Management moment: Buying equipment online

Buying equipment online could save you money, but that’s not the only factor to consider. Learn how to compare the risks and rewards of an online purchase. 

Video Highlights

  • Research the equipment in your local market by checking with neighbours and dealers
  • Learn any potential weaknesses of the equipment so you’ll be prepared if it needs repairs
  • Talk to the seller about the farm it was primarily used on and the equipment history
  • Use technology to your advantage – ask for pictures or video
  • Factor in any extra costs of paperwork, like shipping or inspection fees