Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay has a couple of special guests in the studio for a yarn about footy, ducks and golf - Dick Tayler and Bryce Lawrence.

On with the show:

Lisa Murray:

Our Met Service forecaster has some good news for ducks!

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Margot Kelly:

Yesterday we were joined in the studio by a rural broadcaster from ABC Radio in Tasmania and we looked at some of the big issues facing Australian agriculture and what New Zealand and Tasmania have in common.

Listen below:

Don Carson:

The PR Man for the New Forrest Owners Association earns his keep convincing us that small rural communities in provincial New Zealand will not go to rack and ruin as Shane Jones looks for somewhere to plant his billion trees.

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent ponders a week in Wellington dominated by a Raucous Caucus and the re-entry of a mine on the West Coast.