Upcoming Meetings and Shows

Mark Your Calendars!!! 2019 Winter Meeting: March 9 and 10 (Saturday and Sunday) at Apache Junction, Arizona 2019 Summer Show: Ashland, Ohio 2020 Winter Meeting: Auburn, Indiana 2020 Summer Show: Penfield, Illinois 2021 Winter Meeting: NEED A HOST 2021 Summer Show: LaGrange, Indiana 2024 Summer Show: Greenville, Ohio We need a host for the 2021 Winter Meeting.  If you would consider it, the board can give you help and ideas. We just need a place, preferably in  the winter or early spring.  The date is up to you.   The need is in 2021 & beyond. Please give Gary … [Read more...]

2019 Summer Show

Plan now to attend the B. F. Avery 2019 Summer Show in Ashland, Ohio.  Our family of tractors is the featured tractor for the ASHLAND COUNTY YESTERYEAR MACHINERY CLUB’S 27TH ANNUAL TRACTOR, ENGINE & EQUIPMENT SHOW July 6 & 7, 2019   See the flyer:  2019 Avery Summer Show flyer … [Read more...]

2019 Winter Meeting

B.F. Avery & Associates 2019 Winter Show March 9-10, 2019 Hosted By Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association 1590 E. Dutchman Blvd. Rodeo Park Apache Junction, Arizona B.F. Avery Collectors and Associates will be a guest of the Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association. This show will have many different kinds of tractors and engines to see. Check out the website and facebook page: https://aedgeta.org/  and https://www.facebook.com/AEDGETA Start planning now for a trip out west. Charles and Karen Cure are B.F. Avery members who want to share their Tractor … [Read more...]

IN REMEMBRANCE – Connie J. Lemmon

Connie J. Lemmon September 20, 1951 - April 1, 2014  Connie J. Lemmon, 62, of Camden passed away Tuesday (04/01/2014),in Winter Park, FL. She was born September 20, 1951, in Cape Girardeau, MO to Wilbur and Juliene (Schater) Hente and was a graduate of Sturgis High School. She was employed as a bookkeeper for Finnerman’s Farm & Garden in Centreville and was secretary/treasurer for the B.F. Avery Tractor Club. On September 15, 1995, she married Denton “Cork” Lemmon and he survives. Also surviving is one daughter, Ann Marie (Jon) Miller of Camden; one sister, Pamela McLaughlin of Ft. … [Read more...]

BF Avery Sales Video

Florence, Alabama - Back in my November 28th, 2013 post "BF Avery Sales Video & other musings", I promised to get the video's uploaded to the website, well I'm happy to report that I completed that task today. Here is the history on the filmstrips again just in case you missed it the first time around; At the last 2010  Spring show in Auburn, IN, Connie Lemmons was playing a VHS tape copy of a series of BF Avery filmstrips that were produced in 1941.  It was a selling tool that a BF Avery dealer would use to help sell the new BF Avery Tru-Draft outfit.  The tractor in the filmstrips … [Read more...]

MM Model BF Featured on US Farm Report

The US Farm Report airs Saturdays on The Agweb which is an internet news show covering the agricultural events of the week and is hosted by John Phillips. One of the features on the show is the spotlighting of antique tractors. The clip shown below features a Minneapolis Moline Model BF owned by Rick Kiser, of Oak Harbor, Washington.  As the clip explains, the Minneapolis Moline BF was produced by BF Avery in Louisville, KY after the two companies merged.  The BF was actually an existing tractor line that BF Avery had sold under the BF Avery Model R branding.  Minneapolis Moline actually … [Read more...]