Today on The Country, we investigate the curious case of the Bay of Plenty avocado heist.
On with the show:
The Vice President of Federated Farmers comments on the latest animal cruelty controversy and he reviews the Feds' awards evening last night at the annual conference.
Shane McManaway and Thomas McDonald:
The chief executive of Allflex and the 2018 Zanda McDonald Award winner encourage entries for the 2019 Awards.
The curious case of avocado heists continues. The high price of the fruit is fuelling brazen large scale thefts at Bay of Plenty orchards. The industry's CEO says thieves turn up to orchards with rakes and tarpaulins, hacking them off, under the cover of night, devastating someone's livelihood in half an hour.
Joe Wheeler and Ben Smith:
Courtesy of Farmlands, fans of farming and footy, we have our weekly preview of Super Rugby.
We take our monthly look at the rural real estate market with the GM of PGG Wrightson Real Estate.