Latest News From Machinery Pete

Pete’s Pick of the Week: 1979 Allis Chalmers 8550 4WD

This 1979 Allis Chalmers 8550 4WD with 5,342 hours, 1 owner, sold for $33,000 (record price) on an Aug. 4 online farm auction in Frankfort, IN

August 5, 2020
Machinery Pete’s Advice for Farm Journal Field Days: Don’t miss it

Farm Journal Field Days was designed to arm you in just the ways Peterson describes, featuring ag leaders of all kinds and topics ranging from crisis management and turn around

August 1, 2020
Machinery Pete: Hot Buys in a Pandemic World

Here are a few of the hottest spots I’ve seen in the used machinery market.

July 30, 2020
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Forced to Quit Farming, South Dakota Man Receives the Ultimate Gift

This 1970 John Deere 4520 was a treasured tractor for Nick Sievers, as it was the first tractor he ever owned. Deciding to exit farming was a tough decision, but

July 6, 2020
Pete’s Pick of the Week: 1992 John Deere 4055

Check out this eye-grabbing tractor for sale by owner in Nebraska.

June 4, 2020
Pete's Pick of the Week: 2001 AGCO RT115

This 2001 AGCO RT115 sold Monday, April 27 on an online auction based in northwest Illinois.

April 29, 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.