Today on The Country Jamie catches up with Dr Tim Mackle to discuss whether New Zealand should reduce methane emissions by having fewer cows.
On with the show:
Our Met Service Weather forecaster takes a look at what's in store for the weekend.
Dr Tim Mackle:
The chief executive of Dairy NZ responds to the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment's report on methane emissions from livestock.
Tim Myers and Smiley Barrett:
We head to an onion packing house in Timaru and to a coastal south Taranaki organic dairy farm where today's Norwood panel ponders the issues of the day!
The chief executive of Pāmu, formerly Landcorp, has announced an operating profit of $48.5 million for the year ended 30 June 2018, up $12.9 million (36 percent) from the previous year. Plus he comments on the two other big farming stories of the day.
Our political correspondent ponders the fate of the racing industry, pushing and shoving in Parliament and the identity of the Limogate leaker!