Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Hillsboro, TX
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Hillsboro. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation tires. Or, maybe you're new to the market and looking for tires that help you work smarter, not harder. Firestone Commercial can help on both fronts (and in the back forty).
Once Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, it didn't take him long to make a name for himself in the farm tire 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. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Texas Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Hillsboro.
Farm Tires to Support the Hillsboro Growing Season
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. 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 less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and 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 Hillsboro Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
Proper irrigation is essential if you ever want to get to harvest season. The irrigation specialists 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 one of our best-sellers. It's designed for linear and pivot irrigation systems. You'll enjoy balanced traction whether you're moving forward or reverse, all thanks to the non-directional tread pattern. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, 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 equipment that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To keep up, new sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. 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 just one of our sprayer tires. Your Hillsboro Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that provide superb ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Hillsboro
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 Hillsboro ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip 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 has a sturdier carcass for noteworthy 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.
Compare More Types of Ag Tires for Sale in Hillsboro
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a dry, dry forecast. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in Hillsboro, including tires for backhoes, loaders, and pullers, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with the right tractor tires for your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you find the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Hillsboro. 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 stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that skidders, forwarders, and loggers traverse every day. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires are valuable assets for your operation. Call your Hillsboro forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Hillsboro Firestone farm tire stores sell 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 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 minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Hillsboro for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Hillsboro?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in Hillsboro. But first, you need 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. 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 Texas farm will depend on your operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination 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. All in all, many things can alter the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems farm hard. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. Your local Hillsboro Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.