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Machinery Pete Auctions Announces Partnership with Dawson Tire & Wheel

Partnership provides first-of-its-kind auction marketplace for buying and selling agriculture tires.

Lenexa, Kan., (July 13, 2022) announces that Machinery Pete Auctions, its online auction marketplace for selling and buying used farm equipment, has added an agriculture tire and wheel segment to its monthly online auctions in partnership with Dawson Tire & Wheel. As North America’s leading supplier of agricultural tires, Dawson will sell its inventory and represent other auction sellers, giving farmers a new way to buy tires through an online auction platform.

“Agricultural tires and wheels have long been an afterthought at auction and, given how critical tires are to farmers when making purchase decisions on big equipment, we are making it easier to connect farmers with sellers of high-quality tires at a fair market price from a trusted partner like Dawson Tire and Wheel,” said Greg Peterson, founder of and Machinery Pete Auctions.

The partnership kicked off with the Machinery Pete June 21 online auction featuring 15 sets of ag tires for sale by Dawson, including a set of 4 new Trelleborg TM800 710/70R38 tires selling for $8,900. The June auction also saw several equipment items selling at high prices, including a 2010 John Deere 6100D with 204 hours and loader from Missouri selling for $65,250, a new record high auction sale price.

 “We’re excited to work with the Machinery Pete team to offer ag tires and wheels through the online auction platform,” said Eric MacPherson, Dawson founder and CEO. “Ag tires and wheels have long been overlooked and are difficult to find online when you are looking for something specific. We are also excited to offer the only tread depth percentage verification process in the industry, Treadsure Verified. We want the ag community to buy with confidence and will do everything we can to make sure customers are satisfied with their purchases.”

Bidding is open at for the July 19 Machinery Pete Auction. To learn more about buying or selling ag tires and wheels on Machinery Pete Auctions, contact Steve Zahradnik at .

About Machinery Pete LLC is the fastest growing marketplace for buyers and sellers of used farm equipment, offering farmers a vast selection of equipment listings in one place with innovative search tools that make it easy and fast to find relevant equipment. Founded in 1989 by Greg Peterson, Machinery Pete has come a long way since its beginnings in Greg Peterson’s home office in Rochester, Minn., where he passionately researched, tracked and reported on auction prices. In 2014, Farm Journal and Machinery Pete partnered to provide a more efficient marketplace for buying and selling used ag equipment. In July of 2015, launched its marketplace with leading edge marketing solutions for dealers, informed and built with the online equipment shopper in mind, and creates meaningful connections between buyers and sellers. The company is headquartered in Chicago.

About Dawson Tire & Wheel

Dawson Tire & Wheel has been deeply immersed in the ag tire and wheel space for 24 years and counting. The founder and CEO, Eric MacPherson, grew up on a farm in western Neb., and is very passionate about helping ag producers and equipment dealers get the right tires and wheels for their equipment and farming practices. With our focus on ag, we understand the needs of the ag producer, and working with equipment dealers across North America gives us access to very high quality used tires and wheels. We love “Helping People Grow!”

About Farm Journal

Farm Journal is the nation’s leading business information and media company serving the agricultural market. Started 146 years ago with the preeminent Farm Journal magazine, the company serves the row crop, livestock, produce and retail sectors through branded websites, eNewsletters and phone apps; business magazines; live events including conferences, seminars and tradeshows; nationally broadcasted television and radio programs; a robust mobile-text-marketing business and an array of data-driven, paid information products. Farm Journal also is the majority shareholder of the online equipment marketplace, Machinery Pete LLC. In 2010, the company established the non-profit, public charity, Farm Journal Foundation, dedicated to sustaining agriculture’s ability to meet the vital needs of a growing population through education and empowerment.

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