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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?

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.

Purdue Women in Agriculture Regional Meeting PDF to be held March 8, 2016

Join us for the Falmouth Mineral Meeting PDF on March 8, 2016

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.

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

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 Jodie Creek,
our Ag Loan Officer in Richmond

 

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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Rushville, Indiana (46173)

Current Conditions: Cloudy
Temperature: 53°F Dew point: 49°F
Humidity: 86% Pressure: 29.94 in. Hg
Wind: 5 mph From: North

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Tuesday

Hi: 62°
Lo: 47°
Wednesday

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Lo: 41°
Thursday

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Friday

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Lo: 53°
Saturday

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Market Snapshot
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on May 03, 2016, 01:47:48 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Ag Market Commentary -

Corn futures closed steady to 2 cents higher, after being down as much as 7 cents earlier in the day. After the close, USDA corn planting progress

Corn -

Corn futures closed steady to 2 cents higher, after being down as much as 7 cents earlier in the day. After the close, USDA corn planting progress

Soybeans -

Soybean futures settled just below daily highs, after posting gains of 10 to 14 1/2 cents. A sharply lower USD (-500 points) was able to provide

Wheat -

Wheat futures ended the session mostly 4 1/4 cents lower to 2 1/4 cents higher, with strength in MPLS and weakness in KC. The USDA wheat crop

Cattle -

Live cattle futures closed $0.875 to $1.30 higher on Monday, after being as much as $2.075 higher this morning. Jun16 cattle finished $1.125 below

Lean Hogs -

Hog futures settled the Monday session 52.5 cents to $1.35 higher, with the strength in the summer contracts. Jun16 hogs hit their highest price

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