Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay spoke to Dr Jacqueline Rowarth and Chloe Swarbrick about regenerative agriculture.
On with the show:
The former Minister for Primary Industries and aspiring Fonterra director joins us to talk farming, politics and farmer politics.
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We ask New Zealand's most urban MP what she thinks of farming and what she thinks regenerative agriculture actually is?
Dr. Jacqueline Rowarth:
Is a leading farming academic who says the suggestion that New Zealand can move to clover-based organic and regenerative agriculture needs serious thought before any change is made.
The publisher of the Countrywide and Dairy Exporter magazines comments on the state of the sheep farming industry and why the new government needs a productive confident farming sector that isn't looking over its shoulder at loads of compliance coming on environment and water.