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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?

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 Mark Bills
our Crop Insurance Specialist in Rushville, IN

 

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: Sunny
Temperature: 70°F Dew point: 68°F
Humidity: 93% Pressure: 30.09 in. Hg
Wind: 5 mph From: South

Forecast

Sunday

Hi: 83°
Lo: 66°
Monday

Hi: 85°
Lo: 67°
Tuesday

Hi: 87°
Lo: 68°
Wednesday

Hi: 88°
Lo: 67°
Thursday

Hi: 88°
Lo: 68°

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Market Snapshot
Market Snapshot
Quotes retrieved on August 30, 2015, 08:53:35 AM CDT
Market Commentary
Cattle -

Live cattle futures closed Friday trade with most contracts experiencing triple digit gains for the second day in a row. August live cattle were up

Lean Hogs -

Lean hog futures finished unchanged in the December contract, but the other months posted losses from 20 to 62.5 cents. October hogs gained 5.4%

Wheat -

Wheat futures settled 4 to 8 cents lower in CHI and KC, and 1 to 4 cents lower in MPLS on Friday.  In each respective September contract,

Corn -

Corn futures closed a sideways trade within 2 cents on either side of unchanged on Friday. September corn was down just 2 cents on the week while

Soybeans -

Soybean futures closed the last trading day of the week up 6 to 8 cents, adding to gains from 9 to 16 cents on Thursday. September soybeans slipped

Cotton -

Cotton futures closed lower for the fifth time in six sessions on Friday.  December cotton is down nearly 6% from its recent high on August

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Important Events
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AUGUST 2015

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