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Traction

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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 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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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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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.
Product Review

The Top Tracks for Your John Deere 9000T – 9RT Series Tractor

These are the top tracks to keep your 9RT and fieldwork running smoothly.
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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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Galileo CupWheel: Is the Next Tire Revolution Here?

The Galileo CupWheel could be the solution you’ve been searching for: A tire that slashes compaction and boosts traction the harder you work 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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A Detailed Look at Firestone Tractor Tires

Firestone tractor tires are one of the most recognizable brands in the field. Their 23° tread design has made them a traction leader for over 50 years.
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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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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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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...