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Flotation

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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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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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Transform Your Tractor with a Central Tire Inflation System

Pull harder, fight compaction, and burn less fuel with a central tire inflation system.
Product Review

Giant Goodyear LSWs Bring Big Benefits for Planting

Experience better traction, increased fuel economy, and less compaction when planting with Goodyear LSW tires.
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3 Situations Where LSW Super Singles Can Outperform Duals

Experience less compaction at planting, a smoother harvest, and better handling with Goodyear super singles.
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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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The Top Floater Tires for Your Sprayer in 2022

Avoid compaction and protect your profitability: upgrade to IF/VF sprayer floater tires.
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Does it Pay to Plant with VF Tires?

Does planting with VF tires on your tractor and planter increase yield? Our 750-acre side-by-side field trial on corn and soybeans indicates the answer is yes.
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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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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.
Product Review

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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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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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.