This Week in Agribusiness, December 30, 2023

Wrapping up 2023 in sales of farm equipment and farmland, upcoming auctions and more this week.

December 30, 2023

40 Min View

Mark Stock, Co-founder/Owner, BigIron Auctions, joins Max in the studio to wrap up 2023 in sales of farm equipment and farmland, as well as looking ahead. Mark shares the differences in sales of 2023 compared to 2022. Online auction sales have grown due to 2020.

Ryan Harbur, Regional Ag Sales Manager, BigIron Auctions shares the upcoming auctions January – March 2024.

Mark returns to talk more about the sales process by BigIron representatives. The uniqueness of online auctions is that equipment will move on average of 305 miles from the auction location, so most sales will rely on the pictures and videos provided by the BigIron representatives. Representatives have a wealth of knowledge on the equipment and are a valuable tool to the farmers selling and buying online.

Maverick Woodside, Director of Auction Services, BigIron Auctions, joins Max to talk about how an individual prepares for a sale and how the BigIron representatives work with the seller. Maverick shares the process and detailing the equipment. BigIron will also do a public inspection to view the equipment and to get the sellers story on the equipment to give the most information on the equipment. Maverick states that relationships are built with sellers throughout the process.

Cody Holst, Regional Ag Sales Manager, BigIron Auctions shares how fall sales went in his area and upcoming auctions for the spring.

Kolby Henness, District Ag Sales Manager, BigIron Auctions shares upcoming auctions in Illinois.

Maverick returns to share how BigIron Auctions will come in and help load out the equipment after a sale. Most retirement or estate sales are one-time sales, and they take pride in getting it right the first time. BigIron representatives help guide sellers through the entire process.

Max talks with Dan Sullivan, Chief Auctioneer about the land market.

John Stock, Real Estate Agent, BigIron Auctions shares upcoming land auctions in Nebraksa.

Greg Soulje joins Mike and gives his weather forecast for the week ahead and what to expect in the upcoming forecast.

Take a look at a few special stories in Share Your Legacy brought to you by BigIron Auctions.

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