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 assists with data recording and keeping accurate records. Kate also helps out with the business accounts, website and catalogue development. 



P1170680Tim Finger

Tim is currently in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Business (Agriculture) at Marcus Oldham. When he is not studying he is helping out 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. Once completed his studies he hopes to return to the family farm. 



Key Dates

Beef Week 2020

  • 2nd February 2020
    • Bull Preview Afternoon 2020

      • TBC
        • 5th On-Property Yearling Bull Sale

          • Wednesday 15th of April 2020