Posted by The ATA Team

Oct 28, 2020 11:31:37 AM

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Farm Tires for Wet and Muddy Fields

Traction and Compaction in Wet Fields 

Thoughts of perfect weather and ideal field conditions fill every farmer’s head, but those dreams aren’t always a reality. While we preach patience and believe in biding your time until a field is ready to support equipment, sometimes waiting isn’t an option. In cases when you simply must enter wet and muddy fields, here are some steps you can take to increase flotation, maximize traction, and reduce soil compaction.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Soil Compaction, Blog, agricultural tires, Tractor tires, Farming

Posted by The ATA Team

Sep 9, 2020 12:32:57 PM

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The Cost of Soil Compaction at Harvest

Minimizing the Expense of Soil Compaction

Farming is a tough business. As we've seen again and again this year, uncontrollable factors such as weather and commodity prices can upset even the best-laid plans—turning bumper crops into busts and high hopes into low margins in a matter of minutes. Because there are so many components of the business farmers can’t manage, it’s critical to take control of what they can. Two such factors farms can affect are cost and compaction, which are more closely linked than you might expect.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Combine/Harvester Tires, Alliance, Farming, harvest

Posted by Alliance Tire

Aug 28, 2020 11:11:03 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: Farm Tires, Blog, Tire Maintenance, agricultural industry, agricultural tires, Alliance, Farming, harvest

Posted by The ATA Team

Apr 16, 2020 10:14:37 AM

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Alliance Tire Launches High-Load VF Tire for Floaters and Grain Carts

Alliance Delivers VF Technology to Floaters, Spreaders, and Grain Carts

The massive, round-shouldered Alliance Agriflex+ 377 flotation radial tire from Alliance Tire Americas, brings very-high flexion (VF) sidewall technology to floaters, spreaders and grain carts to improve performance and reduce soil compaction.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Farm Tires, Press Release, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Alliance, Farming, Alliance AgriFlex

Posted by The ATA Team

Apr 8, 2020 9:50:40 AM

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Understanding Speed and Load Index for Faster Farm Equipment

A Farmer's Guide to Speed and Load Index

Shrinking profit margins and the need to feed a growing population are just a couple of reasons why farm equipment continues to get larger and more powerful. Coinciding with the growing size and power of farm machines is an increase in the speed at which they travel. As tractors evolve to meet the demands of today’s farmers, so must the tires those machines ride on. One such adaptation in response to farmers’ need for speed is the production of more ag tires with high-speed ratings.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Alliance, Farming, Alliance AgriFlex