Today on The Country Jamie has a chat to Guy Trafford who is keen to form a Canterbury Sheep Dairy Association.

On with the show:

Phil Duncan:

Monday's resident weather expert says the final week of September will be one of the coldest of the month for some regions but the final weekend looks mild as a typical spring pattern kicks in.


Guy Trafford:

Is a senior lecturer in Ag Management at Lincoln University who is calling for expressions of interest from sheep farmers regarding the formation of a Canterbury Sheep Dairy Association. This is to create an organisation to facilitate the creation of an export-based industry within Canterbury. A meeting for all interested will be held at the Darfield Rugby Club at 7pm on Thursday.

Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:

Today's panel features a Central Hawkes Bay sheep farmer and a Northland cow cocky and on the agenda is the weather, the Fonterra elections and whether having a baby is a smart political move!

Nigel Woodhead:

We catch up with the 2017 FMG Young Farmer of the Year and find out how he is faring lambing on his South Otago farm with a polar blast due to come knocking this week.

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