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:

Dave Yard:

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.


Fran O'Sullivan:

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.

Damien O'Connor:

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.

Hayley Gourley:

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.

Bill English:

We ask the former PM if he's about to be the former leader of the National Party?

Ben Brooksby:

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

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