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Jim Enyart

A veteran of the Ag tire industry, Jim serves as Technical Manager, North America, for CEAT Specialty Tires.

Recent Posts

The Power of CTR for American Farmers

Posted by Jim Enyart on Feb 20, 2020 7:25:35 AM

Today’s American farmer is more economically and environmentally conscious than ever before. They expect their equipment to work as hard as they do, and CEAT tires do just that with the “Power of CTR.”

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Topics: Ag tire advice

When Should You Replace Your Ag Tires?

Posted by Jim Enyart on Feb 11, 2020 11:04:18 AM

Of course everyone knows that replacement has to happen when a tire fails and can’t be repaired! Easy peasy, fast and simple!

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Topics: Ag tire maintenance

Soil Compaction & Planting

Posted by Jim Enyart on Jan 10, 2020 4:28:12 PM

Last spring was a “character building” planting season to say the least. Too many farmers, particularly in the Midwest, got their crops in the ground very late if at all.

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Topics: Ag tire advice

Tire Inflation Advice for Two-Wheel Drive Tractors

Posted by Jim Enyart on Dec 17, 2019 9:26:44 AM

Different tire inflation tactics are required for the different types of wheeled farm equipment.

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Topics: Ag tire maintenance

Tire Compounds Evolving to Fight Stubble

Posted by Jim Enyart on Dec 9, 2019 7:53:05 AM

Stubble damage to tires has always been present but was not a big problem until the advent of  GMO enhanced corn, soybean and cotton varieties.

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Topics: Ag tire advice

Reading an Ag Tire Sidewall

Posted by Jim Enyart on Dec 5, 2019 9:57:25 AM

The sidewalls of Ag tires as well as all other tires are full of important information. Understanding the basics is important but the additional information may answer some questions if you only know what these markings really mean.

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Topics: Ag tire advice

Soil Compaction, An Insidious Threat to Farm Profits

Posted by Jim Enyart on Dec 4, 2019 10:38:20 AM

Soil compaction isn’t always visible but it can, nevertheless, be an insidious, long-term threat to farm yields.

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Topics: Ag tire advice

Inflation Advice for Farm Implement Tires

Posted by Jim Enyart on Oct 24, 2019 1:07:25 PM

Tires are expensive, down time is critical and tires do not repair themselves! That’s why it’s critical to get your Ag tire inflation pressures right.

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Topics: Ag tire maintenance

Free White Paper on Ag Tire Inflation

Posted by Jim Enyart on Oct 15, 2019 8:46:40 AM

What air pressures do you carry in your Ag tires? How often do you check your air pressures? Why bother? All good questions and lots of different answers which are covered in CEAT Specialty Tire's free white paper.

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Topics: Ag tire maintenance

Ag Tire Inflation Advice - Bias vs. Radial

Posted by Jim Enyart on Jul 24, 2019 9:48:05 AM

Radial and bias Ag tires are different in many ways, including how you determine the correct air pressure. This latest CEAT blog post explains so you can get optimum performance from both types.

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Topics: Ag tire maintenance