Today on The Country we catch up with Monday's resident weather expert Phil Duncan to ask him what spring has in store for us.

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

Monday's resident weather expert comments on a southerly blast to kick-start September, proving Mother Nature still has some sting in her tail as we welcome some typical spring weather.

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Andrew Curtis:

We ask the chief executive of Irrigation New Zealand if last week's controversial decision to can the Waimea Dam project can be overturned?

Hayley Gourley:

Rabobank's GM Country Banking launches our joint Good Deeds promo which could see your rural community take home $5000 cash and a day's labour courtesy of the teams at Rabobank and The Country.

Don Nicolson and Andy Thompson:

Today's panel features a former President of Federated Farmers and a former West Coast cow cocky as we reflect on a farmer protest against the 'Fart Tax' from 2003.

Peter McNab:

Is a high-profile South Otago farmer and former monitor farmer with a very serious message for recreational divers.

Listen below: