Latest News From Machinery Pete

Machinery Pete: Highest Auction Price on a Combine – Ever

On a Dec. 12, 2019, online dealer auction in central Minnesota, Machinery Pete saw a combine sell for the highest auction price — ever.

January 22, 2020
Pete's Pick of the Week: New Holland 358 Grinder Mixer

This New Holland 358 grinder/mixer sold at a central Pennsylvania auction on New Year's Day for the third highest price ever.

January 3, 2020
Pete’s Pick of the Week: 1990 John Deere 4955 2WD Tractor

There's an amazing “story” on this 1990 JD 4955 2WD with only 958 hours on it.

December 6, 2019
Machinery Pete: A Trend 10 Years in the Making

As we close out 2019, I want to share some interesting numbers from my daily study of used farm equipment values.

December 3, 2019
Pete’s Pick of the Week: 2012 Challenger MT865C

This 2012 Challenger MT865C with 490 hours sold for $244K yesterday at a farm auction in east-central South Dakota.

November 1, 2019
Oh My Gourd: Check Out These Crazy-Good Machinery Deals

This sale is a great opportunity for buyers and sellers to connect for unique machinery deals, and the deals end on Oct. 31.

October 28, 2019

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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.