Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with the head of Spark Sport Jeff Latch to find out whether rural fans will be able to stream the Rugby World Cup.

On with the show:

Jeff Latch:

The country's worst-kept secret is out as the head of Spark Sport admits that not all of rural New Zealand will be able to watch the Rugby World Cup live.


Nathan Guy:

We catch up with National's Spokesperson on Agriculture in Northland where Bridges (plural) remain a real issue.

Shane McManaway:

The chief executive of Allflex talks, amongst other things, about monitoring a Carterton cow from the other side of the world and why forestry can be detrimental for rural communities.

Cameron Bagrie:

Is an independent economist who looks at the real cost of forestry to the New Zealand economy and he says farmers shouldn't hold their collective breaths waiting on the banks to pass on any future OCR cuts.

Listen below: