Today on The Country, amidst the continued conversations on coronavirus and the drought, we also look at Biodiversity.

On with the show:

Todd Charteris:

The chief executive of Rabobank reviews his bank's March Agribusiness Monthly report which is dominated, unsurprisingly, by coronavirus and drought and the effects both are having on farming.


James Shaw:

The Green Party co-leader comments on the joint threats of coronavirus and Shane Jones.

Jane Smith:

Is an outspoken North Otago farmer who proffers 2020 reasons why no New Zealander can afford to give the Green Party any more power on September 19.

Corina Jordan:

Beef + Lamb NZ's Environmental Strategy Manager encourages farmers to have their say on the draft National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity.

Chris Russell:

Our Australian correspondent talks about toilet paper riots, underground dams and a devastating armyworm invasion.

Listen below: