2020 Annual Meeting Live Auction

At this year’s auction all proceeds will go to the National Conservation Foundation (NCF), NACD’s sister organization, to support NCF’s work in identifying and advancing the next generation of conservation leaders through the NCF-Envirothon, NACD Stewardship and Education Programs, and the NCF-Next Generation Leadership Institute. NACD is now accepting donations for the auction! The deadline for all auction items to be included in the 2020 Live Auction booklet is Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Auction items will be accepted on site throughout the day on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. 2020 NCF LIVE AUCTION BOOKLET

Magnum™ 380 CVT Trac

A state-of-the-art CVX Drive transmission is standard on the Magnum™ 380 RowTrac. This versatile piece of equipment has front duals for maximum weight distribution and traction in any condition. With an 8.7 liter power plant that rates 380HP (315 at the PTO), this CaseIH workhorse can get the job done. The successful bidder on this tractor will have 149 hours of use.

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Magnum™ 310

The Magnum™ 310 is available in a four-wheeled configuration for traction and more power to the ground in any soil condition. As the successful bidder on the Magnum 310 you will have 149 hours of use on a tractor that produces 310HP with an 8.7 liter engine for 265HP at the PTO. This hard working tractor will make short work of your most difficult tasks.

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Maxxum® 150 

A successful bidder will have 149 hours of use on the 6-cylinder, 6.7-L Maxxum series 150 tractor. This versatile piece of machinery has the highest-horsepower in the Maxxum line and features a longer wheelbase and an improved turning radius plus additional lighting for nighttime operations. The engine is an efficient 6.7L Tier 4 B/Final with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) rated at 145HP with a max boosted HP of 175. The PTO rated HP is 125. The Semi-Powershift transmission on this versatile tractor is a 16 X 16 allowing for a speed of 25 mph.

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Utility Farmall® 120C 

Compact and maneuverable, yet powerful enough to handle any chore, the utility Farmall 120C gets the job done and the successful bidder will have 149 hours of use to get it done with. This agile tractor with a cab, front bucket, 3- Point Hitch Control and Power S Transmission has a gross HP rating of 117 and is rated 99HP at the PTO.

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John Deere Gator XUV590M

The John Deere Gator XUV590M is a trail-ready, hardworking utility vehicle ready for any task thrown at it.   Experience the powerful Gator utility vehicle from John Deere, offering great off-road performance and the ultimate in work capability. This crossover utility vehicle features power steering, Maxxis Bighorn Tires on alloy wheels, LED headlights and a roof. With balanced acceleration, productive top speed of over 45mph, and a quiet and comfortable operator station, this mid-sized Gator will be the perfect addition to your work and recreation needs.

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Utah John Deere Wall Art

This one of a kind, handmade wall art has an agriculture theme and is created from the tool chest of a 1918 John Deere sickle bar mower. It is sized right for either an accent or a focus piece in your home. Whether you are a fan of the green and yellow, or just collect folk art, this would be a beautiful addition to your collection.

Kansas Guided Pheasant Hunt

This is a two-day guided pheasant hunt for two people, hosted by Spillman Creek Lodge near Denmark, Kansas. The rich mix of prairie and farmland in the area is listed as one of the top pheasant hunting destinations in Kansas.  The hunt includes all meals and three nights lodging in one of Spillman Creek’s comfortable and down home style lodges.  Your guide for the hunt will be none other than Dan Meyerhoff, Kansas Association of Conservation Districts Executive Director.

Florida Sunshine Basket

This charming, hand-made basket is filled with Florida’s finest, juicy-sweet, seedless Navel Oranges and plump Ruby Red Grapefruit. The fruits are lovingly hand-packed with a generous helping of strawberry bon-bon candies. This Sunshine State package also includes jars of honey, orange marmalade and scrumptious coconut patties.

Florida Citrus Grove Basket

A beautiful gift basket full of old fashioned goodness! Over 23 pounds of your choice of mouthwatering Indian River Oranges and Ruby Red Grapefruit. Your selections will be hand packed into an authentic grove basket just like the ones used to harvest with. Once you have eaten all of the fruit, you can use the basket to add class and charm to your home.

Mississippi Hand Carved Wooden Bowl

This hand carved and hand painted wooden bowl was crafted in Mississippi by local Hernando artist, Stephanie Diffee. It features a blue sky, green grass and a freshly tilled field lying next to a country church house. This one of a kind piece would add color and charm to any room in your house.

Kentucky OZ Tyler Gift Package

This wonderful Kentucky Proud Gift Package comes to you from the OZ Tyler Kentucky Bourbon Company. The feature item in this package is a custom made whiskey barrel-head sign that can be emblazoned with your family, farm or ranch name. It also includes bottles of bourbon and rye whisky as well as other OZ Tyler branded items.

Missouri iPad

Step into the 21st century with an Apple iPad. This is the latest model with a 10.2-inch retina display and A10 Fusion chip. The touch ID fingerprint sensor allows for solid security. The 8MP back camera as well as the 1.2MP FaceTime HD front camera will have you looking like a star. The unit is complete with stereo speakers, Wi-Fi and Gigabit-class LTE cellular data. Up to 10 hours of battery life and the lightning connector for charging and accessories will keep you on the go.  Support for Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil included.

Pennsylvania Quilt

Be ready for those cold winter nights or just add style and comfort to your bedroom with this beautiful Queen size, Log Cabin Star pattern Amish quilt. This one-of-a-kind quilt is hand-made in Lancaster County, Pa. Add some old world charm to your house.

Wyoming Rein and Head Stall Set

Have your heroes always been cowboys? Should you have BEEN a cowboy or cowgirl? Now you can ride in style with this hand-hitched horsehair rein and braided horsehair head stall. The set was made by Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts board member Shanon Sims and his wife Melinda from Rock Creek Horse Hair. The Sims family are also NACD Soil Health Champions. The rein and head stall has beautiful woven-in colors and an Eggbutt Snaffle with copper tongue roller.

South Carolina Quilt #2 the TOBIN

Experience the softness and strength of the highest quality Woodard Farms cotton, which is cultivated and crafted in the Carolinas. This 100 percent ring spun cotton throw blanket is 50 x 70 inches. The quilt has all natural colors, no dyes or chemicals. The TOBIN quilt is a classic design – jacquard woven with a simple, but timeless herringbone pattern with fringe surrounding each side.

Amazon Echo (2nd Generation)

Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service to play music, ask questions, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more–instantly. All you have to do is ask.

DJI – Mavic 2 Pro Quadcopter with Remote Controller – Gray

Take amazing aerial photos and videos with this DJI Mavic 2 Pro aircraft. It has a powerful 1-inch CMOS sensor to capture 20-megapixel 4K images and an adjustable-aperture lens for clear footage in various lighting situations. This DJI Mavic 2 Pro aircraft has 8GB of internal storage and supports microSD cards up to 128GB.

Apple iPad Air – 64GB

Power isn’t just for the pros. iPad Air brings more of our most powerful technologies to more people than ever. The A12 Bionic chip with Neural Engine. A 10.5-inch Retina display with True Tone. Support for Apple Pencil and the smart Keyboard. And at just one pound and 6.1mm thin, carrying all that power is effortless.

South Carolina Quilt #1 the TATE

Woven from locally grown upland cotton harvested from Woodard Farms, a family farm in Darlington, S.C. The most excellent fibers are selected from their crop to be ginned, spun, plied and woven – all within a 500 mile round trip journey back to the farm. The TATE is an original design – jacquard woven with a thick basket weave and simple border at the long ends with fringe surrounding each side.

National Agriculture in the Classroom

If you imagine the Earth as an apple you can use this large, 18″X 18″ model to demonstrate the distribution of the Earth’s precious water and land resources. Designed for use in or out of the classroom, the model has two layers of durable styrene board with a handle on the back of the bottom layer. The top layer is cut into sections and held to the bottom layer by magnets. Remove the top layer of the apple to reveal the image underneath. Conservation education is the key to helping future generations understand their natural resource stewardship roles.

Oregon Pendleton National Park Blanket

This National Park blanket is one of Pendleton’s top-sellers. It is an American-made, 54″ x 76″, 100% pure virgin wool throw blanket and pays homage to Grand Canyon National Park. The colors evoke red rocks beneath a deep blue sky. Dyed, woven and hand-finished in Oregon’s Pacific Northwest mills.

Idaho Handmade Bandana Pillows

Comfortable and adorable, these charming red bandana accent pillows will give your home that rustic country feel! Each hand made pillow measures 18″X18″ and features the bandana pattern on front and back.

Blue Nest Beef and Dennis Hoyle

Feed your family and friends the best! Blue Nest Beef ships hormone and antibiotic free, grass fed beef from Audubon Certified Bird-Friendly managed land direct to consumers.  Included in this package is one 12-14 lbs. Flyway Beef Bundle box, and one 10lbs. Prairie Ground box.  It will be shipped frozen, to arrive at the door of the successful bidder.

National Wild Turkey Federation

The “Spring Ritual” Limited Edition turkey sculpture by renowned artist Greg O’Neal, brings the wild places inside your home. This 12”X15” sculpture captures the split second before this gobbler seems ready to fly down and start his day.

Tennessee Clifty Hams X2

Enjoy the most succulent Tennessee cured country ham, fully cooked and ready to eat. Fully cooked boneless ham centers are cured with our simple salt & sugar mix and hung in the Clifty aging rooms for over 90 days to guarantee the best flavor. For this ham, the hock and skin has been removed, leaving you with only the best parts.

Georgia Products Basket

Only good things come from Georgia. Georgia Grown is a brand with deep roots in sustainability, quality and integrity.  This Georgia Grown gift basket is filled with artisan Georgia Grown staples such as peanuts, honey, coffee, sauces and more! Enjoy a little bit of the south, wherever you are from.

Washington Coffee

Put a little more into your morning cup. This coffee is roasted in Olympia, WA by Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters, one of the most well-regarded specialty coffee companies in America. They have been roasting beans since 1986. In this package is one pound of robust and one pound of decaf.

Ohio Kate Spade Tote and Bag

It’s all about sparkle and style. Get both with this designer tote and bag combo from New York designer Kate Spade. They are great for a night on the big town or … just jazz up your trip to the grocery store.

NACD Executive Board Henry Rifle

The West may have been tamed and fenced long ago, but its unbridled spirit lives on in this line of traditional big-bore Henry rifles. This Henry Big Boy Classic in .357 Magnum has Missouri walnut stocks and a high polish on the cast brass receiver. The traditional 20″ octagonal barrel is outfitted with a classic fully adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight with a reversible white diamond insert and a brass beaded front sight. The tubular magazine tops off at 10 rounds.

2020 Shotgun of the Year – Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus – B2081

The Beretta A400 Xtreme Plus is the 2020 Ducks Unlimited gun of the year! This beautiful 12 gauge shotgun shows Beretta’s mastery in the manufacturing of firearms with its silver receiver, Ducks Unlimited exclusive oil-finished walnut stock and gold inlaid waterfowl scene featuring the DU logo. This unique shotgun also has 28” highly polished blued barrels with interchangeable chokes and will fire 2 3/4”,3” and 3 1/2” shells. Own a piece of Ducks Unlimited history.

Bear With Cub Sculpture

The detailed “Keep Up”… Bear with Cub wildlife sculpture from the Marc Pierce Signature Collection is meticulously handcrafted by Big Sky Carvers artists. This 11.25 in. wide sculpture is based on founder Marc Pierce’s own life experiences in the outdoors. Cast in a proprietary blend of fine resins, this beautiful art piece is finished with hand-applied patinas and metallic paint that accent the fine details of the sculpture.

Connecticut Cutting Board

This beautiful cutting board is made from Connecticut-grown cherry and maple and engraved with the NACD logo. Including a matching cheese and slicing board, you won’t want to miss showing this off at your next dinner party! Handrafted by Jeff Folger, CACD Secretary Treasurer. 

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