Articles about agriculture

Robert & Theresa Kirsch would only trust one company for their retirement auction

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“We absolutely fell in love with the property” Robert and Theresa Kirsch met as teenagers, fell in love and married in 1967. They built their early life together in a logging community in the east Kootenays of British Columbia,...

Used ag equipment prices: 5 big ticket items April 2018

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Ritchie Bros. farming equipment auction selling prices from last month. Interested in current used farming equipment prices? Check out these five big ticket agriculture equipment items sold at Ritchie Bros. auctions in April 2018. Every...

Used ag equipment prices: 5 big ticket items March 2018.

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Interested in current used farming equipment prices? Check out these five big ticket agriculture equipment items sold at Ritchie Bros. auctions in March 2018. Every item was sold to the highest bidder on auction day; no minimum bids, no reserve...

Our online Timed Auctions: now more time to bid, more opportunity!

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Upgrades and improvements make Timed Auctions easier and more convenient. We've recently made some enhancements to our online Timed Auction system (automated bidding with no auctioneer) to make it even easier to use, and to give you...

Equipment inspection tips: vertical tillage discs.

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What to look for when buying a used vertical tillage disc. When inspecting a used vertical tillage disc for sale at one of Ritchie Bros.’ many onsite auctions or online through IronPlanet , we have a process which may help you decide...

Inspection Tips: what to inspect when buying a used air drill and air tank.

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Ag equipment advice from our farming gear expert. When inspecting to buy an used air drill and air tanks at an onsite auction or online, we have a process which may help you decide on what type, make, and model you would like to...

Equipment inspection tips: farm tractors

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What to look for when inspecting a used farm tractor. When it comes to buying a farm tractor , farmers know what they need. Most arrive at our  farm equipment auctions  knowing exactly what they want - whether it's a 4WD...

Another success – and satisfied customer – with our first on-the-farm auction in Indiana.

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When it was time to retire, Tim Foltz turned to Ritchie Bros. to help him sell his equipment. Tim Foltz and his family have been farming in Indiana for close to 60 years. Farming mixed crops, including corn and soybean, as well as...

2017’s Top-5 biggest ticket used farming equipment items.

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Sellers harvest some big prices for ag equipment in 2017 – here’s Ritchie Bros.’ Top-5. We sold thousands of pieces of agricultural equipment in 2017 and some of that farming gear went for big money. We’re talking prime combines, track...

Ritchie Bros. on-the-farm auctions: a wrap up of 2017

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A look back at a busy year of on-the-farm auctions in Canada and the U.S. We conduct hundreds of  full-service , on-the-farm auctions across Canada each year, helping farmers when they  retire  or simply decide to sell a...
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