Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay spoke to Mark Dillon about the New Zealand Ploughing Champs which kick off tomorrow in Riversdale.
On with the show:
We caught up with the 2021 Fonterra Dairy Woman of the Year - a Whanganui sharemilker who wears many hats in the industry.
The PR guy for the NZ Forest Owners Association said the industry was on a high. He also made an interesting comparison of world commodity prices over the past decade for forestry, dairy and coffee.
We previewed the New Zealand Ploughing Champs which start in Riversdale tomorrow.
In the absence of Sir David Fagan, we caught up with the hot favourite for the New Zealand Shearing Champs in Te Kuiti.
We found the chief executive of Norwood in Central Otago as we talked about what's happening in Southland and the Suez Canal.
We found our political correspondent in the thick of the school strike for Climate Change. Plus, we pondered Christopher Luxon's and Simon Bridges' leadership aspirations.