Today on The Country we catch up with Lain Jager for a chat about the Red Meat Sector Conference and Don Morrison for a yarn about sheep meat.

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

Monday's resident weather expert says despite a chilly finish, July was warmer than average and he's picking the same pattern for August.

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Don Morrison:

We chat to a Southland sheep and beef farmer, and director of the Alliance Group – the world's largest sheep meat processor, about his recent 26-day in-market visit to the Middle East and the UK.

Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:

Today's panel features a Central Hawkes Bay sheep farmer and a Northland cow cocky. One's been in right wing heaven, the other doubts many right wingers end up in heaven!

Lain Jager:

We head to the Red Meat Sector Conference in Napier to talk to the newly-appointed Chair of the Primary Sector Council and discuss his presentation this morning; The Primary Sector Council – What's it all about?
Listen below: