With spring rapidly approaching, farmers across the United States are gearing up and preparing to re-enter their fields. Depending on the location and what type of crops the farm is growing, the equipment used and needs of the crops vary. However, the challenges presented during the spring remain the same throughout much of the U.S., as spring brings wet fields and inconsistent weather—which means that farmers need to be mindful of the load and traction of their machines, avoid soil compaction, and be able to move quickly and cover lots of acres during windows of good weather. Below is a look what will be happening on farms across the U.S. this spring and how Alliance farm tires can help overcome the challenges presented by the season.
Huge equipment is spurring demand for huge farm tires. When Nuhn Industries set out to build its most advanced manure spreaders—which carry 71,000 to 80,000 pounds of manure at a time—company engineers knew how much of the new models’ success would come down to their tires. The company’s owners found their solution in a new flotation radial from Alliance Tire, engineered and built to meet the growing need for huge-capacity tires.