Posted by Barry Clifford

Feb 2, 2017 4:16:00 PM

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Vegetable Growers Battle Soil Compaction

Recently we ran across this interesting article about some of the methods vegetable growers are using to minimize soil compaction in their fields. At Alliance Tire Group, we spend a lot of time talking about soil compaction, but most of the time it’s in relation to commodity crops such as corn and soybeans in spite of the fact that the same negative consequences of soil compaction (limited rate of water flow, reduced aeration, and an inability for roots to penetrate the soil to name a few) can hinder yields for all types of growers, including vegetable growers. As the article circulated the office, we couldn’t help but think about how our Alliance farm tires are designed to help in all of these applications.

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

Posted by Barry Clifford

Jan 26, 2017 4:30:00 PM

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What Sets the Alliance 363 IF Apart

On a trip through the Midwest this past summer, we were fortunate to meet with a few of the people working with our Alliance 363 IF tire in the field and record their thoughts on what makes the Alliance 363 an excellent tire. The people we spoke with ranged from an Alliance Sales Manager and Field Engineer to a pair of corn and soybean farmers from Iowa to a custom applicator from Minnesota—and the praise this group gave the Alliance 363 IF is nearly as diverse as the group itself.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, sprayer tires, Alliance 363, Testimonials, video

Posted by Barry Clifford

Dec 2, 2016 4:01:00 PM

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Celebrate World Soil Day

On December 5, the United Nations and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will celebrate World Soil Day, giving global thinkers and leaders an opportunity to discuss the important role soil plays in our daily lives. While we don’t expect you’ll hear many people saying “happy soil days,” we at ATG do appreciate the significance of soils, since protecting them is of utmost importance in the design of our high-quality, innovative agriculture and forestry tires.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Flotation Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Alliance, Farming, Forestry

Posted by Barry Clifford

Nov 18, 2016 1:36:52 PM

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A Customer Speaks Out about The Alliance 363 IF

Farmers today face challenges that previous generations couldn't have imagined: stress on the soil from bigger and more powerful equipment, running machinery on the road at higher speeds, and the ever-increasing need to produce more — even in less-than-ideal conditions. Alliance Tire Group is hard at work designing tires to help farmers and custom applicators overcome the challenges they face on a daily basis. Check out this video where one of our customers talks about how the Alliance AgriFlex IF 363 is helping him to farm more profitably.    

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, Blog, agricultural tires, Agriculture, Farm Technology, sprayer tires, Alliance 363, Farming, Testimonials, harvest, video

Posted by Barry Clifford

Nov 16, 2016 7:30:00 PM

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Flotation Tires Lower Tractor, Raise New Possibilities

A new option from Kubota Tractor Company—outfitting its company’s 100-hp M5L-111 tractor with Alliance A-328 multi-purpose flotation tires as optional equipment—is opening up new market opportunities in orchard applications.

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Topics: Flotation Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, Press Release, agricultural industry, Alliance News, agricultural tires, Alliance, Tractor tires, Farming