Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Wairarapa beef breeder Bruce McKenzie who was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honour's List.
On with the show:
A North Otago farmer and former winner of the BFEAs who's concerned the government is moving us from social distancing to a socialist state.
Dr. Doug Edmeades:
Is a Hamilton-based soil scientist who says the government's recent decision to cap nitrogen fertiliser inputs (at 190kg N/ha/yr) is doomed to failure because it ignores basic science.
We catch up with a legendary Wairarapa beef breeder who was recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honour's List for more than 50 years of service to the industry.
The National Manager of Fundraising for the IHC announces a new ambassador for IHC Calf & Rural Scheme, to follow in the huge footsteps of Sir Colin "Pinetree" Meads.
StockCo Capital's GM launches a new $1 billion agri-funding option to support growth in the dairy sector and provide an alternative option to traditional bank lending for farmers.
Monday's resident weather expert makes a belated Tuesday appearance and we ask whether we can declare the drought over?