Shop Firestone Ag Tires in Chehalis, WA
Maybe you come from a long line of farmers like Harvey Firestone did, and you've shopped for agriculture tires in Chehalis many times. You know your scraper tires from your sprayer tires. Your flotation tires from your high flotation 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).
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 "Put the Farm on Rubber" and get farm equipment off of metal wheels, which lacked traction and ride comfort. His dream was realized by 1950 when you'd be hard pressed to find a tractor that didn't roll on rubber. Today, Harvey Firestone's original Ohio farmstead is still in use. It's home to the Firestone Farm Tire Test Center, where farm tire tech continues to develop! Keep reading to learn more about Firestone's selection of farm tires and tracks, and contact your nearest Washington Firestone Commercial dealer for ag tire availability in Chehalis.
Farm Tires in Chehalis: For the Growing Season
Growers can benefit from running on flotation tires during key seasons of the year. Thanks to their wide footprint, flotation tires reduce soil compaction to help protect a field's yield. This type of farm tire provides traction and stability on soft surfaces, but without destroying the area being driven on. Flotation tires are ideal 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 Chehalis for 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 the best irrigation tire The Champion Hydro Non-Directional Tire is a popular choice. It's made 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. For mobile irrigation equipment, consider the Irrigation Special Tire. It features Firestone's proven 23° tread and robust nylon-cord body for long wear and reliable traction. Whether your system drips, sprinkles, or floods, you'll see that we have the appropriate tires and wheels for your irrigation setup.
To protect your crop through the growing season, you turn to modern technology and your sprayer, the equipment 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 keep up, new sprayer tires must be designed for stability and handling—at any speed. That's where the Radial All Traction RC Tire comes in. It's engineered 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. that provide excellent ride comfort, handling, and lateral stability.
Chehalis Farm Tires for Harvest Season
Does harvest season make you feel like a chicken running around with its head cut off? You probably don't have the right equipment and tires. But with harvest tires from your Firestone ag tire dealer in Chehalis, you can harvest your crops with ease. Firestone makes 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 particularly useful for rice and sugar cane harvesting. There's also the Super All Traction HD Tire, which features a more durable carcass for remarkable field performance in cotton picker and grain cart applications. No matter the application, you can trust Firestone to help you farm harder than anyone else.
Explore Other Types of Ag Tires in Chehalis
The correct tractor tires can vastly improve farming efficiencies. The wrong tractor tires? They can be as burdensome as a dry, dry forecast. Your Chehalis ag tire dealer has an inventory of Firestone tractor tires for sale, including tires for pullers, backhoes, loaders, 2WD, 4WD, and MFWD tractors and combines. Get the most efficiency out of your tractor with the right tractor tires for your field. Your nearby ag tire dealer can help you identify the best match.
So many loggers turn to Firestone for forestry tires in Chehalis. Some companies can't see the forest through the trees. Firestone can. Big detail or small, our engineers see everything. They design forestry tires that can stand up to uncertain terrain and heavy loads that forwarders, loggers, and skidders negotiate 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 safeguard against snags, tears, and cuts. Rocky hill or muddy swamp, Firestone forestry tires deliver the value and performance your operation needs. Contact a Chehalis 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! Firestone farm tire dealers in Chehalis sell a variety of garden tires for utility equipment, mowers, and small tractors. From the Super Traction Duplex Tire to the Flotation 23° G-1 Tire, Firestone garden tires are constructed with unique tread that allows for optimized flotation, ride comfort, and traction.
Whatever type of farmer you are, there's a farm implement tire to match. Firestone farm implement tires are made to manage heavy loads and stop stubble damage while providing exceptional on- and off-road traction and minimal soil compaction. Contact your Chehalis Firestone ag tire dealer for farm implement tires for trailers, seeders, wagons, balers, sprayers, manure spreaders, and more.
What About Tire Tracks in Chehalis?
When shopping for farm tires, you might also be interested in comparing tire tracks in Chehalis. But first, you need to know: are rubber tracks better than tires when it comes to soil compaction, roading, traction, and fuel economy? The truth is, the answer varies. 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 has ups and downs. The best system for your Washington farm will depend on your specific operation. You might even be able to benefit from a combination of tire tracks and tires.
Firestone Ag research has insight into your questions. With regards to fuel economy, our research has shown that a track system will use 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 things can alter the performance of conventional rubber tires and tire tracks. Both systems work. It's a matter of getting the system that works for your field. Your local Chehalis Firestone farm tire dealer or Ag expert can help you choose between rubber tires and tracks.