Yes you read that right. Today The Country chats to Ben Brooksby, the man behind The Naked Farmer, about how he's encouraging Aussie farmers to get their kit off for a good cause - farmer mental health.

On with the show:

Lisa Murray:

Our resident Met Service forecaster looks back on a week of weather extremes as tropical met polar and the moon had a say as well.


Shane Rodgers:

We play "Fair Go" for farmers as we talk to a Canterbury calf rearer who's at his wit's end with MPI over M Bovis.

Ben Brooksby:

We head across the ditch to yarn to a young Victorian farmer about getting naked for mental health.

The Farmer Js:

Rookes and Jason Uden: Today's panel debates nudity, the climate and MPI's response to M. bovis.

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent ponders the future for Bill English and his likely successor.

Don Carson:

The PR man for the NZ Forest Owners Association celebrates World Wetland Day!

Grant Nisbett:

This week's $100 TAB sports bet of the week sees us backing the Black Caps against the Aussies and Scotland against Wales at Cardiff.

Listen below: