2017 Live Auction

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The 2017 NACD Live Auction will be held Monday, January 30, 2017 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Featuring auctioneer Johnny Regula, this year’s auction will be sure to draw your eye, with items spanning from hand-crafted quilts and freshwater pearls to corn and soybean seed, a John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle, or the use of Case IH tractors. Start saving up now; NACD’s Live Auction will be bigger and better than ever in 2017!

In years past, the live auction has raised more than $80,000 for NACD, all thanks to generous donations and support from our state, corporate, and individual sponsors.

The more that NACD can promote your donation, the higher the bids, so please include as much information as possible about your submission on your Auction Donation Form.

Shipping Information

To ship your auction items, please send packages clearly marked with the words “NACD Live Auction Item” to:

Colorado Department of Agriculture
Attention: Cindy Lair
305 Interlocken Parkway
Broomfield, CO 80021

All packages should be scheduled to arrive between January 18 and January 25, 2017 to ensure they will be included in the auction.

2017 Live Auction Items

case-ih-logoItems below donated by: Case IH
A special salute to Case I-H for their continued support of the NACD Live Auction. Case I-H has donated the use of 2 tractors, one row crop tractor and one HP 4WD tractor. Each tractor may be used for up to 200 hours with the hours to be split between conservation and educational work and work on the winning bidder’s operation.

Maxxum 135

The four-cylinder, 4.5L Maxxum 135 offers versatility and a smooth, comfortable ride while providing maxxum-135_1765_08-15-2169 peak engine hp and 110 PTO hp to get the job done.

Quick Specs
Engine: 4.5L Tier 4 B/Final with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)
Rated PTO HP: 110
Rated Engine HP: 135
Max Boosted HP: 169
Transmission- Base: 16 X 16 25 mph (40 kph) Semi-Powershift
Multicontroller and CVT Options: Yes/Yes

Tiger-Mate 255 Field Cultivatortiger-mate-255-magnum-340_gwsp-0886_04-16-2

Look to the Tiger-Mate 255 for the durability and Agronomic Design™ features you need to create a high-efficiency seedbed for more efficient planting and maximum yield.

Quick Specs
Frame Type: Single-fold, Double-fold
Working Width: 18.5 – 16.5 ft (5.6 – 18.4 m)
Shanks: Split-the-middle
Sweep pattern: 6 in shank spacing

Item below donated by: John Deere

Since its founding in 1837, John Deere has seen a great many changes in its business, its products, its services. Change always comes with opportunity. And Deere has always been ready and willing to embrace it. Yet, through it all, John Deere’s mission is still dedicated to those who are linked to the land – farmers and ranchers, landowners, builders, and loggers. And Deere has never outgrown, nor forgotten, its founder’s original core values. Those values determine the way we work, the quality we offer, and the unsurpassed treatment you get as a customer, investor, employee.

2017 Gator™ XUV590i Crossover Utility Vehicle

Additional options included – alloy wheels, power steering. Check out these videos to watch the Gator XUV590i in action.

boarbuster_spot_revised-4Item below donated by: W-W Livestock Systems
The BoarBuster is a research-based, cutting-edge trapping system developed as a solution for managing the nation’s exploding feral hog population.


The BoarBuster is a fully suspended feral hog trap that is activated with a cell phone or computer. The BoarBuster hog trap is a patented product, developed by research done at The Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

rice-agrimarketingItems below donated by: Rice Agrimarketing
Rice Agri-Marketing was founded by Jeff Rice in 2011. After a long and successful career with Miles Enterprises, Rice wanted to continue serving farmers in and around the Green River area. Jeff Rice has more than 30 years experience in crop marketing and consulting and a passion for innovation and serving agriculture.

3 units of Pfister Corn SeedPfister_Revised Logo_Horizontal_4C_no tagline

3 units of Pfister Soybean Seed

We have a different perspective from most seed companies when it comes to striking a balance between future technologies and the traits and genetics that are currently available. We think talking about tomorrow is fine, but isn’t it more important to get the most out of your field today? Thanks to our component strategy and relationship with Dow AgroSciences, you get the genetics, traits, technology, innovation, and support you need today, and the trust that you’ll have what you need tomorrow.

To find out more about products offered by Pfister Seeds, visit http://www.pfisterseeds.com/

3 units of Steyer Corn Seedsteyer_corporatelogo_cmyk3

3 units of Steyer Soybean Seed

With Steyer Seeds you have one name that offers as much genetic and trait-platform diversity as any other brand—meaning you have a single, dedicated seed advisor who can access all the best from Syngenta, Monsanto, Dow AgroSciences, Bayer, and others.

To find out more about products offered by Steyer Seeds visit their website: http://www.steyerseeds.com/

6 quarts of Kentucky farm-grown Canola Oil

Cover Crop Seed Display Casegreen-cover-seed

Donated by: Green Cover Seed

The case features 48 popular cover crop seed samples in a durable aluminum case.

Life on the Farm

Donated by: Beth Masonlife-on-the-farm

This quilt was made and donated by NACD staff member Beth Mason and features 32 farm related blocks. This is Beth’s third conservation quilt to donate to the NACD Live Auction. The quilt is queen sized and once again is a one-of-a-kind.

Three Bowflex EZ Pro Strapless Heart Rate Monitor Watches

Donated by: Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districtswatch

The auction donations from Ohio support an active lifestyle, with three Bowflex EZ Pro Strapless Heart Rate Monitor Watches.
The Bowflex EX Pro watch features heart rate, time, and stopwatch functions. In addition, it is water resistant to 100 feet while the EZ Pro Heart Rate Monitor comfortably rests on your wrist. Bidders have three colors to choose from, blue (pictured), black, and white.

Breast Cancer Awareness quilt

Donated by: South Dakota Association of Conservation Districtssdacd_star_quilt_breastcancer-3

Morning star quilts are a valued gift of the Lakota (Sioux) people often made for special events. This hand-stitched Lakota “owinja” morning star quilt incorporates the Breast Cancer Awareness pink ribbon and measures 72” by 85”.

Hand-painted mailboxesmailboxes-nd

Donated by: North Dakota Association of Conservation Districts

Receive your mail First Class with these hand-painted mailboxes! The box measure 8” wide by 10” high. Bidders will have their option to select the mailbox with their favorite tractor: Case I-H, John Deere, or Caterpillar.

Bison photographbison-photo

Donated by: Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts

This photo of a majestic bison was captured by Lacee Sims of Leather – N – Lace Photography in Evanston, Wyoming. Lacee is the wife of WACD President Shaun Sims.

Mississippi Cotton Boll Necklace and Earrings Setpearl-set

Donated by: Mississippi Association of Conservation Districts

The set features clusters of lustrous freshwater pearls suspended from sterling silver.

Chroma Camera Dronedrone-2

Donated by: Sentera

The ready-to-fly Chroma quadcopter includes 4K HD camera and is great for the hobbyist looking for an easy-to-fly platform. Out of the box, the unit will provide steady, crisp video and pictures.

Broken Star Quilt

Donated by: Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts

For more than a decade, the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts has been donating beautiful, hand-made Amish quilts. This year is no certainly no different – the Broken Star is a king-sized quilt in blue and white.

Silver Rope Necklace and Earrings Set

Donated by: Montana Association of Conservation Districts

This matching silver drop, triple-rope necklace and earrings set is from Montana Silversmiths.

Clifty Farms Country Ham

Donated by: Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts

Cured the old-fashioned, Tennessee way, Clifty Farm Country Hams have the most succulent, delivate flavor you’ll ever find. TACD will arrange for your 14 – 16 pound ham to be sliced and shipped directly to your home or other requested location.

Letterpress Prints

Donated by: Alabama Association of Conservation Districts

Alabama has donated two beautiful, blue floral letterpress prints, designed and printed in Montgomery.

Outdoor Adventure Package

Donated by: NACD (using American Express points)

Grab your gear and head to the great outdoors with a new cooler that is bear proof and keeps ice for days. The package includes a Yeti Tundra 35 (pictured), Yeti tumblers, and two camp chairs.

2017 Deer Hunt

Donated by: Safe Valley Outfitters and Kansas Association of Conservation Districts

This hunting package includes a 5 day firearm or bow hunt, with meals and lodging included, for one person.

GoPro Camera System

Donated by: Conservation Districts of Iowa, Michigan Association of Conservation Districts, and Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Never miss another action-packed adventure with a new GoPro Camera. A whole host of mounts and attachments ensure you can take your camera on any adventure.

Handmade Jewelry Box

Donated by: Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts

This beautiful handmade jewelry box mixes together a variety of woods to create a one-of-a-kind pattern.

Handmade quilt

Donated by: Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Handmade quilt

Donated by: Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Rhody Wool Blanket

Donated by: Rhode Island Association of Conservation Districts
Snuggle up in the Rhody Wool blanket and stay warm this winter!

Rhode Island Case of Wine

Donated by: Rhode Island Association of Conservation Districts
Invite friends and family over to enjoy this case of wine from the Greenvale Winery.

Henry H006CD3 Big Boy DLX ENG3 45 Long Colt

Donated by: NACD Officers and Executive Board
The Big Boy Deluxe Engraved 3rd Edition is reminiscent of the Henry rifle presented to Abraham Lincoln. The Big Boy Deluxe is crafted with an American Walnut stock. The solid brass receiver and barrel band feature graceful elegant scrollwork inspired by famed 19th century engraver Louis Nimschke. The traditional 20″ octagonal barrel is outfitted with classic fully adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sights with a reversible white diamond insert and a brass beaded front sight. Production of this rifle is limited to just 1000 units. It is an heirloom quality treasure sure to be carried and displayed with pride for years to come.

Missouri Wine Tasting

Donated by: Missouri Association of Conservation Districts
Case of wine includes bottles of both red and white wines from wineries across the state, including Balducci Vineyards, Pirtle Winery, Baltimore Bend Vineyard, Sand Creek Vineyard, Windy Wine Co., Wild Sun Winery, Van Till Family Farm Winery, Jowler Creek Vineyard & Winery, Chandler Hill Vineyards, Stone Hill Winery, Red Fox Winery, and Ladoga Ridge Winery.

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