Today on The Country Jamie Mackay caught up with Stephanie Tweed for a chat about her historic win at the New Zealand Sheepdog Trail Championship with her trusty huntaway Grit.
On with the show:
As the debate over whether good pastoral land should go to forestry, we talk to a man who spent five years converting forestry plantations to dairy farms.
Farmer Tom Martin:
Our UK correspondent talks Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, the Cricket World Cup and a drought to boot!
A glass ceiling was shattered when Canterbury shepherd Stephanie Tweed became the first woman to win a New Zealand Sheepdog Trail Championship title last week in Northland - the Straight Hunt Event with her five year old huntaway Grit.
We ask ASB's Rural Economist if there's a realistic chance of $7 trifecta - dairy, lamb and beef.
Eight sleeps to go! The countdown continues as we catch up with the chief executive of the 51st National Agricultural Fieldays.