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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 Midwest Ag?
What's New at Beacon Ag?

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.

The Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture will offer two workshops entitled Managing Risk on Your Farm: Developing A Cash Rent Strategy on January 11 & 14

Beacon Ag Group announcement

Read this article from Purdue's Center for Commercial Ag on strategies to combat declining commodity prices

This January Revenue Management Update contains information about the USDA and stock prices

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

Read this interesting article entitled Indiana's Harvest from Technology

Meet Danielle Aldrich,
our Ag Loan Officer in Auburn


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 February 08, 2016, 01:48:17 AM CST
Market Commentary
Wheat -

Wheat futures settled the Friday session 1 to 6 3/4 cents lower, extending losses from Thursday. On the weekly board, MPLS Mar16 wheat held the

Soybeans -

Soybean futures traded 6 to 7 cents off on Friday, after ending Thursday a couple pennies lower. The Mar16 contract lost 14 3/4 cents from last

Corn -

Corn futures closed the Friday trade down 2 to 3 cents, with the Mar16 contract down 6 1/4 cents on the weekly board. Commodities were pressured by

Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed the Friday trade down 2 to 3 cents, with the Mar16 contract down 6 1/4 cents on the weekly board. Commodities were pressured by

Cotton -

Cotton futures settled mixed on the day.  They were 10 and 26 points lower in May16 and Mar16 respectively, but 3 to 12 cents higher from

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures settled mixed on Friday afternoon with April up a nickel, but losses mostly from 32.5 to 40 cents in the other contracts. On the weekly

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Important Events
important events


Feb 2
Jackson County Crop Production Workshop, Pines Evergreen Room, Seymour

Feb 15
President's Day – All Offices Closed

Feb 17-18
Women in Ag Annual Conference, Columbus

Feb 18
Wayne County Conservation Farming Workshop, Richmond

Feb 20
Fulton County Farm Bureau Breakfast and Farm Show, Rochester

Feb 23
Huntington County SWCD Annual Meeting, Huntington

Feb 24
Jackson County Farmer Breakfast, Brownstown

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