by Matt Hagny, consulting agronomist for no-till systems since ‘94.
Thinking about upgrading tractors, combines, sprayers? The features and capacity are what everyone dreams of and drools over. The tires (or tracks) to carry that newer equipment are always an afterthought. Gee, the price to upgrade that piece of equipment is soooo much that we ran out of money in our budget and we’ll just get by with whatever tires are standard—which are always too small (just enough to roll the machine out the OEM’s door L). With upgrades, the machine weight always seems to creep up, up, up—and which now are truly of monstrous proportions.
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