It's the Best of The Country with Jamie Mackay and Rabobank.
Catch up on the best of the week that was:
Sir David Fagan:
With today's Wool Summit in Wellington in full swing, we ask New Zealand's most decorated shearer if the industry is doing enough to attract and train young entrants to an ageing workforce and whether shearers and wool handlers are paid enough for their hard labour.
After his recent sojourn to the States, one of New Zealand's leading farm accountants adds further comment about Donald Trump, US agriculture and this country's housing market.
Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth:
The former chief scientist for the Environmental Protection Authority comments on Country of Origin labelling and Greenpeace saying Fonterra should ban PKE to stop deforestation despite 99.7% of the value being extracted ending up in supermarket products.
Rabobank's Animal Proteins Analyst offers some expert red meat sector commentary. You can read more in the bank's recently released Agribusiness Monthly Report.
What does the acting PM make of Donald Trump's latest mis-speak episode and we ask why most of Shane Jones' billion dollar slush fund going to his home province of Northland?
We talk to one of the founders of innovative NZ meat company First Light – winners of New Zealand's first ever gold medal, with a grass-fed Wagyu rib eye, at the World Steak Challenge in London.