Today on The Country, Jamie and Rowena caught up with the retiring chair of the Agri-Womens Development Trust Mavis Mullens, before she sets off for the World Shearing Champs in France.
On with the show:
We chew the farming fat with the Minister of Agriculture and on the menu today is the Farm Debt Mediation Bill, Fieldays and Winston Peters.
We talk farming and footy with the Head of Derivatives at Jarden (formerly First NZ Capital) who's not holding his breath for a good GDT auction result tonight as Fonterra has put addition volume on offer.
We catch up with the retiring chair of the Agri-Womens Development Trust on the eve of her departure for the World Shearing Champs in France.
Is an outspoken North Otago farmer who pulls no punches when it comes to calling out extreme feminists plus she shares her concerns about extreme animal welfare activists.
The chief executive of Steelfort, who moonlights as a Waitomo sheep and beef farmer, talks about great returns for the sector and why he admires the dynamic but despotic Chinese economy.