Shop Firestone Ag Tires in South Hill, VA
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in South Hill. 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. 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 a farmer too, and he was always looking for ways to help his fellow growers. He wanted to move farmers away from using metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort, and "Put the Farm on Rubber," instead. By 1950, Firestone's dream was practically realized. Almost every tractor was rolling on rubber. Firestone Commercial continues to advance farm tire technology at the Farm Tire Test Center, located on Harvey Firestone's original farmstead in Ohio. Explore Firestone's catalog of farm tracks and tires below, and call your local Firestone Commercial tire dealer for ag tire availability in South Hill, VA.
Farm Tires in South Hill: 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 special type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are perfect 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 Firestone flotation tires in South Hill, you can enjoy equipment that rides smoother, floats better, and makes your job easier.
You can't get to harvest season without proper irrigation. 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 a popular choice. It's designed for pivot and linear 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 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 depend on modern farming technology and your sprayer, the machine that helps you apply pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides. While fertilizers and self-propelled sprayers come in all sizes, sprayer tanks are increasingly becoming larger. To keep up, modern sprayer tires must be designed for handling and stability—at all speeds. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. It's crafted 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. that provide excellent handling, lateral stability, and ride comfort.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in South Hill
It's hard to bring in the fruits (or veggies or grains) of your labor when your machines aren't equipped with the right tires. But with harvest tires from your local ag tire dealer in South Hill, you can take in the harvest with ease. We have harvest tires for a range of soil types, equipment, and terrain. For instance, there's the Champion Spade Grip Tire. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is especially well-suited for rice and sugar cane harvesting. Then there's the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable 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 South Hill
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as troublesome as a flat at five in the morning. Your South Hill 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. Maximize your tractor's power with the best tractor tires for your needs. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you find the best fit.
Loggers don't have time to lose. With Firestone forestry tires in South Hill, they don't have to. While some other companies can't see the forest for the trees, Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can handle the heavy loads and uncertain terrain that loggers, skidders, and forwarders manage 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 protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a South Hill Firestone forestry tire dealer to learn more.
When you hear, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and daisies. Think durability and power… and a little bit of flower power? Firestone farm tire dealers in South Hill sell a variety of garden tires for small tractors, utility equipment, and mowers. 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 traction, flotation, and ride comfort.
There are about as many types of farm implement tires as there types of farmers. Firestone farm implement tires are engineered to resist stubble damage and handle heavy loads while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Contact your South Hill Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for seeders, wagons, trailers, manure spreaders, balers, sprayers, and more.
Does Firestone Sell Tire Tracks in South Hill?
Even though you're shopping for farm tires, you may also be interested in looking at tire tracks in South Hill. But first, you'll probably want to know: how do tires and rubber tracks compare in terms of traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? The truth is, the answer varies. 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 Virginia farm will depend on your operation. You might even be able to benefit from 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. The correct tire inflation can make all the difference, though. With the right tire pressure, a tracked tractor and a comparable wheeled tractor will employ about the same amount of fuel. For traction, our research has found 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 matching the system to your field conditions. Your local South Hill Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.