It's the best of the week that was with Jamie Mackay and Rabobank. Catch up with Jamie's favourite interviews in one handy package - Best of The Country.
Here's the best of the week:
MPI's Incident Controller for M Bovis Response updates the latest reported outbreaks of the disease, in the Waimate and Gore districts, as the number of infected farms has now climbed to 20.
The Head of Business at NZME looks at the good news/bad news for NZ agriculture on the international stage – TPP and Fonterra's failed Beingmate investment in China.
We ask the Minister for Agriculture if he's going to continue his tradition of being a drought-breaker flowing his drought declaration for Otago and Southland.
Rabobank's Country Banking GM says the bank's latest Agribusiness Outlook Report suggests 2018 should be a second consecutive profitable year for most New Zealand producers across an unusually broad base of subsectors.
We ask the former PM if he's about to be the former leader of the National Party?
We head across the ditch to yarn to a young Victorian farmer about getting naked for mental health.