Implement Tire Trends

What is going on with Implement Ag Tires?  Topic of discussion is changing I-1 Free rolling multi-rib tire that is used on variety of towed implements.   Old vs. New For decades the Bias Ply constructed 9.5L-15, 11L-15 and 12.5L-15 I-1 tires were staples of the market. If you wanted something more than...

Better Traction Ag Tire Basics

Concept Basic premise of better traction and reducing fuel is linked to increasing volume of pulling lugs on the ground and increasing tire(s) footprint. Footprint = Surface area of tire in contact with the ground. Below is basic detail on how to increase tire footprint…..same basic methodology to...

Ag Tire Size Options: RCI Chart

Wondering which Ag tire size options will work on your equipment? Use the Rolling Circumference Index (RCI) Chart!   How It Works Rolling Circumference Index Chart, or RCI Chart categorizes farm tires in accordance with overall diameter / rolling circumference along with section width / row spacing....

Why All the Ag Tire Aspect Ratios?

VF480/95R50, VF480/80R50, and VF480/70R54….why are manufacturers offering so many aspect ratio options? Aspect Ratio Before we dig in, remember, Middle number of size = Aspect Ratio (% of sidewall height to section width) as shown below. See our Sidewall Identification Page for more info on aspect...

Better Yield Ag Tire Basics

Concept Basic premise of improving yields with Ag tires is linked to more fully disbursing weight of equipment, reducing tire ground pressure, thus decreasing soil compaction. Methodology to more fully disburse equipment weight is increasing tire(s) footprint. Footprint = Surface area of tire in contact...