Today on The Country, Rowena Duncum caught up with Westpac's Nathan Penny to ask him all things financial.
On with the show:
Westpac's senior agri-economist contemplates tonight's GDT, how the primary industries are faring, interest rates, a potential negative OCR, the effects of the Government's spending and how a general election can affect the economy.
Dr Jacqueline Rowarth:
Today Dr Rowarth talks about her latest column for The Country where she reckons the primary sector needs more encouragement and less "nudging".
It's less than a week away until this year's Fieldays, so we catch up with its chief executive to find out how virtual event is shaping up.
The Agriculture Minister fields questions about 40 skilled dairy farm workers stranded offshore, a stoush between the Tahr Foundation and Doc, and the Government's new primary sector economic roadmap - Fit for a Better World – Accelerating our Economic Potential.
Is a West Coast cow cocky who ponders why 40 skilled dairy workers are still stuck overseas.