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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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Jun 23, 2022 1:52:59 PM

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Tire Tales: Missouri Co-Op Opts for Alliance Ag Tires

Alliance Agri Star II Tire Impresses Co-Op  

Over the years, Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America’s Alliance brand ag tires have earned a reputation for delivering better performance and longer service life than big-name competitors. This opinion has been forged by impressing everyone from individual customers to co-ops serving large groups of farmers. 

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, Tractor Tires, Tire Tales

Posted by YOHTA Team

Jun 21, 2022 2:26:32 PM

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New Triple-Steel-Belted Alliance Flotation Tire for Ag and Construction

The new Alliance 590 flotation radial from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires features three layers of steel belts under a cut-resistant tread compound—a powerfully puncture-resistant combination for the heavy tankers, wagons and pull-behind sprayers used on farms and construction sites.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Press Release, Agricultural Tires, Construction Tires

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May 10, 2022 1:38:39 PM

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What to Look for in an Implement Tire

Choosing an Application-Specific Implement Tire 


It’s easy to overlook implement tires, especially considering that equipment like planters, tillage, and carts spend a relatively small amount of time in the field compared to the tractors that pull them. But choosing application-specific implement tires is key to unlocking a tractor’s full potential. After all, the speed, load, and compaction-reducing benefits of high-tech tractor tires can be diminished if the implements they’re pulling aren’t equipped with tires equal to the task.

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Tires, Implement Tires

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Apr 20, 2022 1:32:08 PM

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Tires vs. Tracks: Which is More Fuel Efficient

What is More Fuel-Efficient, Tires or Tracks?

Tractors are the engine of a farm, pulling everything from planting implements like seeders in the spring to hauling carts during harvest in the fall. Because tractors are the primary power source on the farm, the expense of keeping them fueled is significant—most years, fuel accounts for about 5% of a farmer’s overall costs. Given the considerable expense of fuel, even small differences can result in large returns—which begs the question, what is more fuel-efficient: tires or tracks? 

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

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