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Combating Planter Pinch Row Compaction with the Alliance 381 Agriflex+ Planter Tire

Alliance's new VF 381 Agriflex+ planter tires reduce pinch row compaction on central-fill planters by replacing the typical 445/50R22.5 super single truck tires.
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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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The Ultimate Guide to High-Speed Flotation Tires for Spreader Trucks & Trailers

These are the 16 best high-speed flotation spreader truck and trailer tires for delivering solid in-field performance and high-speed road travel.
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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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Introducing Maxi Traction: A New Angle for Firestone

The Firestone Maxi Traction farm tire lineup features a new tread angle that will replace the 23° tread in select applications. See our detailed review here...
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A Detailed Look at Alliance Combine Tires

Compare the top 5 Alliance combine tires for sale. Choose between the lowest-cost tires or get the very best combine tires for maximizing flotation and traction.
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A Detailed Look at Michelin Combine Tires

Understand the differences between Michelin's combine tires for sale in this detailed comparison of the CerexBib, CerexBib 2, MegaXBib, and MegaXBib 2 combine tires.
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Should I Put Duals on my Sprayer?

Sprayer duals can improve your sprayer's performance, but there are drawbacks worth noting. Here are 6 things to know before installing duals on your sprayer.
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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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LSW Super Singles: Are They Better than Duals?

Are Goodyear LSW Super Singles right for your tractor or combine? Our real-world review sheds light on where these massive tires perform best.
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New VF Sprayer Tires: Which Brand Should I Choose?

These 7 new VF sprayer tires require 40% less air pressure to help cut down on soil compaction and improve your high-speed road travel. View our top picks here!
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5 Technologies Taking the Pressure Off Your Planter's Pinch Rows

Farmers striving to reduce planter pinch row compaction should look at these 5 emerging technologies to help maximize their yield across all their rows.
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Tires vs. Tracks: Which Creates Less Compaction?

While it’s true that tracks “float” better than tires, they don’t necessarily offer lower soil compaction levels when compared to tires.
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Planting in the Tracks of Goodyear LSWs: A Yield Crusher or Inflator?

Does planting with Goodyear LSW super singles work? We tested 2 different tractors with 2 different tire setups to study their effect on corn emergence, compaction..
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The Best Tires for Spraying All Season Long

Flotation tires, narrow tires, and sprayer duals—Here is how to get the most out of your sprayer tire setup during every season.
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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.