Today The Country looks into Labour's decision to end further off-shore oil exploration and celebrates the Commonwealth Games with special guest Dick Taylor.
On with the show:
The President of Taranaki Federated Farmers comments on the recovery from Tuesday's tornadoes and the kick in the guts from the Labour Weekend.
The National Party leader condemns Labour's decision to end further off-shore oil exploration, with no new onshore permits outside Taranaki, labelling it "economic vandalism that makes no environmental sense.
Crowe Horwath's in-house expert on horticulture and viticulture comments on the apple and cherry seasons and why the industry need foreign investment.
Joe Wheeler and Matt Todd:
Courtesy of Farmlands, fans of farming and footy, we preview this weekend's Super Rugby.
Our Australian correspondent talks Commonwealth Games, a bonanza for woolgrowers and some bad news for live sheep exports.
Rabobank's Animal Proteins Analyst looks at the prospects for our $3 billion beef industry and how they're being affected by world climatic conditions.