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Belle Fourche, SD 57717

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From the Road...

October 2016


"Cheap" hay may be the most expensive hay you buy!

In a business where I see, test, and sell hay from all across the country I have watched buyer trends in the hay market from many different angles. Ranging from buyers seeking supreme hay with high feed values to low end grinder hay with very little protein and value. At some point I must ask the inevitable question- Where is the value mark in hay buying and hay feeding? ...more



May 2016


As summer nears and hay season once again stares us in the face, a common question I get asked is when is the best time to sell?  Although, this is a very legitimate and basic question the answer is not as simple. Let’s take a little walk into the past....more


What The Hell Happened To The Hay Market

March 2016


Directly or indirectly, this question comes up from hay producers of every type of hay, in every bale size, from coast to coast and border to border! If this is a question in the back of your mind or that’s been burning on your brain and keeping you awake at night, you are not alone!...more

American Ag Video Auction Equipment Page

American Ag Video Auction Equipment Page
January 19, 2016

New year, new way to sell your used equipment!

With the new year often comes changes or at least resolutions for change, often good and often improvements to our operations in some way or another. Falling in line with that theme, we here at American Ag are launching our new Equipment webpage!...more



California Dairy

Photo is from the California trip to visit with Dairy Farms, Ranches. October 2015
December 03, 2015

For Hay Buyers

In my blogs it seems I often focus on the grower, marketing, growing hay etc. Not wanting to forget buyers and their needs I will point my pen in their direction. Lately in my travels, I have been in different parts of the country....more


American Ag Video Auction, Is Marketing Hay Important?
October 4, 2015

Is Marketing Hay Important?

“Marketing” is a word we seldom hear in the hay industry. We market
cattle, grain and every other imaginable commodity but often overlook the marketing of hay. Why is this? And is marketing hay important?...more

August 24, 2015

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8-26-15 American Ag Video Auction What's My Hay Worth Infographic

What's My Hay Worth?

In this business I not only get the opportunity to provide all types of hay services for buyers and sellers, but I also get those million dollar questions: What do I plant or What is my hay worth?... more

July 30, 2015

Are You Getting The Best Results From Your Hay Crop? American Ag Video Auction

Are You Getting the Best Results From Your Hay Crop?

In my line of work I have the privilege of seeing a lot of different
things, as well as I get to enjoy a very wide view of the hay industry from many different parts of the country. Hay is one of those crops that is never completely consistent due to weather, humidity, management, and just simply different ways of doing things in different areas...more

July 22, 2015

Expanding our Markets!

American Ag Video Auction was on the road to Kipling, SK Canada on Monday, July 20th at 10 a.m. Tom Baer Owner/Auctioneer of American Ag Video Auction was onsite at the Field Day held by Back To Your Roots Soil Solutions to visit with event goers about American Ag Video Auction.

On The Road to Saskatchewan

Field Day

Back To Your Roots Soil Solutions Field Day

My recent trip to Canada started out Thursday, July 16th finishing up
videoing and testing the last couple stacks of local hay here around
Spearfish SD  before heading north and reaching Kipling SK around 7 pm... more