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Jun 30, 2021 10:55:59 AM

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Knee-High By the Fourth of July

Corn, Tires, and Old Adages  

The saying knee-high by the fourth of July was long used by farmers to judge the success of their corn crops—it means that growing conditions have been favorable, the crops are off to a good start, and big yields are expected come fall—and the adage remains popular today, despite being antiquated. Innovation in everything from seeds and treatments to equipment and tires has enabled earlier planting and faster-growing, higher-yielding corn.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Agriculture, Farming

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Oct 28, 2020 3:17:00 PM

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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, Agricultural Tires, Tractor Tires, Farming

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Sep 9, 2020 7:57:00 AM

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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, Farming, Harvest

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

Apr 16, 2020 7:48:00 AM

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

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.

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, Farming, Alliance AgriFlex