Reduce Stubble Damage: TIRE MANUFACTURER’S ANSWER

Continental Agriculture North America Ralf Krieger:  Head of Development and Industrialization of Agricultural Tires There are several trends in modern agriculture that increase the risk of stubble damage. Due to the quick development pace of operating procedures, tools and tires are attempting to keep up:...

Proper Tractor Ballast: MANUFACTURER’S ANSWER

  BKT USA, Inc. Dave Paulk:  Manager Field Technical Services There are several important reasons for using ballast on tractors. Tractors and combines often have to add weight to accommodate horsepower imbalances. Adding weight where required will improve traction and reduce slippage. Managing the...

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...

Variable Inflation System Tire Performance Impact: Tire Manufacturer’s ANSWER

Michelin Ag David Graden: Operational Market Manager – Agriculture Variable air pressure systems allow a machine operator to adjust tire inflation with the simple touch of a button to optimize operational efficiency between field and road based upon preset parameters.  This type of system will...

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