Tag: James Crouch

Get Push Button Pressure with Central Tire Inflation

How long does it take your tractor tires to go from high-pressure levels suitable for road cruising speed to low pressure for fieldwork? It only takes the push of a button and a few minutes if you employ a Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) in your tractor explains James Crouch, Michelin’s farm segment marketing manager…. Read more »

Picture Perfect PSI

Looking for the right tire pressure to match load and speed for your tractor? With the new Michelin Pressure Calculator mobile app you can follow an easy three-step process to ensure you have the best tire pressure for road travel and soil protection. A key feature of the app is an industry-first, built-in camera to… Read more »

Rolling Out Farming’s Largest Tire

Michelin was living large at the 2015 Farm Progress Show as they unveiled some of the biggest tires in agriculture. The new Michelin AxioBib stands 7’ 6” with a capacity of 24,000 pounds. Billed as the ‘largest farm tire in the world,’ it’s designed for high horsepower mechanical front wheel drive tractors and can carry extreme… Read more »

Improved Corn Genetics Put Pressure on Tires

Improved stalk strength is a valuable characteristic when breeding corn plants to withstand wind and carry heavier yields, but tougher corn stalks can also wreak havoc on tires at harvest. “The entire tire industry is trying to stay ahead of plant genetics,” says James Crouch, marketing manager for farm products with Michelin, in the video below. “As demand… Read more »