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Knowledge Guide

Spread Manure, Not Compaction with a Central Tire Inflation System

A central tire inflation system mounted on your manure tanker can help prevent compaction from taking root in your fields and affecting your farm’s productivity.
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Farm Tires: An Important Agronomy Decision

Tires aren’t just big, round, and rubber: They are an agronomy decision that can either support your operation’s profitability or undercut it at every turn.
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The Best Place to Buy Used Tractor Tires

Only buy used tractor tires from a trusted seller. Otherwise, that bargain tire you’ve bought might leave you flat when you need to be up and running.
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Tires vs. Tracks: Which Creates Less Compaction?

While it’s true that tracks “float” better than tires, modern radial tires are better at protecting your fields from compaction when compared to tracks.
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5 Strategies to Improve Your Tractor's Fuel Economy

Because your tractor’s tires are its only link to the ground, you have to optimize their performance if you want to maximize your tractor’s fuel efficiency.
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Recent Study Estimates that Soil Compaction is Costing Farmers Millions

Think soil compaction isn’t an issue in agriculture today? Truth is, compaction is stealing a lot of dollars from operations just like yours.
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3 Vulcanized Tire Repairs that Can Save Your Damaged Farm Tire

Cut or punctured a tractor tire? These 3 types of vulcanized repairs can fix your farm tire. NTS Tire Supply has over 50 years experience with these repairs.
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5 Ways to Boost the Traction of Your 4WD Tractor

Get a grip on traction problems with these 5 strategies geared to your 4WD tractor.
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New Corn & Soybean Yield Study Puts Pressure on High Tire Pressure

New corn and soybean study explores the link between tire pressure and yield.
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5 Technologies Taking the Pressure Off Your Planter's Pinch Rows

Battle pinch row compaction and reclaim lost yields with these 5 technologies.
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Transform Your Tractor with a Central Tire Inflation System

Pull harder, fight compaction, and burn less fuel with a central tire inflation system.
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Apply Chemicals, Not Compaction with a Central Tire Inflation System on Your Sprayer

Avoid yield-robbing compaction when you equip your sprayer with a central tire inflation system.
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Should I Put Duals on my Sprayer?

Sprayer duals can help you float through wet fields and save you time and fuel. Here's what you'll want to know before putting duals on your sprayer.
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10 Questions Farmers Have About Central Tire Inflation Systems

Answers to the top 10 questions farmers have about central tire inflation systems.
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Why You Need a Central Tire Inflation System for Your Planter

Boost your bottom line by fighting compaction with a PTG Central Tire Inflation System for your planter.
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How to Fix Power Hop and Start Being More Productive

Fix power hop on your 4WD or MFWD tractor with NTS Tire Supply's proven formula and stop wasting time and money.
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Roll Your Way To Bigger Yields with IF/VF Tires

IF & VF radial tires crush compaction and boost your yields by putting a larger, longer footprint on the ground.
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CTIS Systems for Manure Spreaders & Other Applications

Take the pressure off your fields and boost your yields with a central tire inflation system.
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Prevent a Costly Harvest Breakdown with our 4-Point Track Inspection Checklist

Use our 4-Point Agricultural Track Inspection Checklist to prevent a costly harvest breakdown.
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7 Points to Check on Your Tires and Wheels to Prevent a Costly Harvest Breakdown

Use our 7-Point Farm Tire & Wheel Inspection Checklist to prevent a costly harvest breakdown.
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Are Your Current Tires Stunting Your Farm's Growth?

Research has shown that soil compaction can slash yields by up to 15% in a single year with losses that continue for more than a decade. Here's how to stop it.
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What is the Optimal Percent Slippage for Heavy Pulling?

Do you want 100 percent of your engine’s power transmitted to pulling your implement? As it turns out—no. Having some slippage will actually make you MORE efficient.
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7 Ways You Can Reduce Stubble Damage

Downtime and damaged tires kill your productivity. Use these tips to combat stubble damage and keep your operation rolling smoothly over your fields.
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Save ’em for the Lake: Today’s Tractor Tires are Tubeless for a Reason

Should I use a tube in my tractor tire? Unless you’re outfitting vintage equipment, it’s best to go tubeless 99% of the time. Your tire must say "Tubeless"...
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100 Years of Farm Tire Technology

In 1935, about 85% of tractors rode on metal wheels. With a punishing ride and lots of slippage, metal-lugged tractor wheels were far from ideal...
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Why Does My Ripper Pull So Hard?

You are flattening the structure of your soils and driving compaction beyond the point of recovery. Here's how you can stop it.
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23° vs. 45° Lug Angle: A Guide for Choosing the Right Tread Design

Which is better? Firestone's 23 degree tread design or the 45 degree lug angle? This guide will help you decide which tire to buy for your application.
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Bias vs. Radial Tractor Tires: Which Should I Choose?

The two-part construction of a radial tractor tire allows the sidewall to flex independently of the tread. The stiffer, diagonal construction of a bias tire...
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Traction Tips to Pull Through a Wet Season

Tracks are not always the solution for overcoming a wet growing season. Here are 5 things you can do with your tires to improve your flotation and reduce compaction.
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When Are Used Tires Better Than New?

When your farm equipment calls for replacement tires, there are certain times when good used tires are a better option than new.
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IF/VF Tractor Tires: What Sets Them Apart from Standard Radial Tires?

What is the difference between an IF/VF radial tire and a standard radial tire? IF/VF tires can carry up to 20-40% more weight at the same air pressure or...
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How to Reduce Soil Compaction to Inflate Your Yields

Reduce soil compaction and increase your tractor's performance and farm's yields with these 3 ag tire technologies.