Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in San Antonio, TX
Maybe you know where to find all the deals on ag tires in San Antonio. 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).
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 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. 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 contact your nearest Texas Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in San Antonio.
Farm Tires to Support the San Antonio Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. 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 stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are great for getting less soil compaction and better flotation from planting to fieldwork, 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. Use Firestone flotation tires in San Antonio for equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. The irrigation experts at your nearby Firestone farm tire dealer can help you select for your irrigation method, equipment, and soil type. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. 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. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for reliable traction and long wear. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To care for your plants from the beginning to end of the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. Fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in a variety of sizes, with sprayer tanks becoming larger. To stay current, new sprayer tires must be made for stable 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 only one of our many sprayer tires. In San Antonio, your local Firestone farm tire dealer has a variety of sprayer tires that provide superb handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
San Antonio Farm Tires for Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your San Antonio ag tire dealer, you can bring in the harvest, rain or shine. We have harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features an extra-deep tread for traction in mud and is especially good 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 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 San Antonio
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a flat at five in the morning. Your local ag tire dealer has a wide selection of tractor tires for sale in San Antonio, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Maximize your tractor's power with tractor tires that suit your field. Your Firestone ag tire dealer can help you identify the best fit.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in San Antonio. 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 loggers, skidders, and forwarders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) prevent tears, cuts, and snags. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your San Antonio forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! San Antonio Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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 constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized 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 designed to take on heavy loads and resist stubble damage while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in San Antonio for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in San Antonio?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in San Antonio. But you're probably wondering: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? 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. You may find it helpful to use a combo of tire tracks and tires.
In terms of fuel economy, Firestone Ag research has found that a track system will eat up more fuel since it requires 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. 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. All in all, many variables influence the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's all about finding the system that works best for your field. Your local San Antonio Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.