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									Online auction item description list: - DRAFT AS OF 30-JULY-2007 3:00PM 1-Fayette County Golf Outing Auction Runs: August 15-25 –2 photos Bid for the chance to play golf with Bill Dohrman, Iowa 4-H Foundation Board member and Mayor of the beautiful northeast Iowa city of Fayette. Up to four people can play 18 holes of golf on the exciting and challenging Big Rock Country Club 18 hole course located next to Fayette’s Scenic Volga River and the 5000 acre State owned Volga River Recreation Area. After approximately 4 to 4 and a half hours of golf, enjoy a Kansas City Style BBQ with tantalizing smoked pork loin, pork ribs, turkey and all the trimmings. Whether it’s lunch or dinner depends on the time you begin golfing. The BBQ will be prepared by an Iowa State Fair Cookout King winner/Kansas City BBW Society Certified Master Judge. An additional KCBS Judge will be on hand to assist and put out fires. If there is time to spare, tours of the VRRA and/or the Upper Iowa University’s beautiful Main Campus will be available. So play golf and kick back and enjoy the hospitality of Fayette County, Iowa and the city of Fayette! Date is negotiable. Item Market Value: $400 2-Fayette County Fishing Trip/Outing Auction Runs: August 12-22 – 2 photos Bid on a one day locally guided fishing trip on the streams of Fayette County. These streams have been rated by Cedar Rapids Gazette’s Orlan Love as being among the top smallmouth bass streams in Iowa. Winning bidders can experience their choice of either fishing for smallmouth bass on the picturesque Volga River between Wadena and Fayette, fishing for smallmouth bass and walleye on the scenic Turkey River between Eldorado and Clermont, or trout fishing on Glover’s or Otter Creeks near West Union or Grannis Creek near Fayette. DNR Surveys have indicated natural reproduction of Brown Trout is taking place in these streams. Large broad size non-stocked Brown trout have survived many years without being caught by anglers. Stocked trout are plentiful. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Canoes will be provided. Buyers can bring Waders or Kayaks if they wish. This trip is for one adult and one youth. If the bid goes over $300, an additional adult and youth will be accepted. Date is negotiable and depends on river conditions. Item Market Value: $300 3-Featherlite Leather Jacket Auction Runs: August 9-19 4-Farm Bureau Gift Basket Auction Runs: August 12-22 -2 photos An Iowa Farm Bureau Gift basket includes a 1940 Chevy truck bank and two miniature farm scenes made for the Iowa Farm Bureau Foundation by SpecCast, a stadium blanket, umbrella, flashlight and a foldup cloth bag handy enough to keep in your purse or glove compartment.

Market value: $115 Suggested Minimum: $50 5-John Deere Collectible Train Set – 4 photos Auction Runs: August 12-22 6-Summit County, Colorado Vacation Package – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 11-21 You’ll enjoy five days/four nights in a beautiful patio home in Frisco, Colorado. Located in the heart of Summit County, you’ll be an easy 15-minute drive from Keystone, Arapahoe, Copper Mountain, and Breckenridge downhill and cross-country ski areas or just 35 minutes from Vail and Beaver Creek ski and golf areas. Summer entertainment includes biking, fishing, sailing, kayaking, and rafting. Shopping more your style? You’re only 10 minutes away from Silverthorne and factory outlet stores. The patio home includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a family room, full kitchen, gas fireplace, three decks with Rocky Mountain view and gas grill, and access to clubhouse swimming pool, sauna, hot tubs, laundry facilities, racquetball court, and outdoor tennis court. You can’t pass up this amazing vacation opportunity! The home is no smoking, and youth groups are not allowed unless adults are with. Your choice of days, as available, from November 1st- December 15th, 2007 or January 10th – February 10th, 2008. Minimum Bid: $250 7-Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad Tickets (8) – 3 photos Auction Runs: August 10-20 Bid today on 8 tickets to the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad. The railroad, which began in 1892, is a fun time for all ages. Take the whole family and friends on the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad with these 8 tickets. It’s sure to be a great ride! Item Market Value: $112 8-Clay County Fair Carnival Package – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 9-19 This carnival package includes two 2007 Clay County Fair gate admission tickets, a one day parking pass for the 4-H parking lot on the fairgrounds, two all-day passes for Merriam’s Midway Carnival, two chop or loin dinners at the Iowa Chop Shop Restaurant, and a 4-H bear stuffed animal. Market value: $70 Minimum Bid: $50 9-Clay County Fair Grandstand Package – 2 photos Auction Runs: August 9-19

This grandstand package includes 2 Clay County Fair gate admission tickets, 2 great Grandstand tickets to the Friday, September 14,2007 Grandstand show with Sara Evans and Keith Anderson, a print titled, “The Good Life…Clay County Fair,” painted be A Baedke-Plucker, 2 steak dinners at the Clay County Cattlemen’s Branding Iron Restaurant, and 2 Skyride passes. Market value: $116 Minimum bid: $100 10-Westgate Lakes Resort Package- Orlando, Florida – 3 photos Auction Runs: August 11-21 Spend seven days and nights at the Five Star Westgate Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida. You will enjoy deluxe accommodations in this 2 bedroom plus 1 bedroom lockout, as well as 3 bathrooms, 2 kitchens and double Jacuzzis. Located on scenic lake just minutes from Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando, and Sea World, it’s sure to be a great time for you to getaway, or bring the kids along for added fun. This package includes your choice of any week through____________, excluding Christmas and New Year Holidays. Check out the resort at Value- $1,900-2,500, Minimum Bid- $1,500 11-2007 NASCAR Race Package – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 10-20 Experience a great weekend NASCAR package where you’ll have the chance to enjoy great hospitality with race day tickets for two people in a special reserved section, infield passes, a pit tour, day-long access to the DuPont hospitality tent with complimentary food and beverage, a special Race Package, and a special appearance by Jeff Gordon. Race is September 30, 2007 in Kansas City. Value- $1,700 12,13, 14,15-Emmet County 4-H Print X 4! – 1 photo(works for all 4 items) Auction Runs: August 9-19 Auction Runs: August 11-21 Auction Runs: August 29-September 8 Auction Runs: September 6-16 Purchase a limited edition lithography collector print by the Emmet County 4-H Foundation. Speltz Studio of Wildlife was commissioned to paint a collector’s picture depicting a rural setting which showcases many 4-H projects. For this original, a low number of regular edition prints and artist proofs will be available. The image is 10” x 15”. Item number 12 includes a 16” x 20” size frame with matting. 16-Original artwork by Professional Artist Ellen Wagener – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 15-25

Up for auction is artwork by Clinton County 4-H alum and professional artist, Ellen Wagener of Scottsdale, AZ. This original auction piece is sure to please. Wagener’s landscape artistry is well known in contemporary circles, and her work can be seen in galleries from Phoenix to New York. Bid on this gorgeous piece of art today! 17- N/A 18-Marina Inn Hotel Package- Sioux City – 2 photos Auction Runs: August 15-25 Winning bidder will enjoy a one night stay in the Sioux City, Iowa Marina Inn. The Marina Inn & Conference Center is the ideal choice for Sioux City Hotels, located just on the banks of the Missouri River. It’s just minutes from downtown Sioux City, and has a reputation of being the best hotel in the region. You will enjoy an evening in the Ambassador Suite, which includes 2 rooms, a big screen TV, and an enjoyable view of the river. Market Value: $300 19-Blue topaz pendant, neck chain, and tarnish cleaner. Auction Runs: August 12-22 20-John Deere Pedal Riding Tractor & package- Black Hawk County Auction Runs: August 15-25 Young farmer starter kit. Help plant the seeds of farming’s future. Kit includes new John Deere pedal tractor (heavy duty molded plastic) and Osh Kosh striped farmer bibs and 2 hats…one baseball cap for modern high speed farmers and one Amish straw hat for organic farmers. Minimum Bid: $125 21-30 Bushel Creep Feeder from Bazooka, Inc, Washington, Iowa Auction Runs: August 15-25 22-Iowa Agricultural Yearbook Package – 2 photos Auction Runs: August 29-September 8 Are you interested in history and/or agriculture? If so, this package of items is for you. Iowa Agricultural Yearbooks 1901, 1903, 1913, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952-53, 1954-55, and 1967-68. The books will give you a chance to explore the historical changes in Iowa Agriculture. The books share annual reports from Iowa Swine Breeder Association, Iowa State Dairy Association, Iowa Corn Breeders, Improved Stock Breeders Association and much more. Also with this collection are three Iowa Official Registers for the years 1963-64, 1967-68, and 1971-72. These are known as the red jackets as the covers are red. Check these out for your historical perspective on the state of Iowa legislative happenings, people and places of interest. 23-Davis County Spring Turkey Hunting Trip – 2 photos Auction Runs: August 10-20

This three day Spring Turkey Hunt in Davis County, Iowa includes meals, lodging, and a fully guided turkey hunt. Includes residence, and a Missouri or Iowa resident turkey license. Other state residents must purchase their own out of state tag. Can accommodate either bow hunters or shotgun hunters. Sure to be a great three days of hunting! Market Value: $720 24-Metal Bench (2) NO LONGER DONATING! 25-Bull Semen Auction Runs: August 10-20 #1 type Holstein Sire in the United States #5 in the world for TPI 91H04489 Muranda BWM Leader-ET #130977203 +1770M +.01% +66F -.03% +45P 84%REL +1871 TPI +3.74 Type +2.14 Udder Comp. +3.46 Foot & Leg Composite Selling is 10 united of Leader Semen Suggested Retail Price: $500 Will only sell in package of ten straws; delivery included in the price 26-Boar Semen- Cambridge, Iowa, value $300 Auction Runs: August 9-19 Up to 4 doses of boar semen from any boar owned by Swine Genetics International of Cambridge, Iowa, maximum value of $300. The boar is SGI 955 Go’ in Mad. 27-4 Suite passes to the Iowa Speedway- winning bidders choice of 2008 race – 3 photos Auction Runs: August 15-25 28-2007 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Auction Runs: August 7-17 This 2007 Volkswagen Beetle is a convertible, great for that warm summer evening. The vehicle includes leatherette interior, automatic transmission, keyless entry, 16 inch alloy wheels, cruise control, and an in-dash CD player. 29-John Deere Collectible Tractor Auction Runs: August 11-21 30-Uniquely sculptured wooden bowl by Lauren Cory of New London, Iowa – 2 photos Auction Runs: August 10-20 31-4-H Foundation Bear Set Auction Runs: August 9-19 32-Artwork from 4-H Foundation- used as raffle item in the past Auction Runs: August 29-September 8 33-Harvester Golf Club Package Auction Runs: August 10-20

Experience Iowa’s #1 Ranked Golf Course. Play 4 Rounds of golf at The Harvester Golf Club, located 30 minutes northeast of downtown Des Moines on Highway 330. The rounds include use of a golf cart, as well as use of the practice range. Check out more about the golf course at, don’t let this item get away! Market value: $320 Minimum Selling: $200 34-Reproduction Oil Painting- “Beautiful Imperfections” – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 10-20 Painted by Ashley Dull, this beautiful oil painting features berries found in Minneapolis. The description by the artist reads: These berries are crabapples, found in Lydale Park, Minneapolis. I was drawn into their beautiful imperfections, and was fascinated how the sunlight hit the berries, making them glow. 35-Reproduction Oil Painting- “Aster” – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 12-22 Painted by Ashley Dull, this beautiful oil painting features black-eyed susans found in the garden of an Iowa farm. The description by the artist reads: Found in Postville, Iowa, these black-eyed susans are a part of my parents beautiful pond and flower gardens that are enjoyed on the farm. 36, 37, 38, 39-Wood-fired pottery & cookbook X 4 ! – 1 photo for each item Auction Runs: August 9-19 Auction Runs: August 15-25 Auction Runs: August 29-September 8 Auction Runs: September 6-16 In celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Allamakee County Fair, the Allamakee County Fair Board engaged local artists, Hallie Hite, and Nate Evans to create limited edition wood-fired pottery items. Each pottery item has a slight color variance due to several days of heat in a wood-fired kiln. The year and “ALLAMAKKEE COUNTY FAIR” is stamped on each item, plus each item is individually numbered. In 2004, the artists crafted a one-of-a-kind pottery bowl. In 2005, the tumbler was added to the collection. Lastly, in 2006, a handcrafter plate was created. Also, to commemorate the 150th Anniversary, the Blue Ribbon Recipe cookbook was constructed. This cookbook has hundreds of blue ribbon recipes submitted by present and former Allamakee County 4-H Members. 40-BBQ Catering from Master Griller Auction Runs: August 11-21 Located in Earlham, IA, you will enjoy one of Iowa’s finest caterers, using only the best Iowa meat. Up for auction is catering for 50 people within 75 miles of Des Moines. Valid until August 31, 2008.

41- Basketball signed by 2006 Iowa State Men’s Basketball Team Auction Runs: August 9-19 42-Rural Cedar Valley Bed & Breakfast Package Auction Runs: August 11-21 Bed and Breakfast for two at Dale and Marty Port’s residence in rural Cedar Valley overlooking the Shell Rock River and West Fort Cedar River at the juncture with the main branch of the Cedar River (the area is called Turkey Foot and was a former Indian camp site). The bed and breakfast will be in a very contemporary home and combined into a package with round(s) of golf in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area at Beaver Hill Country Club (considered one of the top 10 courses in Iowa), and/or Waverly Municipal Golf Course (voted top course in Iowa), and/or Harvestor Golf Course between Marshalltown and Des Moines. Beaver Hills is 10 minutes away, Harvestor Golf Course is 1 ½ hours away near Marshalltown, and Waverly Municipal Golf Course is 15 minutes away. All are considered outstanding golf courses in the heart of the Heartland. Minimum bid: $300, including two playing courses 43- N/A 44- N/A 45- Livestock Feed – 1 photo Auction Runs: August 19-29 This auction item is for $500.00’s worth of Dekalb Feeds nutrition products. It could be used for Show feed or Swine feeds, Cattle supplements or balancers. The buyers chosen item(s) can be taken in bag or bulk. Buyer is responsible for pick up or can pay for delivery. (Located in Homestead, IA) Market Value: $500, Minimum Bid: $350 46- Signed artist’s proof entitled “Woodbury County: An Iowa 4-H Heritage Quilt.” Auction Runs: August 10-20 This 4-H Quilt Print is an artist’s proof with 26 different quilt patterns laid out in a grid pattern with three larger quilt patterns in the center. Framed in a German silver colored frame with a white matte, and Plexiglas used for glazing. Carol Faber is the artist, and the print is 30” w x 16” h. Including the frame and matte size- 34” w x 20” h. Market Value: $700 Minimum Bid: $500 47- Weekend Package for 4 in Cedar Falls and “Fall Fest” at Heritage Farms – 3 photos Auction Runs: August 19-29 Four tickets to “Fall Fest” Heritage Farms near Hudson, Iowa on October 6th and a one night stay at AmericInn in Cedar Falls in a room for 4 (2 queen beds), a hot tub in the room, and swimming pool. Imagine a unique step back in time with nostalgic

exhilaration of the bygone era. The Heritage Farms tickets will include a day at the farm, hay rack ride pulled by Percheron horses, pumpkin pickin’, potato diggin’, corn pickin’, and even a corn maze. A 100 year old barn houses farm animals for the kids to pet, hayloft, horse & pony rides, corn wagon, hay maze and corn shuckin. It is a fun filled day of activities for the whole family.
Minimum bid of $150. 48-Livestock Feed

Auction Runs: August 9-19 1 ton (40 bags) of 34% Baby Beef all natural cattle supplement. Feed will be from Kale Causemaker Commercial Livestock Feed. High bidder will receive a coupon to redeem at a local Kent or Evergreen dealer. Value: $400
49-Digital Card Assortment by 4-Hers Plus Personalized Greeting Card Package

– 6 photos Auction Runs: August 12-22
Grover Girls Galleria of Cresco, Iowa, has created an assortment of 50 greeting cards with envelopes fit for most occasions. Color, black and white, sepia, and creative coloring are included in the variety. Some cards have messages within while others do not. Additionally, the GGG will provide the winning bidder with a personalized service package. The GGG will turn the bidder's choice of personal digital photos into greeting cards per the bidder's instructions. Up to 25 cards will be created for the bidder (envelopes included). The Grover Girls Galeria creates natural looking cards using cardstock and easy to read font (should messages be of interest to the bidder). The assortment of cards (some of which are shown in the photos on this site) are part of a 4-H Iowa State Fair Exhibit this month. Look for the exhibit at the state fair! Market Value: $125

50- Show pig package from ADM Moorman’s Auction Runs: August 19-29 Up for auction are the following items together as a package. They will be shipped to your home from the supplier.
11148 MoorMan’s ShowTec Starter/Grower LN/FBZ (1 bag) ® ® 11273 Moorman’s ShowTec Starter/Grower TY (5 bags) ® ® 11278 MoorMan’s ShowTec Developer TY (7 bags) ® ® 11102 MoorMan’s ShowTec Lean Maximizer (1 bucket) ® ® 10200 MoorMan’s ShowTec Pig Navigator (1 bucket) ® ® TM 12111 MoorMan’s ShowTec MoorBody (1 bag) ® 2 ShowTec Towels ® 5 ShowTec Measuring Cups ® 1 ShowTec Show Pipe Market Value: $312 51-Davis Farm Bed and Breakfast- Corning, Iowa
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Auction Runs: August 10-20 52- Bike by Dasani Water Auction Runs: August 10-20. 53-ISU/Iowa Football Tailgate Dinner for 20

Auction Runs: August 9-19 Up for auction is tailgate food for 20 people on September 15, 2007. The meal will come fully prepared to your tailgate site in Ames by Meadow Valley BBQ Co. The menu will include sliced brisket, pulled pork, BBQ beans, coleslaw, buns, sugar cookies, condiments, and paper service. Meadow Valley BBQ features award winning food. They have won such as the 2006 Iowa Brisket Team of the Year, the 2006 Kansas City Barbecue Society 8th national Team of the Year for Pork Shoulder, and the 2006 BarbeQlossal 1st Place winner for Pork Shoulder, among many other awards. Donated by Lois Hunt. 54-Farmstar 20 Bushel Feeder with Pen Auction Runs: August 10-20 Farmstar 20 Bushel Cattle/Calf feeder with pen. Includes built-in rain protection, and is painted inside and out with a yellow & red coloration. Holds 500 pounds of feed, and has a capacity of 19 head of cattle. Feed pan size is 4’ x 11”. Donated by Eldon C. Stutsman, Inc. 55-Pride of Jackson County Basket Auction Runs: August 11-21 56-Bull Semen Auction Runs: August 12-22 #22 Holstein Sire in the World for TPI 6H1109 TEC-MARTINIEGA ALINO +1941M +.04% +81F +.00% +59P 74%REL +1778 TPI +2.10 TYPE +0.97 UDDER COMP. +1.25 Foot & Leg Composite Descendent from Great Iowa Cow Family of Ernlo Cinderela Eight Generation of VG or Excellent Cows Selling is 10 unites of AlinoSemen, with a suggested retail price of $360. Will only sell in package of ten straws, and delivery is included in the purchase price. 52 Confirmed – (Item 17, 24, 43, and 44 are NO’s)

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