Posted by The ATA Team

Jun 21, 2017 3:47:00 PM

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Vegetable Growers Avoid Compaction Too

Did you know June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month? Well it is!

 

At the same time we're making an effort to eat more salad and scramble to make our plates a little more colorful with extra servings of veggies this month, thousands of the nation's vegetable growers—like many farmers this year—are struggling with a late planting season and wet soils.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, sprayer tires, Alliance, Tractor tires, Alliance 363, Alliance 354, Farming

Posted by The ATA Team

Jun 8, 2017 2:05:00 PM

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Sprayer Tire School

Farmers getting their sprayers ready for the field have a lot to think about: cleaning its tank, making sure its nozzles are flowing correctly, and checking its hoses, clamps, and mechanicals all top the list of things to go over before getting into the field. But what about your tires? Tires play a vital role in not only the performance of your sprayer, but also in the health of your fields. With that in mind, get ready to go back to sprayer school, and learn how to maximize your machine’s performance with Sprayer Tire 101. 

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Soil Compaction, Farm Tires, agricultural tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires, Alliance

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