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Beacon Ag Group, a department of Beacon Credit Union, a financial services company, is committed to the needs of agriculture. We employ creative approaches and old-fashioned personal service to help you determine the best solution for your needs. We strive to be your trusted provider for loans and crop insurance. At Beacon Ag, we are ag people serving ag people.

What's New at Beacon Ag?
What's New at Beacon Ag?

The November 2017 Revenue Management Update contains a report on the surprising USDA crop yields and raises two big questions for the ag outlook for late 2017 into 2018. 

The October 2017 Revenue Management Update features a recap of the latest USDA Crop Production & Supply/Demand reports, plus thoughts from Rich Morrison, a risk management analyst on managing risk in 2018.

The August 2017 Revenue Management Update provides a recent USDA Crop Production report (which includes some negative surprises) and tools that producers can use to manage price risk going forward, including revenue insurance. 

The July 2017 Revenue Management Update shows the market's reaction to recent USDA reports, and reviews possibilities for corn and soybean stocks going forward through matrixes. 

The June 2017 Revenue Management Update features crop WASDE reports for the month and information on corn/wheat managed funds. 

The May 2017 Revenue Management Update includes the first report of 2017-18 supply and demand estimates from the USDA. 

The April 2017 Revenue Management Update summarizes the latest USDA Supply/Demand Report, along with planting intentions and looks ahead to 2018 corn and soybean scenarios. 

The March 2017 Revenue Management Update provides a recap of recent market activity (including USDA) and highlights private, high-end coverages that can still be added after March 15th.

This February 2017 Revenue Management Update contains an explanation on markets' status, and quick thoughts on strategies for the year ahead.

This January 2017 Revenue Management Update provides an update on the January USDA crop report, including estimates on MYA prices and planted acres.

This December 2016 Revenue Management Update features add-on insurance programs for 2017, including Price, Revenue and Yield Select.

This November 2016 Revenue Management Update shows the updated state production estimates for corn and projections for 2017.

This October 2016 Revenue Management Update highlights the record soybean crop's continued growth and provides updated MYA prices that will be used to calculate PLC & ARC payments for 2016-17.

This September 2016 Revenue Management Update focuses on crop production estimates and provides the Market Year Average (MYA) prices for the previous crop year.

This August 2016 Revenue Management Update focuses on the USDA’s August crop production and supply/demand reports, specifically on the big increases in corn and soybean yields/production.

This July 2016 Revenue Management Update contains a summary of the USDA report and explains how Price Select is benefitting producers who used it in 2016.

Twelve Questions for Agriculture in 2016 

Beacon Ag Group announcement

 

Crop insurance policies have undergone name changes, along with some of their features. Let one of our agents bring you up to speed or click on the Crop Insurance tab in the upper right section of this page to read more.

Local farm operation, with ties to BAG, featured in the winter issue of Indiana Beef Magazine

 
Meet Adam Renbarger,
our Ag Loan Officer in 
Wabash

 

Further Resources
> Purdue Extension Office
> United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
> Indiana Beef Council
> Indiana Soybean Alliance
> Midwest Dairy Association
> farmdoc (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
> Indiana State Fair
> Purdue Women in Ag
Purdue Center for Commercial Ag

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Market Snapshot
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Quotes retrieved on November 20, 2017, 06:23:53 PM CST
Market Commentary
Cattle -

Live cattle futures ended the Monday session with losses of $1.20 to $1.75 following Friday’s bearishly construed Cattle on Feed report.

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures finished Monday with most contracts steady to $1.40 higher. The CME Lean Hog Index for 11/16 was down 55 cents to $65.42. The

Soybeans -

Soybean futures settled the day with fractional losses in the front months as back months were higher. December meal was up $1.60/ton, with nearby

Cotton -

Cotton futures were 68 to 159 points in the green on Monday, despite the US dollar rising 408 points. The afternoon Crop Progress report showed the

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed the Monday session with most contracts 1 to 2 cents in the green. Support came from feed demand shown in Friday’s Cattle

Wheat -

Wheat futures saw losses of 5 to 10 cents in most contracts today, as MPLS was the weakest. All wheat exports during the week ending November 16

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Diplodia has been found in Indiana corn fields. If you suspect you have any kind of mold or fungus issue in your corn, contact your crop insurance agent immediately to schedule documentation.

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