Today on The Country, Jamie catches up with Sir Brian Lochore to find out how their team ended up coming last in a recent golf tournament.
On with the show:
Sir Brian Lochore:
We find our Roving North Island Farming Ambassador on a South Island sojourn and on today's lunchtime menu is grass, golf and the state of rugby in the provinces.
ASB's Rural Economist comments on mortgage rates, the possible Brexit fallout for New Zealand farmers and healthy state of the dairy, red meat, forestry and horticulture industries.
We track down National's Spokesperson for Agriculture on his Horowhenua dairy farm where his mind is very much on Brexit in the UK.
Our resident viticulture expert talks about falling domestic wine consumption and whether craft beer is the culprit?
KPMG's effervescent Farm Enterprise Specialist makes an excellent debut on The Country.