This week on The Best of The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Rabobank's Senior Animal Proteins Analyst, Angus Gidley-Baird, for a preview of his report "Selling climate friendly meat".
This week's top interviews are:
The former lead crisis negotiator for the NZ Police and author of a new book on mental health Dark Side of the Brain - Adapting to Adversity discussed New Zealand's alarming farmer suicide stats and what we could do to prevent them.
The PM pondered life with Winston and the Greens, PREFU and GDP, allowing migrant labour in, the missing Kiwis on the Gulf Livestock 1 and the Morrinsville tattoo of Judith.
The Marlborough-based Resilient Farmer had plenty to say about water, winter grazing and the way forward for New Zealand agriculture.
Rabobank's Sydney-based animals proteins analyst previewed his soon-to-be-released paper on "selling climate friendly meat". Plus we looked at the state of the Australian sheep and beef sector.
The retiring Fonterra chairman commented on a great turnaround in the fortunes of our country's biggest farming company and cooperative, with profit after tax up nearly $1.3 billion.