This week on The Best of The Country, Jamie Mackay spoke to Blake Holgate about Rabobank's outlook for the beef, sheep meat and venison sectors.
This week's top interviews are:
We head to Eureka to catch up with the always-effervescent Head of Analytics at NZX Agri to seek comments on world markets and miniature ponies in your living room.
Dr Jacqueline Rowarth:
One of New Zealand's leading farming academics continues her Myth-buster series and today she has regenerative agriculture in her sights.
It's a career-defining day for the Leader of the Opposition as he faces the difficult Budget Day balancing act of being statesman-like in the face of the Covid crisis yet still holding the government to account.
Is a Rabobank Animal Proteins Analyst who reviews the bank's outlook for the beef, sheep meat and venison sectors. Plus we ask him for his Budget Day wish list.
Our Australian correspondent comments on the Chinese bans on Aussie beef and barley, the pubs opening in the Northern Territory and Alan Jones stepping aside from the microphone.
We challenge the Prince of the Provinces on the wrongs of carbon foresters planting pines that will never be harvested on good pastoral country. Plus he takes pleasure in taking a poke at the National Party, Federated Farmers and Eugenie Sage.