Latest News From Machinery Pete

Pete's Pick of the Week: 1992 John Deere 4555

This 1992 John Deere 4555 sold for the highest price in 5 years.

April 1, 2020
Sullivan Auctioneers annual consignment sale
Machinery Pete: Auction Bidding Strategies

Machinery Pete: Auction Bidding Strategies

March 31, 2020
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3 Used Farm Equipment Trends to Watch

Keep an eye on 1-to-3-year-old machines still under warranty and slightly older tractors.

March 25, 2020
Machinery Pete: Update On Used Market Amid COVID-19

“I do think that one of the lasting effects in the US machinery market will be the move towards more straight online auctions,” Peterson said.

March 23, 2020
Sprayers: A Hot and Cool Market

Can a market be hot and cool at the same time? Yes.

March 3, 2020
Machinery Pete: Recent High Auction Prices for Planters
Machinery Pete: Let’s Talk Planters

Machinery Pete: Let’s Talk Planters

March 2, 2020

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Meet Machinery Pete

Greg Peterson has over 25 years of experience in the machinery business. His website,, is the premier, online destination for farmers and dealers, providing a comprehensive used farm equipment search experience with tens of thousands of farm equipment listings, searchable for free. The site also offers dealers innovative multimedia marketing solutions, including local market intelligence, targeted online advertising and site analytics. His auction pricing database (available with subscription) totals close to 500,000 auction sale prices on roughly 70 categories of equipment, making it the most comprehensive and complete of its kind. He authors regular columns for Farm Journal, Implement & Tractor and Top Producer magazines and blogs on AgWeb.