Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Van, TX
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Van many times. You know your spade grip tires form your guide grip tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. 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 always looking for ways to help farmers. He was one, too. 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." 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your Texas Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Van.
Farm Tires to Support the Van 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 unique farm tire delivers stability and traction on soft ground, but without harming the ground being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during all phases of farming, from tillage to harvest. Where other tires dig in and damage the soil, flotation tires don't. They keep heavy-duty farm tires up and off the ground. With flotation tires from Van 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 professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy the appropriate irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's designed for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern allows for balanced traction whether you're moving forward or backward. 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 long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system sprinkles, drips, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To safeguard your crop during the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers to crops. 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 handling and stability—at all speeds. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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 one of many exceptional Firestone sprayer tires. Your Van Firestone farm tire dealer has a catalog of sprayer tires that offer superb ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Farm Tires for Van's Harvest Season
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your Firestone ag tire dealer in Van, you can harvest your crops with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. The Champion Spade Grip is one such tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is particularly useful for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which has a sturdier carcass for remarkable 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.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Van
The right tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a new government mandate. Your Van ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you choose the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in Van, they don't have to. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They make forestry tires that can take on bulky loads and unstable terrain that forwarders, loggers, and skidders traverse every day. Design features like deep skid depth give heavy-duty equipment maximum flotation on soft ground. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Steep hill or wet forest, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Van Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think flowers and earthworms. Instead, think power and durability… and maybe some flower power! Van Firestone farm tire dealers offer a variety of garden tires for mowers, small tractors, and utility equipment. From the Super All Traction II 23° Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
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 quality traction on- or off-road and limited soil compaction. Reach out to a Firestone ag tire store in Van for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in Van?
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Van. But first, you'll probably want 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. 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 ups and downs. The best system for your Texas farm will depend on your specific operation. 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. With the proper tire inflation, a tracked tractor and comparable wheeled tractor will consume about the same amount 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. In the end, many factors can impact the performance of traditional rubber tires over tire tracks and vice versa. Both systems get the job done. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Van farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.