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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 Midwest Ag?
What's New at Beacon Ag?

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.

This June 2016 Revenue Management Update contains a report on the recent wheat and soybean crop impact.

This May 2016 Revenue Management Update features a summary of the May USDA crop report and an update on managed funds.

This April 2016 Revenue Management Update features information about new farm programs, ARC & PLC.

This March 2016 Revenue Management Update contains information about DCIS’ new crop insurance programs, Revenue & Yield Select.

This February 2016 Revenue Management Update contains information about the USDA and DCIS’ Price Select program.

Twelve Questions for Agriculture in 2016

This January 2016 Revenue Management Update is a review of the month's USDA reports, including updated Market Year Average prices estimates, and an optimistic outlook for 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 Craig Hanna,
our Ag Loan Officer in Logansport (East)

 

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

Local Weather
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Rushville, Indiana (46173)

Current Conditions: Clear
Temperature: 70°F Dew point: 67°F
Humidity: 90% Pressure: 30.19 in. Hg
Wind: 3 mph From: East

Forecast

Tuesday

Hi: 88°
Lo: 68°
Wednesday

Hi: 87°
Lo: 68°
Thursday

Hi: 83°
Lo: 61°
Friday

Hi: 77°
Lo: 57°
Saturday

Hi: 77°
Lo: 56°

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Market Snapshot
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on August 30, 2016, 04:00:40 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Corn -

Corn futures settled mostly 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cents lower on the session, with most contracts logging new life of contract lows.  The sell off

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures settled mostly 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 cents lower on the session, with most contracts logging new life of contract lows.  The sell off

Cotton -

Cotton futures slipped another 108 points in the December contract during the Monday session.  Perceptions of a stronger US Dollar Index going

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures were mixed on the day with October a nickel higher, and December futures down 30 cents. The CME Lean Hog index for 8/25 was $66.90,

Cattle -

Live cattle futures finished the day mixed with August 40 cents higher, but October and December each down more than a dollar on the session.

Wheat -

Wheat futures slid lower again today with the CHI and KC contracts posting double digit losses, and MGE contracts losing a few more cents on the

Full commentary...
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Important Events
important events

AUGUST 2016

Aug 3
Ag Appreciation Day, New Haven

Aug 4-20
Indiana State Fair, Indianapolis

Aug 25
NEPAC Field Day, Huntington

See full events calendar...

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