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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 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 Jeremy Jones,
our Ag Loan Officer in Peru


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 October 23, 2016, 04:33:35 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Cotton -

Cotton futures ended the week with the Dec16 contract 150 points lower, with about half of the loss coming on Friday with the market down 73 points.

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures ended Friday with gains of a penny or more, but the Dec16 contract was actually 1 3/4 cents lower than a week earlier, despite strong

Corn -

Corn futures ended Friday with gains of a penny or more, but the Dec16 contract was actually 1 3/4 cents lower than a week earlier, despite strong

Soybeans -

Soybean futures were 7 1/2 to 7 3/4 cents higher on Friday, and that helped the November contract finish the week 20 1/2 cents higher (+2.09%)

Wheat -

Wheat futures finished with most contracts around a couple cents lower.  For the week the respective December contracts were slightly higher in

Cattle -

Live cattle futures added $1.75 to $2.125 on top of sharp gains posted on Thursday.  Feeders were also into the green with gains of 12.5 cents

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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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