Posted by YOHTA Team

Aug 21, 2018 4:12:00 PM

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Minimizing Soil Compaction at Harvest

Reducing Compaction and Improving Yields at Harvest 

Due to the seasonal nature of combines and grain carts, most farmers only think about them at harvest time—and often only think about the tires on this equipment when they fail. However, because of the growing size of harvest equipment, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to tires. According to a study from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, from 2006 to 2015, the average horsepower of combines rose from 230 to 342. Over that same time, the average capacity of grain carts grew from 689 bushels to 883 bushels. Because of the massive weight and power of these machines, they're capable of creating deeper, longer-lasting compaction. Luckily, farmers can take a few measures to reduce the impact of their enormous equipment.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Farming, Harvest

Posted by YOHTA Team

Sep 27, 2017 1:39:00 PM

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Harvest: Share Your Passion

#Harvest17

No time of the year evokes more emotion for farmers than harvest, and while many of us go through the full spectrum of feelings every season, one emotion seems to stand out year after year: passion. While we can’t be in the field with everyone during this magical time, we love that so many of you share your harvest with the world on social media. Your posts let those who can’t be in the field get a feel for the early mornings, the late nights, and, most importantly, the passion that this time of year elicits in all of us. Now it’s our turn to share—here are a few of our favorite Twitter posts using the hashtag #harvest17.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Agriculture, Farming, Harvest

Posted by Barry Clifford

Oct 21, 2016 3:24:00 PM

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#Harvest16 Through Your Eyes

Reflecting on Harvest 2016

Harvest is an exciting time as farmers conclude their season and get to see the results of the year’s efforts. Of course, a farmer’s job is never over and as much as harvest represents the end of the season, it’s also the time farmers start thinking about the beginning of a new one. With harvest being such a chaotic time of year, we love that so many of you stop to capture and share the beautiful, inspiring, and unforgettable moments. Scrolling through our Twitter feed and looking at all the great photos, we feel like we’re in the field and riding in the combine right next to you! Here are some of our favorite photos tagged with #harvest16

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Topics: Agricultural Industry, Agriculture, Farming, Harvest