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with T RACTOR TIRES may appear to be the same but it's work done behind the drawbar that makes the difference. Tests prove that on any job Firestone Champions give you all the horsepower your tractor can deliver —extra drawbar horsepower that saves time and fuel. Firestone Champions have the proven curved and tapered bar construction that gives a sharper bite and deeper shoulder penetration. Flared tread CHAMPIONS openings insure positive cleaning in all types of soil and they won't plug at the shoulders. Extra tread plies insure longer life and more retreads by protecting against impact breaks. Whenever you need tires or tire service, be sure to stop at your Firestone Dealer or Store. There you will find experienced men whose business is tires . . . tire experts who will help you get extra service out of your tires. Make FIRESTONE Your Headquarters For All Your TIRE . . . BATTERY . . . AND SERVICE NEEDS Enjoy the Voice of Firettone on radio or televition every Monday evening over ABC Copyrtuht msa. TI>« rimiun. Tin- * Rubber c«. O NLY the oldtimers among us fully appreciate the advances in fanning practices during the last 20 years; Those who pitched hay and grain, plowed with a team, milked by hand and hauled water to the stock know what mechanization has meant to agriculture. The youngsters have always had modem machines. They'd leave the farm before giving up any of them. Improvements in machinery and iri fanning practices which make better use of machinery are, of course, continuing. The present hotly competitive situation in the industry has brought Out many big improvements for 1956. We have advanced designs of machines and dozens of devices to take less of a, farmer's time, attention and muscular effort. Naturally, most important arc the advances on tractors. With provisioti of independent or .constant-running power take-off, the convenience and economy of The spreader shown in lop photo does triple duty. With extension sides added , it becomes a forage wagon with side spilling and automatic unloading. Photo 2 shows a third use as a bunk feeder, with a cross conveyor which fills bunks with no trouble at all. Tractor-mounted machines have already taken over in many areas, may lead to drastic changes in tractor design. A master power unit with quickly interchangeable implements saves cost, time and work.