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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?

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.

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 Ted Little,
our Ag Loan Officer in Marion


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 December 05, 2016, 08:28:19 AM CST
Market Commentary
Cattle -

Live cattle futures were sharply lower on Friday with most contracts losing more than $2. Dec16 was down 2.28% on the week.  Feeders were

Wheat -

Wheat futures are currently mixed from 2 1/2 cents lower in MPLS, to 2 cents higher in CBT contracts. The Dec16 Chicago contract posted a 16 cent

Soybeans -

Soybean futures are trading 12 1/4 to 13 1/2 cents higher this morning. The January contract lost a net 18 1/2  cents (-1.77%) last week. Dec16

Corn -

Corn futures are currently trading steady to slightly higher. Dec16 was up a nickel on Friday, but that contract still logged an 11 3/4 cent loss

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are currently trading steady to slightly higher. Dec16 was up a nickel on Friday, but that contract still logged an 11 3/4 cent loss

Cotton -

Cotton futures are trading 10 to 26 points higher this morning. The soon to expire Dec16 contract ended the week 67 points lower than a week ago.

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Important Events
important events


Dec 8-9
Indiana Farm Bureau State Convention @ Ft Wayne

Dec 10
Union County PARP Training & FFA Seed Auction @ Union Co High School

Dec 13-15
Indiana-Illinois Farm Show @ Indiana State Fairgrounds, Booth 198-199

Dec 26
Christmas observed - Beacon offices closed

See full events calendar...

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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