Today on The Country, Rowena Duncum caught up with shearing legend Sir David Fagan, to talk about the cancellation of the Golden Shears for the first time in its 61-year history.
On with the show:
Sir David Fagan:
New Zealand's most famous shearer on the cancellation of the Golden Shears, plus a tribute to Ronnie Goss - a legend of the sport, gone too soon.
Today the Kiwi comedian and voice of the FMG Young Famer of the Year gave us an update on the Waikato/Bay of Plenty regional final, which luckily took place on Saturday - but what about the Otago/Southland final scheduled for this Saturday?
Zespri's chief executive gives us the latest on the kiwifruit industry – will they start picking this week? Plus, we discussed the new wage levels - $22.10 an hour!
Monday's resident weather expert talks rain for dry parts from a locked-down Auckland.
BNZ's Head of Natural Capital tells us all about New Zealand's first sustainability-linked bank loan.
Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum:
Today's farming panel is Steve Wyn-Harris and Grant McCallum...who won't be going to the Northland Field Days.