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Find useful information on farming tyres: technical information, sales advices, stock management, how to choose and user guide…
Which is the best agricultural tyre for clay soil
19 June 2024

How to choose a good agricultural tyre for clay soil

Heavy clay soils are often quite a challenge for farmers. They are rich in minerals and extremely fertile, but there are disadvantages. Their dense, impermeable texture makes work trickier, especially in wet conditions when the earth becomes muddy and sticky or during dry periods when it hardens...
Impact of agricultural tyres on grass fields
24 May 2024

Which agricultural tyre is ideal for the haymaking period?

When the haymaking period approaches, livestock farmers know that the quality of fodder harvested is crucial for animal nutrition. To maximise the quality of the grass harvested, each detail counts, and the choice of agricultural tyre must not be neglected. Agricultural tyres effectively impact the...
What are the best agricultural tyres for a farmers’ co-op
02 February 2024

Which agricultural tyres to choose for equipment sharing cooperatives?

The quality versus cost savings dilemma when choosing agricultural tyres for an equipment sharing cooperative is nothing new. Farmers belonging to these cooperatives are often tempted to opt for immediate savings when purchasing equipment, such as tyres, to reduce their contribution towards...
The most resistant agricultural tyre for working in the farm courtyard
08 January 2024

The most resistant agricultural tyre for working in the farm courtyard

When it comes to saving money, choosing a suitable agricultural tyre is crucial, especially when work in the farm courtyard is involved. Often standard tyres or supple models such as low-pressure tyres are used on a multipurpose basis, which will inevitably shorten their wear life faced with work...
Narrow tyres which are ideal for sowing and treatments
19 December 2023

Which narrow tyres to choose for autumn sowing

While it’s true that wide tyres are suitable for tilling to maximise traction, they will certainly be less efficient after winter sowing, to pass between the rows of young seedlings for the first treatments. A good quality narrow tyre will help you avoid squashing one or two rows every time you...
Quality control and agricultural tyre warranty
30 November 2023

Understanding and implementing my agricultural tyre warranty

When you discover a manufacturing defect in your agricultural tyres, often the first thing you ask is: “Is it covered by my warranty?” This question is legitimate, because a good warranty should cover the quality of your tyre equipment and protect your investment. A good understanding of the...
Choose your future agricultural tyres based on your activity
29 September 2023

7 key tips to help choose your future agricultural tyres better

Your tyres are the principal link between your agricultural machine and the ground. Depending on the tyre model that you have chosen and the quality of the tyre, it will influence the way in which engine power is transmitted to the ground. Choosing a tyre that is suited to your farm is therefore...
Choosing agricultural tyres that are suited to your activity
06 September 2023

How to choose the most suitable agricultural tyres for your specific case

It’s true that all tyres look alike, encased in black rubber with a tread profile to grip the ground. Yet this simplistic vision does not take into account the research work carried out year after year by tyre manufacturers seeking to produce precision equipment. Each agricultural tyre has been...
Vineyard tyres to avoid soil compaction
18 August 2023

Vineyard tyres: why choose a tyre that is adapted to vine growing?

Vine growing is an extremely specific agricultural activity, due to the form of the crop, but also because of the type of soil or the steep sloping agricultural land. All these particularities make it necessary to have appropriate equipment to make certain that you don’t damage the vines with tyres...
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