Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Fonterra chairman John Monaghan to talk about the dairy co-op's big announcements and new direction.

On with the show:

John Monaghan:

It's been a tough day at the office for Fonterra's chairman who joins us to discuss the well-signalled annual financial result and, perhaps more importantly, the co-op's new business direction and strategy.

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Todd Charteris:

The chief executive of Rabobank takes time out from planting trees to discuss his bank's latest farmer confidence survey which has seen rural confidence take a sharp dive, mainly off the back of concern over government policies.

Simon Bridges:

We ask the Leader of the Opposition if Jacinda is "fiddling in New York, while Rome burns at home"?

Chris Russell:

Our Australian correspondent comments on Sco Mo and Trump, Greta Thunberg and the crippling drought.

Listen below: