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Addressing the issue of stubble damage to farm tires

In just the past five years, stubble damage has gone from being a non-issue to the number one issue facing the farm tire industry. 

Much stronger corn stalks and shorter stubble left in the field are two of the reasons why.

Scott Sloan, product engineering manager for Titan Tire, maker of Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires, says tire companies are working to address the problem, but he says there are also things farmers can do to help prevent damage.

AUDIO: Scott Sloan (3:00 MP3)

 

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