Leading sheep breeder Derek Daniell this week questioned agriculture's role in climate change in his document Inconvenient Truths.
Daniell suggested that air travel, tourism and an ever-growing human population are causing global warming, not farming.
The article struck a chord with Jim Hopkins, a regular contributor to The Country, who host Jamie Mackay refers to as a "rural raconteur".
The normally affable Hopkins was fired up over the Government's view of farming and climate change and inspired by Inconvenient Truths.
Read more: Derek Daniell's Inconvenient Truths
Jim Hopkins' Inconvenient Truths Speech
"All this debate