Team FIN farmers find virtual rain gauge, alert for backing up, and more at National Farm Machinery Show - Part 2


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Farmers Scott and Clark McPheeters find plenty of useful equipment for farming on the exhibit floor of the 2012 National Farm Machinery Show. In the second part of this video series, the McPheeters uncover an anhydrous metering system from Maxquip that ranges in price from $8,000 to $22,000. Call 800/667-5886 or visit

The team liked the alert system called Sure Stop for backing up grain trailers. The system is available from S.I. Distributing Inc. and retails for about $599. Call 800/368-7773, or visit

The McPheeters were interested in the virtual rain gauge from At a cost of $10/month, the McPheeters can receive a daily report of precipitation. Call 877/334-8520 or visit

The last product they found was the swivel drawer storage units built by Swivel Storage Solutions. These hefty drawers swivel out for easy access. Cost ranges from $300 to $500/linear foot. Call 888/979-4835 or visit

The McPheeters operate a commercial farm near Gothenburg, Neb., and have tested new equipment and led seminars at the show for Farm Industry News for many years. Visit Part 1 at

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