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our history

  • 1972

    Del Peterson & Associates was founded in 1972 by Del Peterson. In the beginning, Del Peterson & Associates focused our efforts in setting the standard for professional on-site auctions in the Fertilizer & Grain Industries.

  • 2004

    Del Peterson retired from the auction business and his son, Steven J. Peterson, took over the business and is still acting as President/CEO of the company.

  • 2013

    Del Peterson & Associates recognized the potential, need and overall convenience of an Online Auction Platform and decided to transition our business model to a strictly Online Auction Service

  • 2017

    Del Peterson & Associates becomes DPA Auctions.

Del Peterson & Associates was founded in 1972 by Del Peterson. During the early years we focused our efforts in the Fertilizer & Grain Industries and set the standard for professional onsite auctions in these respective fields. Since that time, Del has retired and his son, Steve Peterson, is now the President/CEO of the business. Del Peterson & Associates Auctioneers is dedicated to making your Online Auction experience the best possible. We specialize in selling equipment and facilities through our public Online Auction Service. This is quickly becoming the industry leader for buyers and sellers to get together to liquidate and expand their businesses.

what we do

DPA Auctions strive to maintain a true auction experience with the convenience of buying and selling over the internet and from anywhere in the world. We provide one of the cleanest and most professional buying and selling experiences through our Live Auction Board. Our Live Auction Board provides the feel of an on-site auction with a dynamic clock and bidding extension time, all from the comfort and convenience of bidding from your own computer, tablet or smartphone.

We have a multi-faceted marketing platform that targets clients all across the United States and Internationally. We have an experienced sales staff that is dedicated to providing services to our clients that is both professional and personable. Please consider how DPA Auctions can help both Buyers and Sellers benefit from our Online Auction Services.