More on Firestone Ag Tires for Sale in Katy, TX
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Katy. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer 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. 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 a farmer too, and he was always looking for ways to help his fellow growers. He wanted to "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. 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! Learn more about Firestone's large inventory of farm tires and tracks below, and contact your Texas Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Katy.
Farm Tires in Katy: For the Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. 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 great for getting better flotation and less soil compaction 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in Katy 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 closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy for your soil type, irrigation method, and equipment. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. 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 reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, 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 rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to crops. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To keep pace, new 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 engineered 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 lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Katy
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 Katy, you can take in the harvest with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good 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. 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 Katy
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 Katy ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, MFWD, 4WD, and 2WD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Katy. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. 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 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. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Call your Katy forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Katy sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are designed with special tread that allows for more flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Contact your Katy Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Katy?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Katy. 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 answer depends on a variety of factors. 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. Your operation will dictate the system you choose for your Texas farm. You may find it helpful to use 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. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume 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 factors can impact 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 Katy Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.