Today The Country is coming to you from Jamie Mackay's favourite place - Queenstown.
On with the show:
Monday's resident weather expert is keeping a wary eye on Cyclone Gita.
MPI's Incident Controller for M Bovis Response updates the latest reported outbreaks of the disease in Southland and Waitaki District, as the number of infected farms has now climbed to 23.
Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:
Today's panel features a Central Hawkes Bay sheep farmer and a Northland cow cocky.
The President of Horticulture New Zealand comments on challenging climatic conditions but says the planets are aligning for prices.
The 2017 Steak of Origin Grand Champion encourages other beef farmers to enter the 2018 competition with entries due to close on Wednesday.
Senior journalist from the New Zealand Farmers Weekly looks at the big stories in this week's issue.