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:
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.
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!
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.