Greg PetersonMachinery Pete

Greg Peterson has over 25 years of experience in the machinery business. His website, MachineryPete.com, 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 and

Greg Peterson has over 25 years of experience in the machinery business. His website, MachineryPete.com, 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 and

Articles By Greg Peterson

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Jan 22, 2020

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.

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Jan 03, 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.

Highest Prices: 130 hp to 170 hp Tractors
Dec 10, 2019

Machinery Pete: Mid-Horsepower Tractors Hold Value

Buyer demand for good-condition used mid-horsepower tractors started off hot in 2019 and never really cooled off.

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Dec 06, 2019

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.

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Dec 03, 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.

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Nov 01, 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.

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Oct 24, 2019

Machinery Pete: Time to Talk Tillage

Prices for used equipment, namely tillage, in good condition have been fairly steady.

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Oct 04, 2019

Red-Hot Auction Activity Highlights Quality

When times are tough, buyer attention shifts to high-quality used machinery.

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Oct 04, 2019

Pete’s Pick Of The Week: 1972 John Deere 2520 High Crop

This tractor is 1 of 18 made.