber." 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Texas Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Fort Worth.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Fort Worth
During key seasons of the year, flotation tires can really support growers. Flotation tires are designed with a wider footprint to help minimize soil compaction, which can damage a field's yield. This special type of farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect for getting better flotation and less soil compaction during all phases of farming, from tillage to harvest. They help keep heavy-duty farm vehicles off the ground in situations where other tires would dig in and damage the soil. With flotation tires from Fort Worth 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 closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's designed for pivot and linear 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 stable traction and wear. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll find we have the right tires and wheels for your irrigation equipment.
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, modern sprayer tires must be designed for stability and handling—at any speed. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. 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 just one of our sprayer tires. Your Fort Worth Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that provide outstanding handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. 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 has a sturdier carcass for optimum 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.
Discover Other Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Fort Worth
The proper tractor tires make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a new government mandate. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Fort Worth, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you identify the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Fort Worth. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that skidders, forwarders, and loggers negotiate every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Fort Worth Firestone forestry tire dealer 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? Fort Worth Firestone farm tire stores sell a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized ride comfort, traction and flotation.
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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Fort Worth Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Fort Worth?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Fort Worth. But first, you'll probably want to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better 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. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Texas farm. You may find it helpful to use a combo of tire tracks and tires.
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. But as long as proper tire inflation is maintained, a wheeled tractor and comparable tracked tractor will use about equal amounts 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 factors can impact the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Fort Worth Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.