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 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.
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.
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.
Rushville, Indiana (46173)
© 2017 Freese-Notis Weather
Quotes retrieved on February 28, 2017, 01:39:08 AM CST
Ag Market Commentary -
Corn futures were mostly 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 cents lower to start the week. US corn export inspections for the week ending 2/23 were 1,461,396 MTCotton -
Cotton futures ended the day mixed with the Dec17 contract 17 points higher, and the March17 contract down 45 points on the session. Cash salesLean Hogs -
Lean hog futures finished the day slightly higher. The CME Lean Hog Index for 2/23 was at $77.39, down 34 cents vs. 2/22. The USDA’s averageCattle -
Live cattle futures were up $1.625 in the front month, and 55 cents higher for April 17. Feeder futures were mostly at least $2 higher. Market dataWheat -
Wheat futures were sharply lower on the day after weekend precip helped some wheat growing areas, but Kansas didn't get much. US wheat exportSoybeans -
Soybean futures were mostly 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 cents lower. Bean meal and bean oil both settled lower on the session. Export inspections for soybeansFull commentary...
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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