Today on The Country we're all over the world exploring all things farming with Jamie Mackay in Germany, leaving Ro and Sam in charge back home.

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

Monday's resident weather expert let's us know what's up for the next couple of days.


Don Nicolson and Andy Thompson:

While Jamie's learning about the future of farming globally, today's panel will look at the future of farming here in New Zealand – specifically what effect the ETS might have on farmers and what we'll need to be able to do to improve. Also the 1080 debate – is it really our only viable option?

Tony Leggett:

The Publisher of Countrywide magazine – on the big issues in their upcoming sheep special.

James Wagstaff and Penelope Arthur:

Jamie interviews two leading Australian agricultural journalists ahead of Day One of the "Future of Farming Dialogue" Conference in Düsseldorf and Amsterdam - shaping agriculture together for farmers, consumers and the planet.

Listen below: