Paying attention to your tractor and combine tires can reap dividends

Choosing the right tires and the right tire pressure can reduce compaction, improve traction and add to operator comfort


Buying a tractor or combine without carefully considering what tires the machine should ride on can cost time and fuel, and lead to increased compaction.

Most new equipment purchases come with a suite of tire options and buyers often go with the brand they’re comfortable with. However, the tire makers themselves would rather you considered the matter in more detail.

Better Farming - May 2012