Buying and selling livestock - a guide to managing risk when trading
Livestock trading is a useful tool for boosting farm incomes when surplus feed is available. To confidently trade it is best to do the sums for a range of opportunities now, setting yourself some benchmark returns to cover the risks. That way you won’t miss opportunities for want of not being prepared.READ MORE
Making the most of better seasons by trading cattle
Although there is not much we can be certain about when it comes to the production and market risk in farming, there is one thing we know for sure. To generate maximum profits over the long term requires capitalising on the above average seasons.READ MORE
Our new team member – Maddi
Madison has grown up on sheep and cattle properties in Tasmania, South Australia and Victoria which is where her passion for agriculture first developed.READ MORE
Is there still a margin in store lamb trading?
To gain some insight into how traders can assess their trading options and navigate the associated risk, Aggregate Consulting provides an overview of the fundamentals of trading livestock and a case-study on trading store lambs in the current market.READ MORE
Restocking in a high price beef cattle market?
Aggregate shares some insights
Many producers will have started the 2021 season with surplus feed, and together with beef prices at historically high levels, there is huge opportunity for businesses to generate unprecedented profits in the beef industry.READ MORE
Our new account officer Sam
Sam grew up in the Wimmera region of Victoria, where his interest in agriculture first developed. This led to him working on a mixed grazing enterprise, located 15km north of Hamilton, once he had finished school.READ MORE