This week on the Best of The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Rabobank chief executive Todd Charteris at the bank's annual Fieldays breakfast.

On with the show:

Jim Hopkins:

On Monday our rural raconteur pondered political polls, being politically correct, and whether the Fieldays Roadie was a good idea.


Greg Millar:

IHC's National Fundraising Manager looks forward to Fieldays where he'll be spending time with Stephen "Beaver" Donald. He also talks about how people can help out with the IHC Calf and Rural Scheme.

Sir Eion Edgar:

The Country's expert on money matters says brinkmanship is at the heart of Donald Trump's trade threats against the likes of China and Mexico.

Ian Proudfoot:

Day one of Fieldays where Jamie caught up with KPMG's head of Consumer/Industrial Markets and Agribusiness.

Todd Charteris:

Rabobank CEO Todd Charteris, along with Jamie Mackay hosted the bank's annual breakfast at Fieldays, the aim of which was to try and solve "all the agricultural problems in world in about 30 or 40 minutes".


Damien O'Connor and Te Radar:

On day two of Fieldays, the Minister for Agriculture and the voice of the Young Farmer contest talk politics and discuss the benefits of eating your low carbon greens.

Listen below: