Today on The Country, Jamie and Rowena are taking in the sights and sounds of Fieldays, where 29,256 attended yesterday - up 10 per cent on 2019.
On with the show:
The Director General MPI took a look at the Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report. He also told us why MPI had upped its presence at Fieldays this year.
The Head of Analytics NZX and self-confessed "awkward hugger" looked at the Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries report and KPMG's Agribusiness Agenda.
The chief executive Beef + Lamb New Zealand and BBQ king revealed how he saved The Country team's dinner last night. He also talked about the UK-Australia trade deal.
The GM of PGG Wrightson Real Estate had our monthly look at the property market.
The host of Fieldays TV popped in for a yarn about his experience at Fieldays, why "we are what we eat eats" and what's happening with the Young Farmer of the Year contest.
The of agribusiness development executive of Eagle Technology announced the lucky winner of the Eagle Magic fishing experience!
Todd Charteris and Pete Morgan:
We caught up with the chief executive of Rabobank and a Te Awamutu Dairy farmer who used Halter's "virtual fences".
Craig "Wiggy" Wiggins:
We had a quick catch up with the 2021 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the Year.