Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay catches up with a man who has a passion for edible insects on Day Three of the Future Farming Dialogue 2018.

On with the show:

Andrew Hoggard:

The Vice President of Federated Farmers on the tax working group interim report presented to Parliament today, whether he would send his staff to California and the PKE debate.


Jesus Madrazo:

The Head of Agricultural Affairs and Sustainability for the Crop Science Division of Bayer talks about the buzzword that is 'sustainability', whether New Zealand farmers should use GM grasses to fight climate change and how we are going to feed 10 billion people by 2050.

Rod Oram:

A week on from Fonterra's annual results release, we ask business journalist Rod Oram how are things looking and where are we at with the elections process.

Chris Russell:

Our Australian correspondent discusses live exports, whether the strawberry crisis is a storm in a tea cup, and why hay transport laws have had to be relaxed.

Luke Blomfield:

Jamie Mackay catches up with a banker who has a strong passion for edible insects.

Listen below: