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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 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

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 Natalie McCain,
our Ag Loan Officer in 
Logansport (West)

 

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
Interactive Radar

Rushville, Indiana (46173)

Current Conditions: Cloudy
Temperature: 41°F Dew point: 20°F
Humidity: 42% Pressure: 30.13 in. Hg
Wind: 6 mph From: South

Forecast

Sunday

Hi: 46°
Lo: 36°
Monday

Hi: 50°
Lo: 43°
Tuesday

Hi: 66°
Lo: 54°
Wednesday

Hi: 61°
Lo: 32°
Thursday

Hi: 44°
Lo: 28°

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Market Snapshot
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on February 26, 2017, 10:28:28 PM CST
Market Commentary
Wheat -

Wheat futures were mixed on Friday. CHI was the weakest down 6 3/4 cents, followed by KC, down 4 cents. MPLS was the strongest, up 3/4 of a cent in

Soybeans -

Soybean futures finished Friday 1 3/4 to 2 cents higher, after dropping 19 cents/bushel(1.84%) on the week. March 17 soy meal futures were 50 cents

Corn -

Corn futures closed 4 1/4 cents lower on the week in the March17 contract. Most contracts finished the Friday session 1 1/2 cents lower. The CFTC

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed 4 1/4 cents lower on the week in the March17 contract. Most contracts finished the Friday session 1 1/2 cents lower. The CFTC

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled 40 to 58 points higher for the old crop contracts, with new crop contracts only slightly higher. The March 17 contracts

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures turned around on Friday to finish $1.45 higher in April 17, which netted a 3.89% loss over the week. The CME Lean Hog Index for

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Important Events
important events

FEBRUARY 2017

Feb 1
Miami County SWCD Annual Meeting, Peru

Feb 7
Jackson County Crop Production Workshop, Seymour

Feb 15
Grant County SWCD Annual Meeting, Upland

Feb 20
Beacon Offices closed in observance of President's Day

Feb 22-23
Women in Ag Annual Conference, Swan Lake Resort, Plymouth

Feb 23
Rush County SWCD and Extension Annual Meeting, Knightstown

Feb 24-26
Indiana Young Farmers Convention, Hotel Ft Wayne, Ft Wayne

Feb 27
Carroll County Ag Association Annual Meeting, Delphi UMC

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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