Today on The Country we catch up with West Coast cow-cocky Andy Thompson for an update on the very wet weather currently battering his neck of the woods.

On with the show:

Andy Thompson:

Today Andy Thompson has donned his civil defence hat to update us on the deluge currently battering the West Coast.

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Andrew Hoggard:

We catch up with Federated Farmers vice president updates who us on the World Dairy Summit in South Korea and the latest on the CPTPP.

Simon Bridges:

The National Party leader answers Rowena's rapid-fire questions about the OCR, immigration, oil and gas, Jami-Lee Ross and whether Trevor Mallard and Gerry Brownlee's trip to watch the All Blacks was a junket.

Ben Moore:

Federated Farmers Waikato dairy chair reports from Fonterra's AGM taking place today in South Waikato.

Chris Russell:

Our Australian correspondent talks about the Melbourne Cup, pastured eggs vs free range eggs, South African sheep coping with drought, changes to the local lobster market and a rise in popularity for emu eggs.

Listen below: