Customer Comments

Clark and Stephen Raborn

Doug and his group did a great job at our estate auction. My family was extremely pleased with not only the prices paid for our equipment but the personal touch in what was a difficult time.

Doug knows how to work with both the crowd and dealers to get the very top dollar for the client. Hard work, integrity and professionalism combined with a true caring spirit are rare in this day and age and the Stovesand's have it.

Thanks for everything before, during and after the sale.

Clark and Stephen Raborn
Carlisle, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:30:34-05:00
Doug and his group did a great job at our estate auction. My family was extremely pleased with not only the prices paid for our equipment but the personal touch in what was a difficult time. Doug knows how to work with both the crowd and dealers to get the very top dollar for the client. Hard work, integrity and professionalism combined with a true caring spirit are rare in this day and age and the Stovesand's have it. Thanks for everything before, during and after the sale. Clark and Stephen Raborn Carlisle, Arkansas

Jim Wood

Thank you for conducting such an outstanding farm equipment sale for me. Because of your intense advertising, we had buyers from seven states and consequently, the equipment brought more than my highest expectation!

It took me 35 years to accumulate this equipment, but only three hours to sell out....there are no second chances in this game. Your first-class service and peerless reputation brought in the quality buyers to give me top dollar for my equipment. If I had it to do over, I would choose Stovesand Auction Company every time!

Jim Wood
Arkansas State Auditor
2013-12-10T13:33:16-05:00
Thank you for conducting such an outstanding farm equipment sale for me. Because of your intense advertising, we had buyers from seven states and consequently, the equipment brought more than my highest expectation! It took me 35 years to accumulate this equipment, but only three hours to sell out....there are no second chances in this game. Your first-class service and peerless reputation brought in the quality buyers to give me top dollar for my equipment. If I had it to do over, I would choose Stovesand Auction Company every time! Jim Wood Arkansas State Auditor

Sid and Jeantta Langley

This is a testimony centered around GOD and the way HE used the Stovesand Auction team to conduct our sale.

 

I have to start with Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man who seeks Godly counsel.

 

There is not enough praise and thanks for the Stovesand Team. It takes a team effort to accomplish anything in life. This was a big decision to sell our farm equipment, part of our life left with this sale and this is why I sought Godly counsel. I had heard a lot about Doug Stovesand and his team, and had previous experience buying items at other sales conducted by Stovesand Auctions. They are honest and work hard for the best sale you could have. Doug's counsel was everything we expected. The sale itself was more than we ever dreamed it would be, but I wouldn't expect anything less from my God. When you listen to Godly counsel from Godly men it tends to work in your favor and God found favor on us. Everybody that attended that day had nothing but praises for Doug and his crew that day.

 

Psalm 105:1 Give thanks and make known among nations (people) what He has done.

 

This is what it is about, making known how well Doug's team handled the sale, and what they can do for you!

GOD IS GOOD!
Sid & Jeantta Langley
Searcy, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:22:25-05:00
This is a testimony centered around GOD and the way HE used the Stovesand Auction team to conduct our sale.   I have to start with Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man who seeks Godly counsel.   There is not enough praise and thanks for the Stovesand Team. It takes a team effort to accomplish anything in life. This was a big decision to sell our farm equipment, part of our life left with this sale and this is why I sought Godly counsel. I had heard a lot about Doug Stovesand and his team, and had previous experience buying items at other sales conducted by Stovesand Auctions. They are honest and work hard for the best sale you could have. Doug's counsel was everything we expected. The sale itself was more than we ever dreamed it would be, but I wouldn't expect anything less from my God. When you listen to Godly counsel from Godly men it tends to work in your favor and God found favor on us. Everybody that attended that day had nothing but praises for Doug and his crew that day.   Psalm 105:1 Give thanks and make known among nations (people) what He has done.   This is what it is about, making known how well Doug's team handled the sale, and what they can do for you! GOD IS GOOD! Sid & Jeantta Langley Searcy, Arkansas

Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger

I want to thank you for the hard work and attention to detail during the recent sale of our farm and shop equipment. Ronnie and I had already spoken with you regarding taking care of this sale at some time in the future, not realizing his untimely death would bring this to fruition earlier than planned.

Even though it was not thought to be an ideal time of year for a farm auction, I feel advertisements in the newspapers, internet, and the wonderful color brochure contributed to the considerable success of the sale. I received phone calls of inquiry from various states. Attendance and participation contributed to results beyond my expectations. The sale was handled in a professional, efficient manner by your entire staff. Thanks again and I would highly recommend your firm.
Sincerely,
Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger
2013-12-10T13:34:04-05:00
I want to thank you for the hard work and attention to detail during the recent sale of our farm and shop equipment. Ronnie and I had already spoken with you regarding taking care of this sale at some time in the future, not realizing his untimely death would bring this to fruition earlier than planned. Even though it was not thought to be an ideal time of year for a farm auction, I feel advertisements in the newspapers, internet, and the wonderful color brochure contributed to the considerable success of the sale. I received phone calls of inquiry from various states. Attendance and participation contributed to results beyond my expectations. The sale was handled in a professional, efficient manner by your entire staff. Thanks again and I would highly recommend your firm. Sincerely, Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger

Bill and Myra McNeil

Making the decision to liquidate your farming operation for whatever reason is stressful and emotional. Doug brought a calmness and confidence to our decision. His marketing and sales skills are second to none. The majority of our equipment was older and very used. Doug got top dollar for our equipment and we were very pleased with the outcome of our sale. If we had to do this again we would definitely choose Doug.

Bill and Myra McNeil
Lonoke, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:34:48-05:00
Making the decision to liquidate your farming operation for whatever reason is stressful and emotional. Doug brought a calmness and confidence to our decision. His marketing and sales skills are second to none. The majority of our equipment was older and very used. Doug got top dollar for our equipment and we were very pleased with the outcome of our sale. If we had to do this again we would definitely choose Doug. Bill and Myra McNeil Lonoke, Arkansas

Jimmy Flanagan

After a raging battle in my mind to retire or make one more crop, I finally decided to lease out my land after farming for 38 years. I called Doug Stovesand about a farm equipment auction. He was at my farm shop the very next day to look over my equipment and give me a price he thought it would bring at a sale. He stayed all afternoon making his appraisal and taking photographs of what he wanted to put in his brochure.

Doug explained what I should expect in an upcoming sale. I found that Doug was very friendly, courteous, and professional. We decided on a sale day and he went to work almost immediately on advertising and promoting my sale. He called many times before my sale day to inform me of an item he has sold at a sale that was similar to one I had. He told me to expect phone calls from several states, and that is exactly what happened. Sale day finally came and I was nervous hoping for a decent crowd. When the sale started, we estimated 600 people were there, needless to say I had a excellent sale thanks to Stovesand Auctions

From the first contact to the final implement sold, I was very happy with Stovesand Auctions.

Jimmy Flannagan
Des Arc, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:31:24-05:00
After a raging battle in my mind to retire or make one more crop, I finally decided to lease out my land after farming for 38 years. I called Doug Stovesand about a farm equipment auction. He was at my farm shop the very next day to look over my equipment and give me a price he thought it would bring at a sale. He stayed all afternoon making his appraisal and taking photographs of what he wanted to put in his brochure. Doug explained what I should expect in an upcoming sale. I found that Doug was very friendly, courteous, and professional. We decided on a sale day and he went to work almost immediately on advertising and promoting my sale. He called many times before my sale day to inform me of an item he has sold at a sale that was similar to one I had. He told me to expect phone calls from several states, and that is exactly what happened. Sale day finally came and I was nervous hoping for a decent crowd. When the sale started, we estimated 600 people were there, needless to say I had a excellent sale thanks to Stovesand Auctions From the first contact to the final implement sold, I was very happy with Stovesand Auctions. Jimmy Flannagan Des Arc, Arkansas

Robbie Dabbs Farms

In 2014, I knew it was time to retire from my farming operation, after a long 53 years. I had always known I wanted Stovesand Auction Company to conduct my sale.

I met with Doug and after talking with him, I knew it was a good decision. He decided on the day of sale, February 26, 2015, and sent his crew to the site it would be held. We lined the equipment up as directed and waited for the big day.

As luck would have it we had a seven inch snow. I stood it as long as I could so I called Doug. His first words were "Have you panicked yet?". I answered, "not unless you have". He laughed and said, "Robbie, Things couldn’t be better". He was right!

I would like to thank Doug, his crew and his office staff for being so kind to us through this life changing process. We had our money in less than two hours after the sale.

Thank you Doug for a job well done.

Robbie Dabbs Farms

Humphrey, Arkansas
2015-11-30T13:25:06-05:00
In 2014, I knew it was time to retire from my farming operation, after a long 53 years. I had always known I wanted Stovesand Auction Company to conduct my sale. I met with Doug and after talking with him, I knew it was a good decision. He decided on the day of sale, February 26, 2015, and sent his crew to the site it would be held. We lined the equipment up as directed and waited for the big day. As luck would have it we had a seven inch snow. I stood it as long as I could so I called Doug. His first words were "Have you panicked yet?". I answered, "not unless you have". He laughed and said, "Robbie, Things couldn’t be better". He was right! I would like to thank Doug, his crew and his office staff for being so kind to us through this life changing process. We had our money in less than two hours after the sale. Thank you Doug for a job well done. Robbie Dabbs Farms Humphrey, Arkansas

W. G. “Buddy” Craig

I'd like to thank you for the well-planned auction you conducted for me on February 17. I've farmed for 55 years and followed auctions in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Missouri, and was very pleased with the auction you provided for me. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who is considering having a farm auction sale. It was a pleasure to work with you.

Sincerely,
W. G. "Buddy" Craig
Tyronza, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:41:12-05:00
I'd like to thank you for the well-planned auction you conducted for me on February 17. I've farmed for 55 years and followed auctions in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Missouri, and was very pleased with the auction you provided for me. I would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who is considering having a farm auction sale. It was a pleasure to work with you. Sincerely, W. G. "Buddy" Craig Tyronza, Arkansas

Duch Farms

Farming may start out to be a business venture, but, as time goes by it unknowingly becomes a way of life.

You get to farm every year, but you only get to sell out once. This becomes an emotional time for the whole family. We really appreciate the way our sale was handled.

Thanks again,
Bennie and Linda Duch
Griffithville, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:19:56-05:00
Farming may start out to be a business venture, but, as time goes by it unknowingly becomes a way of life. You get to farm every year, but you only get to sell out once. This becomes an emotional time for the whole family. We really appreciate the way our sale was handled. Thanks again, Bennie and Linda Duch Griffithville, Arkansas

Merritt Farms, Inc.

Although I struggled mightily with making the decision to retire and did not make it until late in the auction season, I did not hesitate with the decision on which auction company to call to sell my equipment. Over 30 years of farming I have attended several farm auctions and none consistently gave me the good feelings that I experienced at Stovesand Auction events. I didn't need to ask anyone's advice; Stovesand Auction Co. was the only auctioneer I ever considered. The only question I had for Doug was "When can you do it?" Before Doug would answer that question, he insisted on filling me in on all the services he would provide, at what cost, and what was expected of me so that I would not be surprised on sale day.

I was not disappointed in the least when auction day rolled around the last week of March. Although it was late in the season and many farmers were undoubtedly busy planting a new crop, the turnout for my sale was bigger than I expected. I had prepared an 8 acre parking area off the adjoining highway and it was practically full of rows of orderly parked trucks and trailers. I attribute much of that to Stovesand Auction's reputation and loyal following of buyers, some of whom had given Doug standing bids for particular items based on Doug's description of it given them over the phone That is evidence of a buyer's trust in an auctioneer. It's already evident that I, as the seller, trusted Doug but when buyers also trust the auctioneer, how can you go wrong?

The color advertising was excellent and created a lot of interest from surrounding states as evidenced by the number of calls I had from individuals interested in one piece of equipment or the other. Many of those callers later showed up for the sale. Several interested buyers visited my sale site a week or so before the sale to inspect items they were interested in...an interest sparked by the color brochures that Stovesand Auction mails out. I use the word "brochures" to differentiate them from the common "flyers" you most often see which are printed on maybe 20# white memo paper as opposed to magazine grade color "brochures".

The auction went smoothly and quickly with a lot of good natured banter back and forth between Doug, his crew, and the crowd. I particularly enjoy that banter at Doug's auctions. Once the sale was complete, Doug and his office crew quickly completed the paperwork, settled with John Deere Finance over the phone on outstanding balances due for a couple of late model items, and issued a check for my net proceeds. While you never get as much as you want, I feel like I got all that my equipment was worth on that day. I couldn't have asked for a more professional operation from a nicer group of people than Stovesand Auction.

It's never easy to watch one's equipment acquired over a lifetime of farming being sold at auction, but Doug had counseled with me at length about what to expect and how to cope. His advice was excellent and heartfelt and without it I would probably have been a basket case. He is not only a good auctioneer; he also has a farm of his own and thus understands the stress of selling out. He offers an emotional helping hand to get over the hurtle of selling your equipment.

If I had it to do over again - I'd call Doug.

Ronald D. Merritt
Merritt Farms, Inc.
2013-11-21T10:27:32-05:00
Although I struggled mightily with making the decision to retire and did not make it until late in the auction season, I did not hesitate with the decision on which auction company to call to sell my equipment. Over 30 years of farming I have attended several farm auctions and none consistently gave me the good feelings that I experienced at Stovesand Auction events. I didn't need to ask anyone's advice; Stovesand Auction Co. was the only auctioneer I ever considered. The only question I had for Doug was "When can you do it?" Before Doug would answer that question, he insisted on filling me in on all the services he would provide, at what cost, and what was expected of me so that I would not be surprised on sale day. I was not disappointed in the least when auction day rolled around the last week of March. Although it was late in the season and many farmers were undoubtedly busy planting a new crop, the turnout for my sale was bigger than I expected. I had prepared an 8 acre parking area off the adjoining highway and it was practically full of rows of orderly parked trucks and trailers. I attribute much of that to Stovesand Auction's reputation and loyal following of buyers, some of whom had given Doug standing bids for particular items based on Doug's description of it given them over the phone That is evidence of a buyer's trust in an auctioneer. It's already evident that I, as the seller, trusted Doug but when buyers also trust the auctioneer, how can you go wrong? The color advertising was excellent and created a lot of interest from surrounding states as evidenced by the number of calls I had from individuals interested in one piece of equipment...

Bayou Meto Planting Company

On behalf of Bayou Meto Planting Company and the Tull family, I am writing to express our appreciation for the excellent job you did in handling the auction of our farm equipment in Lonoke, Arkansas. The attendance exceeded our expectations and is a reflection of the advertising you did, as well as a testament to your reputation. We received far in excess of the monies we expected from the auction, and we sincerely thank you for your efforts.

Sincerely,
John E. Tull, III, President
Lonoke, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:39:20-05:00
On behalf of Bayou Meto Planting Company and the Tull family, I am writing to express our appreciation for the excellent job you did in handling the auction of our farm equipment in Lonoke, Arkansas. The attendance exceeded our expectations and is a reflection of the advertising you did, as well as a testament to your reputation. We received far in excess of the monies we expected from the auction, and we sincerely thank you for your efforts. Sincerely, John E. Tull, III, President Lonoke, Arkansas

Bulllington Farms

We made a hard decision to quit farming ground that our family had farmed for three generations. God showed us it was the right thing to do. Then He led us to a great auction company.

Doug and his associates were the nicest, easiest; to work with people you could ever have the privilege of doing business with. They showed us such kindness, compassion and understanding. Business was conducted in a very professional manner. The meticulous preparation before the auction really paid off. The way they advertised, marketed, and promoted our sale was outstanding.

The sale itself was a great experience and was beyond our wildest dreams. It was all in God's hands and He provided greatly.

Thanks,
Roy and Leigh Ann Bullington
McCrory, Arkansas
2013-12-10T12:05:07-05:00
We made a hard decision to quit farming ground that our family had farmed for three generations. God showed us it was the right thing to do. Then He led us to a great auction company. Doug and his associates were the nicest, easiest; to work with people you could ever have the privilege of doing business with. They showed us such kindness, compassion and understanding. Business was conducted in a very professional manner. The meticulous preparation before the auction really paid off. The way they advertised, marketed, and promoted our sale was outstanding. The sale itself was a great experience and was beyond our wildest dreams. It was all in God's hands and He provided greatly. Thanks, Roy and Leigh Ann Bullington McCrory, Arkansas

Jim and Pat Devorak

We were very pleased with our equipment sale.

The time you spent with us, the trustworthy advice, and your professional attention to every detail made it a pleasant experience.

Thanks to you and your crew for all you did.

Jim & Pat Devorak
Des Arc, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:27:11-05:00
We were very pleased with our equipment sale. The time you spent with us, the trustworthy advice, and your professional attention to every detail made it a pleasant experience. Thanks to you and your crew for all you did. Jim & Pat Devorak Des Arc, Arkansas

Spirit Lake Companies

Just a note to sincerely thank you for your assistance in our farm equipment auction.

Your advertisement and promotion prior to the sale was responsible for drawing an excellent crowd of interested bidders. The sale was well-organized, and your entire team handled things in a highly professional manner.

I feel certain that all of this contributed to a great degree in the very successful outcome of our sale.

Sincerely,
Henry Moore, III
Lewisville, Arkansas
2013-11-21T11:55:01-05:00
Just a note to sincerely thank you for your assistance in our farm equipment auction. Your advertisement and promotion prior to the sale was responsible for drawing an excellent crowd of interested bidders. The sale was well-organized, and your entire team handled things in a highly professional manner. I feel certain that all of this contributed to a great degree in the very successful outcome of our sale. Sincerely, Henry Moore, III Lewisville, Arkansas

Sid and Jeantta Langley

This is a testimony centered around GOD and the way HE used the Stovesand Auction team to conduct our sale.  I have to start with Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man who seeks Godly counsel. There is not enough praise and thanks for the Stovesand Team. It takes a team effort to accomplish anything in life. This was a big decision to sell our farm equipment, part of our life left with this sale and this is why I sought Godly counsel. I had heard a lot about Doug Stovesand and his team, and had previous experience buying items at other sales conducted by Stovesand Auctions. They are honest and work hard for the best sale you could have. Doug's counsel was everything we expected. The sale itself was more than we ever dreamed it would be, but I wouldn't expect anything less from my God. When you listen to Godly counsel from Godly men it tends to work in your favor and God found favor on us. Everybody that attended that day had nothing but praises for Doug and his crew that day.  Psalm 105:1 Give thanks and make known among nations (people) what He has done.  This is what it is about, making known how well Doug's team handled the sale, and what they can do for you!

GOD IS GOOD!
Sid & Jeantta Langley
Searcy, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:42:54-05:00
This is a testimony centered around GOD and the way HE used the Stovesand Auction team to conduct our sale.  I have to start with Psalm 1:1 Blessed is the man who seeks Godly counsel. There is not enough praise and thanks for the Stovesand Team. It takes a team effort to accomplish anything in life. This was a big decision to sell our farm equipment, part of our life left with this sale and this is why I sought Godly counsel. I had heard a lot about Doug Stovesand and his team, and had previous experience buying items at other sales conducted by Stovesand Auctions. They are honest and work hard for the best sale you could have. Doug's counsel was everything we expected. The sale itself was more than we ever dreamed it would be, but I wouldn't expect anything less from my God. When you listen to Godly counsel from Godly men it tends to work in your favor and God found favor on us. Everybody that attended that day had nothing but praises for Doug and his crew that day.  Psalm 105:1 Give thanks and make known among nations (people) what He has done.  This is what it is about, making known how well Doug's team handled the sale, and what they can do for you! GOD IS GOOD! Sid & Jeantta Langley Searcy, Arkansas

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Spirit Lake Companies

Just a note to sincerely thank you for your assistance in our farm equipment auction.

Your advertisement and promotion prior to the sale was responsible for drawing an excellent crowd of interested bidders. The sale was well-organized, and your entire team handled things in a highly professional manner.

I feel certain that all of this contributed to a great degree in the very successful outcome of our sale.

Sincerely,
Henry Moore, III
Lewisville, Arkansas
2013-11-21T11:55:01-05:00
Just a note to sincerely thank you for your assistance in our farm equipment auction. Your advertisement and promotion prior to the sale was responsible for drawing an excellent crowd of interested bidders. The sale was well-organized, and your entire team handled things in a highly professional manner. I feel certain that all of this contributed to a great degree in the very successful outcome of our sale. Sincerely, Henry Moore, III Lewisville, Arkansas

Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger

I want to thank you for the hard work and attention to detail during the recent sale of our farm and shop equipment. Ronnie and I had already spoken with you regarding taking care of this sale at some time in the future, not realizing his untimely death would bring this to fruition earlier than planned.

Even though it was not thought to be an ideal time of year for a farm auction, I feel advertisements in the newspapers, internet, and the wonderful color brochure contributed to the considerable success of the sale. I received phone calls of inquiry from various states. Attendance and participation contributed to results beyond my expectations. The sale was handled in a professional, efficient manner by your entire staff. Thanks again and I would highly recommend your firm.
Sincerely,
Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger
2013-12-10T13:34:04-05:00
I want to thank you for the hard work and attention to detail during the recent sale of our farm and shop equipment. Ronnie and I had already spoken with you regarding taking care of this sale at some time in the future, not realizing his untimely death would bring this to fruition earlier than planned. Even though it was not thought to be an ideal time of year for a farm auction, I feel advertisements in the newspapers, internet, and the wonderful color brochure contributed to the considerable success of the sale. I received phone calls of inquiry from various states. Attendance and participation contributed to results beyond my expectations. The sale was handled in a professional, efficient manner by your entire staff. Thanks again and I would highly recommend your firm. Sincerely, Mrs. Ronnie Hollanger

Merritt Farms, Inc.

Although I struggled mightily with making the decision to retire and did not make it until late in the auction season, I did not hesitate with the decision on which auction company to call to sell my equipment. Over 30 years of farming I have attended several farm auctions and none consistently gave me the good feelings that I experienced at Stovesand Auction events. I didn't need to ask anyone's advice; Stovesand Auction Co. was the only auctioneer I ever considered. The only question I had for Doug was "When can you do it?" Before Doug would answer that question, he insisted on filling me in on all the services he would provide, at what cost, and what was expected of me so that I would not be surprised on sale day.

I was not disappointed in the least when auction day rolled around the last week of March. Although it was late in the season and many farmers were undoubtedly busy planting a new crop, the turnout for my sale was bigger than I expected. I had prepared an 8 acre parking area off the adjoining highway and it was practically full of rows of orderly parked trucks and trailers. I attribute much of that to Stovesand Auction's reputation and loyal following of buyers, some of whom had given Doug standing bids for particular items based on Doug's description of it given them over the phone That is evidence of a buyer's trust in an auctioneer. It's already evident that I, as the seller, trusted Doug but when buyers also trust the auctioneer, how can you go wrong?

The color advertising was excellent and created a lot of interest from surrounding states as evidenced by the number of calls I had from individuals interested in one piece of equipment or the other. Many of those callers later showed up for the sale. Several interested buyers visited my sale site a week or so before the sale to inspect items they were interested in...an interest sparked by the color brochures that Stovesand Auction mails out. I use the word "brochures" to differentiate them from the common "flyers" you most often see which are printed on maybe 20# white memo paper as opposed to magazine grade color "brochures".

The auction went smoothly and quickly with a lot of good natured banter back and forth between Doug, his crew, and the crowd. I particularly enjoy that banter at Doug's auctions. Once the sale was complete, Doug and his office crew quickly completed the paperwork, settled with John Deere Finance over the phone on outstanding balances due for a couple of late model items, and issued a check for my net proceeds. While you never get as much as you want, I feel like I got all that my equipment was worth on that day. I couldn't have asked for a more professional operation from a nicer group of people than Stovesand Auction.

It's never easy to watch one's equipment acquired over a lifetime of farming being sold at auction, but Doug had counseled with me at length about what to expect and how to cope. His advice was excellent and heartfelt and without it I would probably have been a basket case. He is not only a good auctioneer; he also has a farm of his own and thus understands the stress of selling out. He offers an emotional helping hand to get over the hurtle of selling your equipment.

If I had it to do over again - I'd call Doug.

Ronald D. Merritt
Merritt Farms, Inc.
2013-11-21T10:27:32-05:00
Although I struggled mightily with making the decision to retire and did not make it until late in the auction season, I did not hesitate with the decision on which auction company to call to sell my equipment. Over 30 years of farming I have attended several farm auctions and none consistently gave me the good feelings that I experienced at Stovesand Auction events. I didn't need to ask anyone's advice; Stovesand Auction Co. was the only auctioneer I ever considered. The only question I had for Doug was "When can you do it?" Before Doug would answer that question, he insisted on filling me in on all the services he would provide, at what cost, and what was expected of me so that I would not be surprised on sale day. I was not disappointed in the least when auction day rolled around the last week of March. Although it was late in the season and many farmers were undoubtedly busy planting a new crop, the turnout for my sale was bigger than I expected. I had prepared an 8 acre parking area off the adjoining highway and it was practically full of rows of orderly parked trucks and trailers. I attribute much of that to Stovesand Auction's reputation and loyal following of buyers, some of whom had given Doug standing bids for particular items based on Doug's description of it given them over the phone That is evidence of a buyer's trust in an auctioneer. It's already evident that I, as the seller, trusted Doug but when buyers also trust the auctioneer, how can you go wrong? The color advertising was excellent and created a lot of interest from surrounding states as evidenced by the number of calls I had from individuals interested in one piece of equipment...

Bill and Myra McNeil

Making the decision to liquidate your farming operation for whatever reason is stressful and emotional. Doug brought a calmness and confidence to our decision. His marketing and sales skills are second to none. The majority of our equipment was older and very used. Doug got top dollar for our equipment and we were very pleased with the outcome of our sale. If we had to do this again we would definitely choose Doug.

Bill and Myra McNeil
Lonoke, Arkansas
2013-12-10T13:34:48-05:00
Making the decision to liquidate your farming operation for whatever reason is stressful and emotional. Doug brought a calmness and confidence to our decision. His marketing and sales skills are second to none. The majority of our equipment was older and very used. Doug got top dollar for our equipment and we were very pleased with the outcome of our sale. If we had to do this again we would definitely choose Doug. Bill and Myra McNeil Lonoke, Arkansas

Bulllington Farms

We made a hard decision to quit farming ground that our family had farmed for three generations. God showed us it was the right thing to do. Then He led us to a great auction company.

Doug and his associates were the nicest, easiest; to work with people you could ever have the privilege of doing business with. They showed us such kindness, compassion and understanding. Business was conducted in a very professional manner. The meticulous preparation before the auction really paid off. The way they advertised, marketed, and promoted our sale was outstanding.

The sale itself was a great experience and was beyond our wildest dreams. It was all in God's hands and He provided greatly.

Thanks,
Roy and Leigh Ann Bullington
McCrory, Arkansas
2013-12-10T12:05:07-05:00
We made a hard decision to quit farming ground that our family had farmed for three generations. God showed us it was the right thing to do. Then He led us to a great auction company. Doug and his associates were the nicest, easiest; to work with people you could ever have the privilege of doing business with. They showed us such kindness, compassion and understanding. Business was conducted in a very professional manner. The meticulous preparation before the auction really paid off. The way they advertised, marketed, and promoted our sale was outstanding. The sale itself was a great experience and was beyond our wildest dreams. It was all in God's hands and He provided greatly. Thanks, Roy and Leigh Ann Bullington McCrory, Arkansas