Today on The Country Jamie Mackay catches up with Grant Howie who has created a no-meat mince product.

On with the show:

Nathan Guy:

The National Spokesperson on Agriculture talks about the controversy around Karel Sroubek and Kiwibuild, plus he looks forward to the opening of stage two of the Canterbury-based Central Plains Water Scheme this afternoon.

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Grant Howie:

We talk to a former high-flier in the meat industry who got off the corporate bandwagon, bought his own meat company and decided to sell no-meat mince!

Sam Owen and Blair Drysdale:

While Harry and Meghan battle the New Zealand weather, we talk to two farmers from different ends of the country who are having a right-royal battle with Mother Nature.

Jim Hopkins:

Is a rural raconteur who gets stuck into Kiwibuild, a dud Czech and the government over its attitude to irrigation.

Listen below: