Get to Know Firestone Ag Tires in Camas, WA
Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to buying agriculture tires in Camas. You know your sprayer tires from your scraper tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation 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).
Once Harvey Firestone invented the pneumatic farm tire in 1932, it didn't take him long to make a name for himself in the farm tire 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. His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll 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. Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your Washington Firestone Commercial ag tire dealer for farm tire availability in Camas.
For the Growing Season: Farm Tires in Camas
Growers can increase efficiencies by running on flotation tires during certain seasons. 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 provides stability and traction on loose ground, but without damaging the surface being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal for getting less soil compaction and better flotation during spring planting, fieldwork, tillage, and 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 Camas for equipment that floats better and rides smoother.
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 crafted specially for pivot and linear irrigation systems. The non-directional tread pattern means you'll have stable traction when moving both forward and reverse. The Irrigation Special Tire for mobile irrigation is just that—special. It has a robust nylon-cord body and Firestone's proven 23° tread for stable traction and wear. Whether your system floods, sprinkles, or drips, 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. Though self-propelled sprayers and fertilizers come in many sizes, sprayer tanks are becoming larger and larger. To keep up, modern sprayer tires must be designed for stability and handling—at any speed. That's what the Radial All Traction RC Tire is made to do. 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 offer outstanding lateral stability, ride comfort, and handling.
Ag Tires for Harvest Season in Camas
Without the right equipment and tires, it's hard to reap what you sow—literally. But with harvest tires from your Camas ag tire dealer, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes harvest tires for a range of equipment, terrain, and soil types. Take the Champion Spade Grip Tire, for example. It has super deep tread for traction in mud and is particularly useful 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. 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 Camas
The correct tractor tires can make running a farm easier. But old, worn tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Camas ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for loaders, pullers, backhoes, 4WD, 2WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Improve your tractor's efficiency with tractor tires that suit your field. Your local ag tire dealer can help you identify the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Camas. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Our engineers see everything—big and small. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that loggers, skidders, and forwarders negotiate every day. Design features like massive tire width help vehicles work in previously inaccessible areas. There's also our proprietary Cut Resistant Compound® (CRC) which helps to protect against cuts, snags, and tears. Muddy swamp or rocky hill, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Call your Camas forestry tire dealer for more information.
When you read, "garden tire," don't think earthworms and roses. Think power and durability… and maybe a little flower power? Camas Firestone farm tire dealers offer 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 engineered with unique tread designs that allow for increased 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 made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing minimal soil compaction and exceptional on- and off-road traction. Find your local Firestone ag tire dealer in Camas for farm implement tires for wagons, trailers, seeders, sprayers, manure spreaders, balers, and more.
Where to Buy Tire Tracks in Camas
While shopping for farm tires, you might also hear about the benefits of using tire tracks in Camas. But first, you'll probably want to know: do tires or rubber tracks perform better when it comes to traction, fuel economy, soil compaction, and roading? 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 comes with pros and cons. The system you choose for your Washington 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. 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. 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. All in all, many factors can impact the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's all about matching the system to your field conditions. A Camas farm tire dealer or local Firestone Ag expert can help you select the right system for your needs.