Today on The Country Jamie Mackay investigates Fonterra's loss of $196 million.
On with the show:
Sir Peter Gluckman:
We ask the PM's outgoing Chief Scientist, Sir Peter Gluckman, about his comments suggesting it was time for a public debate on the use of GMOs to combat GHG emissions, by fighting climate change with GE grasses.
Fonterra's new chairman comments on an annual result that has disappointed farmers, shareholders and Shane Jones alike – who reckons Fonterra's "top earners don't deserve the minimum wage".
The President of Federated Farmers comes out of her enforced internment in the milking shed to address the two big issues of the day – Fonterra's annual result and the use, or otherwise, of GMOs to combat climate change.
It's your last chance to join us on our Southern USA Farming and Sightseeing Tour, departing Nov 7, with the close off at noon tomorrow.
Carrfields Group Managing Director looks at the state of the farming nation from an agri-business company's point of view.
We ask the MP for Tauranga if the former MP for Tauranga is running the country?