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Mo. Conservation Dept. To Auction Surplus Property

By Jim Low, Missouri Dept. of Conservation

First posted on 10-03-2008

SALEM, Mo.—Missourians in the market for used cars, trucks, ATVs, tractors, farm implements, boats, motors and trailers can bid on all these and more at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s surplus property auction Oct. 18 in Salem.

The Conservation Department holds one or two surplus property auctions annually, depending on the amount of property to be sold. This year’s auction will be held at the agency’s maintenance center at 1715 Highway 32, just west of Salem. Auction items will be on display from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Oct. 17. Bidders can register then or the day of the sale. The gates will open at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 18. The auction will begin at 10 a.m.

A complete list of sale items will be available at the registration desk the day of the sale. To request a tentative list of sale items, call 573-522- 4115, ext. 3279 or 3283.

All property must be paid for on the day of the sale and before removal. Acceptable methods of payment include cash, MasterCard or Visa or personal checks with proper identification.

-Jim Low-


are you having a sale this year

By dannyharmon on September 09, 2012 - 2:36 pm

would like to know about double wide mobile home at hatchery between cherryville & salem on hwy 19 or hwy 119 bid supposed to be given by feb.14 2012 please give me info on this property thank you

By carolyn weitzsacker on February 01, 2012 - 2:28 pm

when is the next sale in 2012

By bill craig on December 24, 2011 - 3:43 pm

I would like to know what kind of boats will be there, i live an hour away and i don’t want to waste my gas if it is not i want. can you let me know, i really appericate it

By Amber N. on September 25, 2011 - 5:54 pm

I also would like to see a listing of items for sale at least 2 wks prior to the auctions.

By JE on August 02, 2011 - 3:50 pm

Michael, the auction is held annually, usually in October. You can contact the MDC at the numbers listed in the article to find out when the next auction is slated.

By Robert J. Korpella on June 16, 2011 - 4:02 pm

I would like to know how I can find out about used conservation vehicles that are being sold, I am the assistant chief of Steelville Fire Protection District and we are in need of a couple vehicles for fighting wildland fires and an incident command post. I appriciate Your help in My finding out the information I need and I Thank You in advance for Your help

By Michael J Keen on June 15, 2011 - 10:13 am

when your one hundred miles away and you dont post a list of sale items on line its not worth the drive if you dont know if your selling something your looking for!!!!!

By sam on October 18, 2010 - 9:14 am

According to the Missouri Conservationist magazine, a full list of items to be auctioned will be available at this site: “http://www.mdc.mo.gov/about-us/get-know-us/doing-business-us/surplus-property-and-auctions” beginning in mid-September, or you can call 573-522-4115, ext. 3279 or 3283. The web address above also has information on the bidding process.

By Robert J. Korpella on September 11, 2010 - 7:49 am

If i stop in there this sat. can i get the list of items?

By mike jansen on September 10, 2010 - 6:07 pm

Posting the list on line would save you a lot of calls and postage.

By Andy Dalton on September 09, 2010 - 8:50 am

Why don"t you post the items online?

By Jerry Agee on August 29, 2010 - 2:34 pm

As stated in the article:

“A complete list of sale items will be available at the registration desk the day of the sale. To request a tentative list of sale items, call 573-522- 4115, ext. 3279 or 3283.”

By Roger Z. on August 21, 2010 - 10:33 pm

Please provide a list of things to be sold

By Todd stoltz on August 21, 2010 - 7:47 am

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