AboutTrent Wallin

Trent has been involved in the tire industry for more than a decade having spent the last 10 years working for Tyres4U, Australia’s leading independent tire distributor. At Tyres4U he held a variety of positions, rising to be National Sales Manager for AG tires for the last four years. During his tenure at Tyres4U Trent helped promote and build the Alliance brand and established its unique dealer network to support farmers and major OE companies. Trent has experience in all aspects of the agricultural tire industry including sales, marketing, warranty inspections, tire testing all the way down to supporting farmers technically in the field. When Trent isn’t busy kicking tires he has a passion for sports and cattle. His family has a small cattle ranch outside Sydney, but he has just recently relocated to the U.S. Trent currently resides in Iowa, where he intends to continue with his love of cattle in his spare time between family, friends, and the gym.

Posted by Trent Wallin

Nov 9, 2016 4:43:59 PM

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Another Negative Effect of Soil Compaction

One of the hardest decisions facing today’s farmers is deciding when to do what is right for the farm of today, and when to do what is right for the farm of the future. With a wet fall this year, many farmers have had to make hard decisions about getting into the fields and harvesting this year’s crop, while taking into consideration the impact bringing their machines into wet fields will have on next season's harvest.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Flotation Tires, Soil Compaction, Blog, agricultural industry, agricultural tires, Agriculture, Alliance, Farming

Posted by Trent Wallin

Oct 3, 2016 7:30:00 PM

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Tractor Rivalry Green vs. Red

The world is brimming with great rivalries, and the farming world is home to a few historical rivalries as well—most notably, John Deere vs. Case, or simply green vs. red. What makes this rivalry great? With both companies vying for ag supremacy for almost two centuries, the competition dates back more than a few generations and is filled with the all the familial pride, resentment, competition, and bias that defines a great feud.

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Topics: Blog, Agriculture, Tractor tires, Farming

Posted by Trent Wallin

Aug 19, 2016 8:00:00 PM

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What We Can Learn from European Farmers

As a part of a global tire company, I am always very interested in what my colleagues are seeing around the world. I recently got a bunch of photos from Europe of Alliance tires in a wide range of applications. While farmers in the United States are still learning about the incredible advantages of using Alliance farm tires, European farmers were early adopters and realized that Alliance tires solved many of the issues they faced on a daily basis.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Farm Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Alliance 550, Alliance, Farming

Posted by Trent Wallin

Aug 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Understanding Ethanol in the U.S.

Ethanol has played an increasingly important role in U.S. energy, environment, and  economy. While it's only part of the solution to solving the country's energy problem, ethanol has helped alleviate U.S dependence on foreign oil, and has been at the forefront of the biofuel movement. Due to it's impact on the oil industry, the clean-burning nature and renewability of ethanol has been touted for its reduced impact on the environment. Ethanol is grown and produced in the U.S., creating jobs and stimulating the economy in some of the nation's rural and struggling areas. Read on to learn more about how ethanol is benefiting the U.S.  

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Topics: Blog, agricultural industry, Farming

Posted by Trent Wallin

Aug 1, 2016 11:30:00 AM

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#Wheatharvest16 as You Saw It

It's hard to believe that another wheat harvest is coming to an end. For the past few weeks, many of you have probably spent more time on and in your tractors, combines, and trucks than anywhere else. While harvest days are long and busy, we love that so many farmers are willing to stop for a minute to take in the beauty of the farm and fields, and we're grateful that many of you share that moment with the world on places like Twitter. Here are a few of the posts from this year's wheat harvest that made us feel like we were behind the wheel of a combine and hard at work in the heartland that used the hashtag #wheatharvest16.

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Topics: Blog, agricultural industry, Agriculture, Farming