Today The Country catches up with Fonterra before skiving off to watch the Black Caps v England ODI. Howzat!
On with the show:
Is a Hororata dairy farmer who's been once again hit by senseless anti-farming vandalism, this time with holes drilled in 24 tyres on two pivot irrigators, following on from a similar attack on 30 tyres in October 2017.
Fonterra's Regional Head for Canterbury, Marlborough and Tasman reviews last night's solid GDT auction result (-0.6%), comments on the cooperative's controversial investment in Beingmate and previews the farmer roadshow coming up in late March.
NIWA's principal weather scientist warns of Cyclone Hola and talks about the summer drought in past tense.
Jane Smith and David Broome:
Today's panel features a former winner of the Ballance Farm Environment Awards and the former Chief of Staff for Winston Peters.
Is a former West Coast cow cocky who shamelessly takes the opportunity to promote his upcoming AgFest Field Days.