This week on The Best of The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Rabobank's Emma Higgins to find out more about her report, "Afloat but drifting backwards - a look at dairy land values over the next five years".
This week's top interviews were:
National's Agriculture spokesperson talks Jazz (Muller), freshwater reforms, climate change in schools and stolen laptops.
Dr Graeme Coles:
Is a Canterbury-based nutrition scientist who says that plant-based diets excrete more climate-damaging material than animal products. So vegan diets do not save the planet because plant-derived is of markedly lower nutritional value than animal-derived protein.
We ask the Minister of Agriculture whether he plans to take us for a ride in 2020 plus we sing the praises of the self-styled Prince of the Provinces, Shane Jones, as he puts the boot into "eco bible bashing" climate change activists.
Is a Rabobank Dairy Analyst and the author of a new report on dairy farm prices - Afloat but drifting backwards - a look at dairy land values over the next five years. Plus she says Rabobank is forecasting an average farmgate milk price of $6.25kg/MS over the next five years.
The Deputy PM and NZ First leader has lost none of his bark over the break despite posting 'cutesy' animal social media shots of this dog Beau - in what he claims is not shameless electioneering!