We are here to help you to:
- Lower Farm input costs and increase Farm income.
- Change from simply being a price taker
- Network and share
- Combine your selling and purchasing power
How we will achieve this:
- We will provide a low cost web based platform to allow farmers of all sizes to work together in order to achieve better outcomes in both purchasing and selling.
- We will enable you to combine numbers and forward plans to use as bargaining tools with merchants and processors.
- By working WITH, not against, valued farmer service and processing organizations to gain better scale and better results for farms of all sizes.
The benefits to you will include:
- To open up the huge value of independent low cost access to markets.
- Sourcing expertise needed by farmers best interest as the core driver to assist with getting better results Through bulk buying and tenders
- Trust points for each member and trader for clarity with whom you deal.
- Opportunities for smaller traders with good market access to do what they are best at and strengthen rural communities.
Features will include:
- Free easy to use vendor price matching for quick advice on best deals available in market.
- Farm input purchasing at much better rates regardless of farm size
- Volume sharing to gain scale and better prices for goods
- Sourcing requests researched prompt reply with up to date extremely competitive pricing
- End market research with key areas being pursued to drive better on-farm returns
- Free farmer to farmer classifieds – buy, sell, exchange, seek or give away anything.
- Free Farmer to Farmer forums and discussions
- Free Rural Events calendar
How much will it cost?
- Simple cost effective flat fee annual membership model $500.00 plus GST
- No percentages or commissions. None.
- Agmatch does not handle farmer funds. Payments are direct between interested parties.
Farmer’s Advisory council members:
MARKETING & SOURCING
Ken Algie firstname.lastname@example.org