Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay catches up with ASB's Nathan Penny for a look at the rural economy.
On with the show:
National's Spokesperson on Agriculture looks at two big threats facing farming - the Queensland Fruit Fly and a potential Capital Gains Tax.
Is an ASB Rural Economist who agrees with his old boss Dominick Stephens' assessment on the positive state of the rural economy.
Jane Smith and Ele Ludemann:
Today's panel features two high profile North Otago farmers and the agenda is CGT and the book celebrating 50 years of Young Farmers.
The chief executive of the sharemarket darling, Canterbury-based Synlait Milk, comments on the company's expansion into the Waikato region and the state of the nation's dairy industry.