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John Shaw discusses growing up on a farm and being in 4H, and getting involved in the auction business; specifically getting involved with agriculture sales. He also discusses how the new buyers are buying bigger sections of land and have bigger equipment, they are less likely to be small, family farms. He says the biggest change he's noticed in his time is that the farms are becoming bigger and the owners are not young people, because it is so expensive to start a farm.
John, Shaw, Andy, Legant, Auction
Legant, Andy and Shaw, John, "Interview with Auctioneer John 'Red' Shaw" (1994). Interviews. 38.