Jamie Mackay chooses his favourites from The Country last week for your listening delight.

Topics were varied last week ranging from sheep milk to valuable plants to illegal logs!
Jamie also had an exclusive announcement about the inaugural Norwood New Zealand Rural Sports Awards. You heard it here first on The Country.

Rod Oram: A leading New Zealand business journalist looks at the bright future of sheep milking but urges caution for new entrants.

Professor Jacqueline Rowarth: Is a Waikato University Professor of Agri-business who adds some scientific balance to the Havelock North water debate.


Damien O'Connor: We find Labour's Primary Industry spokesman in Gisborne where he's concerned about unprocessed logs leaving on a slow boat to China.

Nelson Young: Is a West Otago sheep and beef farmer who's just completed the first module of the Rabobank Executive Development Program.

Steve Hollander and Tim Myers: We announced the details of the inaugural Norwood New Zealand Rural Sports Awards in Palmerston North on March 10.

Don Carson: Is a freelance rural commentator who tells us what the most valuable plant is to the New Zealand economy.

Have a listen to The Best of The Country in the Soundcloud embed below: