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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 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

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: 54°F Dew point: 54°F
Humidity: 100% Pressure: 30.02 in. Hg
Wind: 12 mph From: Northwest

Forecast

Tuesday

Hi: 56°
Lo: 44°
Wednesday

Hi: 61°
Lo: 48°
Thursday

Hi: 63°
Lo: 53°
Friday

Hi: 61°
Lo: 42°
Saturday

Hi: 58°
Lo: 42°

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Market Snapshot
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on March 28, 2017, 10:44:33 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Cotton -

Cotton futures are currently trading steady to 6 points higher. They were down 40 to 57 points on Monday, despite a weaker US dollar. The dollar

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures are trading 1 cent per bushel higher this morning. They finished fractionally mixed on Monday, with old crop the weakest. Corn export

Corn -

Corn futures are trading 1 cent per bushel higher this morning. They finished fractionally mixed on Monday, with old crop the weakest. Corn export

Soybeans -

Soybean futures are currently 1 to 2 cents higher on Turnaround Tuesday after falling 4 1/4 to 5 1/2 cents on Monday. Soymeal futures were $2.90

Wheat -

Wheat futures are UNCH to 1 1/2 cents higher this morning.  They lost 2 3/4 cents in MPLS, 4 cents in CHI, and 6 3/4 cents in KC on Monday. KS

Cattle -

Live cattle posted losses of 62.5 cent to $1.40 on Monday. Feeder cattle futures were down $1.225 to $2.625 to start the week. The CME feeder cattle

Full commentary...
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Important Events
important events

MARCH 2017

Mar 1
Taste of Shelby County, Shelby County Ag Promotion, Shelbyville

Mar 8
Wabash County SWCD Annual Meeting, Wabash

Mar 9
Conservation Farming Workshop, Richmond

Mar 14
Dekalb County SWCD Annual Meeting, Auburn

Mar 15
Seymour Chamber of Commerce Ag Breakfast, Seymour American Legion

Mar 20
Beacon Credit Union Annual Meeting, Honeywell Center, Wabash

Mar 21
Feed-a-Farmer, Huntington University, Huntington

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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