It's all business today on The Country as Rowena catches up with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern about business confidence and Jamie chats to Todd Charteris about Rabobank's Agribusiness Monthly Report.

On with the show:

Todd Charteris:

Rabobank NZ's Chief Executive previews the latest Rabobank Agribusiness Monthly Report, due for release later this week, which contains mainly good news for the New Zealand primary sector.

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Jacinda Ardern:

The Prime Minister ponders business confidence, strikes and the difference between freedom of speech and hate speech.

Listen below:

Don Fraser:

The man behind Fraser Farm Finance says after spanning some 55 years of a very active business life and with a lot of interaction with the rural and public sectors, it's clear there are some very obvious maxims, or points that just keep cropping up, and we keep repeating the same mistakes!

Jim Hopkins:

Is a Rural Raconteur who ponders whether Don Brash has a hateful bone in his body, he sides with the cows in Auckland and he wonders why he can't buy A2 milk in Oamaru.

Andy Thompson:

Is a former West Coast cow cocky who comments an innovative way to reduce bobby calves.