Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay found out how New Zealand and Australian farmers are coping with the Big Dry.
On with the show:
We yarn to the President of Federated Farmers about the issues of the day including the Big Dry and why ruminant animals are so important to the primary sector.
The Resilient Farmer offers some sage words of advice on how to handle a drought.
National's leader is on a self-proclaimed CGT crusade and we ask him if once being labelled the 'new Winston Peters' is now a compliment or an insult?
Australian correspondent talks about the cost of on-going drought to the nation's economy and why cheap cheese is worse for dairy farmers than dollar-per-litre milk.
Joe Wheeler and Hayden Parker:
We leave Lashes in charge of weekly our look at Super Rugby.