Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay braced himself for a chat about the beleaguered strong-wool industry with Rob Cochrane.
On with the show:
We yarn to new chairman-elect of Fonterra who replaces John Monaghan at the co-op's AGM in November, examine his business past and ask him about his credentials to improve Fonterra's future.
We hear from the forestry industry in response to claims that a proliferation of pines trees will spell the death knell for rural New Zealand.
No primary sector product has suffered from Covid more than wool. Today we ask if the beleaguered strong-wool industry has a future?
Tim Myers and Smiley Barrett:
Today's panel Norwood panel features the chief executive and the brand ambassador and, as usual, it's farming and footy on the menu.
Our Australian correspondent talks about the downturn in wool and the future of cropping without glyphosates.