Today on The Country Jamie Mackay catches up with Ross Hyland who is launching his book Our Land Our People - In search of farming excellence at a glitzy party in Hamilton tonight.
On with the show:
Our Met Service forecaster says we could be heading for a drier than average October.
We catch up with the author of Our Land Our People - In search of farming excellence which tells the stories of leading 24 farming families, the length and breadth of New Zealand.
Jeremy Rookes and Jason Uden:
Today's panel features the two Farmer Js who can't agree on Donald Trump but can agree on the All Blacks' prospects in Pretoria.
Bayer New Zealand's Managing Director talks about his company's State of the Rural Nation Survey which finds farming less attractive as a career despite being viewed as a part of New Zealand's identity. Also, worryingly, rural dwellers are less likely to talk to health professionals and those aged 18-39 are feeling the most stressed.
This week's $100 TAB sports bet of the week sees us backing the All Blacks and the Stags (unders).