Farm4Profit Podcast

Equipment and Land Values with Machinery Pete

Episode Summary

Join in on a conversation with Machinery Pete and our own resident expert David Whitaker. The two of them talk about how the equipment market and land market have trended throughout 2020. They then put their predictions together for 2021 and help you plan for buying or selling opportunities that would be right for your farm! All this happens after from learn from Zach Smith the "StockCropper" about his idea for maximizing the acres on your farm.

Episode Notes


What’s Working in AG

Main Topic

2020 Market Wrap Up – Two Outstanding Experts

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. His auction pricing database 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.

David, World Champion Auctioneer, grew up immersed and involved in agriculture and started his career off by attending Missouri Auction School in 2008. He then acquired his real estate license in November 2010.  He is active in the Realtor Land Institute, National Auctioneer Associations and a number of State Auctioneer Associations. David and his wife Ann run the auction company, “Whitaker Marketing Group”.  In June of 2020, David took on the role of the Area Sales Management position for Farmers National Company.  David is a licensed Sales person in Iowa and Nebraska and currently the Chairman of the Board of the Iowa Auctioneers Association

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