AG Tracks vs Tires: Manufacturer’s ANSWER

  Firestone Ag Bradley J. Harris:  Manager, Global Agricultural Field Engineering Just like asking if apple or orange juice is better, asking if tracks or tires are better systems comes down to customer preference. Both systems have pros and cons, so it is important to understand the facts and benefits...

CFO Tire Explanation & Yield Benefit: Manufacturer’s ANSWER

  Titan International, Inc. (Manufacturer of Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires) Scott Sloan:  Ag Product Manager / Global LSW Cyclic Field Operation or CFO designation applies to IF tires.  Per the Tire and Rim Association, the cyclic service is intended for use on a vehicle with a minimal requirement for...

JCB USA Fastrac 8330 MFWD Row Crop: 43 MPH Top Speed

As the never ending quest for more highly productive equipment continues, so do the technological advancements, and the speed! JCB’s 8330 is now available to U.S. growers at a top speed of 43 MPH. And the JCB 8330 offers much more- Hydro-Pneumatic Self Leveling suspension. Which begs the question,...

BKT & Alliance on Degelman Pro-Till 40

Degelman Pro-Till 40 is designed to perform tillage work FAST & with ONE PASS. How can the Pro-Till 40 perform field cultivation at rate of 70 acres per hour, finishing with seedbed quality finish?  Tires!   BKT FL630 Plus 600/50R22.5 SHOWN LEFT provides deep wide spaces between tread blocks to...

LSW Tires on TRIBINE: Combo Tractor, Grain Cart, Combine

Farm Progress Show 2016 One of the biggest news stories of Farm Progress, and sure to be for Husker Harvest, is the new Tribine.  Tribine industries says, “The Tribine performs all the functions of a combine, only better and faster. Incorporating a 1,000 bushel grain bin, the Tribine can eliminate the...

Grain Cart & Wagon TIRE TRENDS

First, let’s make sure we have the equipment straight! GRAIN WAGON or Gravity Wagon is used to transport grain from FIELD EDGE to grain elevator or bin on farmer’s property. Grain Wagons are used primarily OFF FIELD. GRAIN CART is used to transport grain from ALL OVER FIELD to Tractor Trailer. ...

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