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Feb 2, 2022 12:24:05 PM

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Tires for a Herbicide Shortage

Tires Help Overcome Herbicide Challenges 

Supplies of herbicides with the main active ingredient glyphosate have tightened, which has caused prices of in-stock supplies to skyrocket. Glyphosate has been the most widely used herbicide in the United States since 2001 and is predicted to remain in short supply throughout the spraying season. This will force farmers to make some tough decisions, in particular those farmers who plant glyphosate-ready crops, who have no-till systems, and who use glyphosate to terminate cover crops. They’ll either end up paying jaw-dropping prices—if they can even find glyphosate-based herbicide, that is—or changing the way they manage weeds. 

One factor you can count on no matter how farmers handle the shortage of glyphosate is the significant role tires will play.  

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Agriculture, Farming

Posted by YOHTA Team

Oct 18, 2021 2:26:28 PM

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Growing Profits: Carbon Farming and Ag Tires

Tires for Farmers Harvesting Carbon

The number of carbon farming opportunities and interest in carbon capture continue to grow as more and more businesses both inside and outside of agriculture take steps to make their operations greener. While carbon farming is still in its infancy, this could develop into a good, market-driven opportunity that enables farmers to make some money while they manage the health of their soil. 

Conservation practices—like cover crops and no-till—are at the forefront of carbon farming, but other factors, like the tires ag equipment rides on, can have an enormous influence on successful implementation and a farm’s profitability. 

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

Posted by YOHTA Team

Aug 28, 2020 8:03:00 AM

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Harvest Tire Checklist: Preparing Your Combine’s Tires for Harvest

Prepare Your Combines Tire for Harvest

With so many things in farming that you can’t control—for example, weather, input costs, and commodity prices—it’s important to take charge of what you can. This is particularly true during make-or-break periods such as harvest. With today’s combines capable of carrying upwards of 25,000 pounds of weight, you’re asking a lot of their tires. Consequently, you’ll want to take steps to ensure they’re in top working condition before the big event to maximize productivity and avoid unplanned downtime.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Farm Tires, Tire Maintenance, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Combine/Harvester Tires, Farming, Harvest

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jul 13, 2020 7:43:00 AM

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Alliance Tire Named AGCO's North American Direct Materials Supplier of the Year

As of Jan 1, 2021, Alliance Tire Group and Alliance Tire Americas, Inc. changed their names to Yokohama Off-Highway Tires and Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc respectively. The Alliance, Galaxy and Primex brands and product names remain unchanged. Product information is available at www.yokohama-oht.com.

Alliance Tire Group, was named North American Direct Materials Supplier of the Year by AGCO, the world's largest agricultural equipment manufacturer focused solely on the agriculture industry. The honor was awarded during AGCO's online 2020 North America Supplier Event.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Press Release, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Corporate, Alliance AgriFlex

Posted by YOHTA Team

Mar 25, 2020 8:34:00 AM

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The Farm Must Go On

The Heroes of America's Supply Chain

COVID-19 has turned the lives of millions of Americans upside down. While offices and schools across the country are transitioning to remote work and online learning, farm operations are simultaneously ramping up in preparation for spring planting. Obviously, it’s imperative that steps be taken on the farm to minimize exposure risk for yourself and your workers, but given our nation’s need for food it’s more important than ever for pre-planting fieldwork to get done and for seed to get into the ground on time.  

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Agricultural Industry, Agriculture, Farming

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