JWO Notes and Market Report for August 2022

Market Report A few people must read my ads.  Got numerous calls last week asking why I don’t have an ad in one publication.  Came to find out they published it in the classifieds instead of the auction ads.  If they want to put it somewhere random, try the...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 7-26-22

Well that was a worthwhile machinery consignment auction! 439 lots, over 400 on-site bidders plus nearly 500 online from 42 states. Buyers from 14 states and 2 Canadian provinces. Our next machinery auction is scheduled for September 27th. Please consign early to be...

JWO Notes and Market Report for 7-21-22

Went to a 35th wedding anniversary gathering. Approx 50 couples there, some of us starting to look like old people. Dairy cows sold higher today. Top 3000, 2950, 2700, 2600 Lamar Weaver, Unity. 2850, 2400 Oberholtzer, Withee. 2750 Nolan Garman, Colby. 2700, 2500,...

JWO Note and Market Report for 7-14-22

Doing a survey, how many of you like raw peas out of the garden better than cooked? Overall market was steady but top dairy cows sold a little lower today. 2250, 2100 Beth Leis, Sparta. 2200 Kenneth Martin, Colby. 2200, 2100 Ralph Petersheim, Viroqua. 2100 Barry...

JWO Notes and Market Report 6-30-22

Maybe I’ll make a new slogan for our markets: “Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care” Lots of activities around here. Another year over half gone… where does time go?! Monday evening we had our largest sale to date at Thorp, 332...

JWO Notes and Market Report 6-9-22

Once again realized how fortunate I am to have what I consider to be, the best barn crew in America! In the last 8 days we sold 1446 head. Overall markets are steady to stronger but even in the best of markets, here and there someone will feel their animals...