Ian & Vera P: 03 5775 2140 M: 0429 939 105

The Riga Team

A family passionate about agriculture and its pivotal role for future generations.


P1170691Ian Finger

Ian grew up on his family’s orchard in Wantirna. The family later sold the orchard and moved to the High Country where they ran a small herd of commercial cattle and Ian worked in the forestry industry. After meeting Vera, he become involved with the daily cattle operations at Riga Angus and has co-managed the growth and development of the business/stud. 



P1170717Vera Finger

Vera is a descendent of generations of European farmers. She studied at Monash University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Diploma of Education. Later she completed an Associate Diploma of Applied Science and Farm Management and was awarded Dux of the course. Vera was also Runner Up in the Australian Farm Management Society’s Bone Award. Vera has 40+ years experience in breeding cattle and loves the animal breeding side of the business. 


P1170736Kate Finger

Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in 2014 and has gone on to complete a Masters of Agricultural Science, specialising in Agronomy at The University of Melbourne. She currently is working for the Birchip Cropping Group as a Project Manager.


P1170680Tim Finger

Tim Graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Agriculture) at Marcus Oldham. He is now helping out full time on the family farm carrying out general maintenance, all stock work as well as being involved with the animal breeding side of the business. Tim also helps manage social media. 



Key Dates

Beef Week 2021

  • 30th of January 2021
    • Bull Preview Mornings 2021

      • By Appointment Only
        • Wednesday 31st of March
          • Wednesday 7th of April
            • 6th Yearling Bull Sale 2021

              • 14th April 2021 at 1pm