There has been an uptick in farmland sales by auction. HiBid Manager Kris Kennedy says the auction method of marketing is a way to get the highest value. “It’s the purest form of capitalism,” said Kennedy. “There is no shortage of land for sale and the prices have that have been realized are very good for customer and gives the bidder the opportunity to get a piece of land that they want for the price they’re willing to pay.” With the pandemic, it has been difficult to hold live in-person auctions. HiBid is an online bidding platform that concentrates on the local auctioneers. This is a national platform, but searches can be done by zip code or categories, like land or livestock. Learn more in this interview.