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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, crop insurance and equipment leasing. At Beacon Ag, we are ag people serving ag people.

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

The May 2017 Revenue Management Update includes the first report of 2017-18 supply and demad 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 Cindy Rash,
our Ag Loan Officer in 
Plymouth

 

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
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on May 24, 2017, 08:40:19 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are trading 1 to 2 cents higher this morning after closing 2 1/2 to 5 ½ cents lower on Turnaround Tuesday. The dollar was

Cotton -

Cotton futures are trading 24 to 91 points higher after they settled 50 to 117 points lower on Tuesday with a higher US dollar and continuing

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures were mixed on Tuesday, with June 80 cents higher and July down 2.5 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index for 5/19 was up another 44 cents

Cattle -

Live cattle futures ended Tuesday mostly lower, with June down 85 cents. Feeder cattle futures were steady to $1.275 lower, as May expires on

Wheat -

Wheat futures are steady to a penny higher this morning in all three markets. They settled 4 3/4 to 5 1/2 cents lower in the nearby contracts on

Soybeans -

Soybean futures are currently close to UNCH after being mostly 6 to 8 1/4 cents lower on Tuesday. Preliminary open interest rose only 1,233

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Crops in Your Area
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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