Today on The Country we have a chat to Tom Welch, a dairy farmer from Marton who has decided to give hemp growing a go!
On with the show:
We catch up with a hard-case cow cocky from Marton who's decided to grow hemp to diversify his farming operation.
We talk rural mental health with an inspirational Marlborough farmer and co-author of the best-selling book The Resilient Farmer.
Is a Melbourne-based Rabobank dairy analyst who discusses this week's GDT auction result and the bank's latest Dairy Quarterly Report.
Dr Doug Edmeades:
Is a Hamilton-based soil scientist and climate change sceptic who reckons, "whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect".
Our Australian correspondent updates action from across the ditch where wool's on a high and a famous Wallaby helped to catch an infamous wallaby.