Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Salt Lake City, UT
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Salt Lake City many times. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your bias tires from your radial tires. Or, maybe you're just beginning your journey toward becoming a farmer. 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 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." 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. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and contact your nearest Utah Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Salt Lake City.
Farm Tires in Salt Lake City: For the 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 provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without destroying the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect 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. With flotation tires from Salt Lake City Firestone Commercial, you can have equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
If you want to get to harvest season, you better get your irrigation system fixed up right. The irrigation professionals at your closest Firestone farm tire dealer can help you buy for your equipment, soil type, and irrigation method. The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a top seller. It's crafted specially 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. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for stable traction and wear. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, 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 rely on a little help from modern technology and your sprayer, the device 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, modern sprayer tires must be designed 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. that provide excellent lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Salt Lake City
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your Salt Lake City ag tire dealer, you can take in the harvest with ease. We sell harvest tires for a range of terrain, soil types, and equipment. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It features super tread for grip in mud and is especially good for sugar cane and rice harvesting. There's also 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.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Salt Lake City
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. The incorrect tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a new government mandate. Your local Firestone ag tire dealer has a full inventory of tractor tires for sale in Salt Lake City, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD combines and tractors. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you find the right size and style.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Salt Lake City. Some companies can't see the forest through 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. Features like 23° tread traction bars help heavy-duty vehicles access the inaccessible. Then there's our Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires give your operation the performance and value it needs. Contact a Firestone forestry tire dealer in Salt Lake City to learn more.
When you see the words, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in Salt Lake City sell 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 designed with special tread that allows for more 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 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 Salt Lake City for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Salt Lake City?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Salt Lake City. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The answer to that question depends on a few 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 comes with pros and cons. The system you choose for your Utah farm will depend on your operation. You may find it helpful to use a combination of tires and tire tracks.
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. 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 the end, many things can alter the performance of tire tracks over traditional rubber tires and vice versa. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. A Firestone Ag expert or your local Salt Lake City Firestone farm tire dealer can help you choose the right system for your farm.