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Aug 24, 2022 9:57:35 AM

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Tire Tales: The Galaxy Mighty Trac ND, a Mighty Good Tire

Wisconsin Dairy Farmer Puts the Galaxy Mighty Trac ND to the Test


Skid steers have become an integral piece of equipment on today’s dairy farms and outfitting them with the right set of tires can make a huge difference in everything from tire life and cost to equipment performance—all of which adds up to dollars at the end of the day. A Wisconsin dairy recently switched from a competitor’s skid steer tire to our Galaxy Mighty Trac ND and saw firsthand the enormous difference tires can make.

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Topics: Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Radial Tires, Galaxy Mighty Trac ND

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Aug 17, 2022 2:22:05 PM

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Should I Choose a Radial or a Bias Farm Tire?

Radial vs. Bias Farm Tires

Farmers today have more options than ever when it comes time to select ag tires. One of the most common ways to differentiate the multitude of farm tires on the market is to divide them by their construction—bias ply or radial. Both bias and radial tires have their advantages, but radials stand apart as there are no real drawbacks to their use in farming applications. Keep reading to learn more about the features and benefits of both types of tires. 

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, IF/VF Tires

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Aug 9, 2022 1:34:37 PM

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How Application-Specific OTR Tires Can Save You Money

OTR Tire Tips to Ease Expenses 

In today’s economy, rising costs are top of mind for everyone these days, including construction and mining equipment fleet managers. Building material prices are up almost 20% from April 2021 to April 2022, diesel prices continue to hit record highs, and labor costs are growing. The average hourly earnings for production and nonsupervisory employees in construction increased 6.3% from a year ago, the highest gain in 40 years.  

Although there is no silver bullet for rising expenses, application-specific OTR tires offer some simple solutions to those looking to control costs.

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Topics: Yokohama OTR, OTR Tires

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Aug 5, 2022 9:26:57 AM

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Dinosaurs, Farm Equipment, and Soil Compaction

Farm Equipment and Dinosaurs Exert a Heavy Toll On Soil 

Over the past century, mechanization has dramatically improved crop production and efficiency; however, the size and weight of farm equipment have also grown alongside yield and productivity. A new study found that the weight of modern farm machinery rivals that of sauropods, the largest animals ever to have ever lived on land.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, IF/VF Tires, Alliance AgriFlex

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Aug 3, 2022 11:16:03 AM

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New All-Steel Dozer and Loader Radial Tire for Surface Mining

Introducing the Galaxy LDSR 510 

The Galaxy LDSR 510, a new, all-steel dozer and loader radial for surface mining from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires, combines extra-deep tread blocks and cut-resistant compound to deliver outstanding performance on rock and gravel surfaces. The new, non-directional tread pattern provides outstanding traction in both forward and reverse, enhancing efficiency in digging, loading and carrying operations, notes Dhananjay Bisht, Product Manager—Earthmoving, Construction and Industrial Tires for Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc.

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Topics: Press Release, Galaxy ROTR, Mining Tires, Galaxy LDSR 510

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