The Antique Farm Equipment Expo, Inc., an organization of antique farm tractor and machinery collectors, will again host the World's Expo of 0, Iowa, June 28-July 1, 2001.
The Expo is planned to be the largest antique farm tractor and equipment show in the U.S. Over 2,000 antique tractors and implements are expected during the four day exposition.
For the first time, the Expo will host the official 2001 National Plowing Contest sanctioned by the USA Plowing Organization, 'We are expecting plowing competitors from all parts of the United States. This national plowing competition should add an interesting new activity to the Expo,' said manager, Lyle Kreps.
'We are also honored to have been chosen to host the National Convention of B. F. Avery collectors. We expect a display of 50 to 100 B.F. Averys at the Expo.' Kreps said.
Other scheduled events include: a mini tractor pull, gas engines, field demonstrations, pioneer crafts, antique tractor and implement auction, antique lawn and garden tractor display, steam tractors, ladies events, tractor parades, scale model displays, children's events, restoration clinics.
Proceeds from the Expo will be used for the promotion of the preservation and restoration of farm tractors and equipment.
The Expo address is P.O. Box 199, 5870 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, Iowa, or call (515) 727-1369 for entry forms and more details or contact our website: www. tractorexpo. com