Today on The Country Jamie Mackay shares some Anzac Day memories with our Australian correspondent Chris Russell.

On with the show:

Damien O'Connor:

The Minister for Agriculture updates the infected M. bovis farm count and defends his government's stance on irrigation, oil exploration and exploring FTA's with the likes of Russia and North Korea.

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Julian Raine:

The President of Horticulture New Zealand says it's equally as important we look after our soil as well as our water as we look at some disturbing numbers around soil quality from the Ministry for the Environment.

Cameron Bagrie:

Is an independent economist who comments on the new Reserve Bank Governor, where interest and exchange rates are heading, the state of the US economy and he fires a shot across the bow of two of our largest companies, Fonterra and Fletcher Building.

Chris Russell:

In a pre-Anzac Day special we share some special ANZAC memories with our Australian correspondent, a man who is being awarded the Order of Australia next week.

Listen below: