Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay interviews Fonterra's Kelvin Wickham about an early Christmas present for dairy farmers, another positive GDT auction result.
On with the show:
NIWA's weather forecaster is not holding his breath for a fine Christmas day.
We head to Fonterra HQ for analysis of the final GDT auction for 2018 which resulted in a solid gain of 1.7 per cent.
Is a rural raconteur who pokes some borax at 2018 plus he names his Ag Person and Politician of the Year.
Rabobank's Dairy Analyst explains why the bank has dropped its forecast 2018-19 milk price down to $6.25.
Crowe Horwath's resident wine expert discusses the intricacies of making and marketing a good wine plus he gives us a couple of recommendations for the Christmas table.
Dr Tim Mackle:
The chief executive of Dairy NZ looks back on a challenging 2018 for the industry.