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8/18/2014
IOWA NEWSPAPER ASSOCIATION

Machinery Pete to Keynote at Answer Plot Knowledge Event

Philadelphia, PA (August 18, 2014)-Author, television host and farm equipment authority, Greg Peterson-widely known as "Machinery Pete"-will be the keynote speaker at the Vision Ag LLC/ Winfield Answer Plot Knowledge event on Sept. 4 in Richland, Iowa.

Peterson will present data and commentary on trends in used farm equipment values. He will also report on what he sees as a highly dynamic and complex market due to lower row-crop commodity prices, uncertain status on the Section 179 tax limit, and large inventories of large late-model equipment on dealers' use lots.

"We're closely watching this shifting market," said Peterson, Founder and Principal. "There are some widening price disparities all across the country, and there will be both winners and losers in the used equipment space."

Peterson will also be available to autograph copies of the new 2014 Machinery Pete Classic Tractor Price Guide, which will be available for sale at the event. With over 400 pages and 52 equipment brands from the early 1900's to 1978, this guide is the most comprehensive compilation of auction data on classic equipment.

"I love every opportunity I can find to interact with farmers," added Peterson. "Whether on social media or face-to-face, it's great talking about trends in values and reminiscing on the classics. My audiences are passionate about their iron!"

Event details:
Date and Time: Sept. 4, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Location: The Richland Iowa Vision Ag Shop
709 Highway 78 East
Richland, Iowa 52585

For more information, contact, Vision Ag, LLC at 319-456-6141.

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About Machinery Pete
Greg Peterson, widely known as "Machinery Pete," has been researching and tracking machinery auction prices since 1989. He serves as the multi-media equipment contributor for Farm Journal Media, and is the Founder and Principal of Machinery Pete, LLC. Machinery Pete's price database of over 500,000 prices is sourced through first-hand data and a curated network of more than 950 auction firms. In addition to Peterson's proprietary content for Farm Journal, the Company provides auction-data subscriptions, publishes the annual "Classic Tractor" and "Annual Auction" price guides, publishes the Quarterly Used Values Index report for the financial community, produces the weekly Machinery Pete TV program distributed on RFD-TV, produces farm equipment DVDs, plus provides custom consulting and appearances services.



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Margy Eckelkamp
Director of Content Development
573-581-8689
meckelkamp@farmjournal.com

 

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