Today on The Country we discuss glyphosate, Mycoplasma bovis, Fieldays and more, including the weather!

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

The man from WeatherWatch tells what New Zealand can expect this week and beyond. Why is it warmer than normal?

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Ben Walling:

We speak to a Southland farmer whose property was one of five infected with Mycoplasma bovis to have their status lifted last week after a long ordeal. Read more here
Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:

Today's panel features a Central Hawke's Bay sheep farmer and a Northland cow cocky on Monsanto's multimillion-dollar settlement over Roundup and Forest and Bird's poor grading of the Waikato District Council.

Peter Nation:

The chief executive of Fieldays on the future of the Southern Hemisphere's biggest agricultural event and the role it plays on bridging the rural/urban divide.

Peter Morrison:

Andy Thompson catches up with the chairman of Westland Milk on changes ahead for the West Coast Company.


Listen to the show below: