Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Dr Jacqueline Rowarth, who reckons going vegan isn't going to save the planet.
On with the show:
The Minister of Agriculture talks about his goals, dreams and aspirations for 2021 (plus we debate some other stuff).
Dr Jacqueline Rowarth:
One of New Zealand's leading farming academics fires a shot at vegans, telling them to get on their bikes, and she defends the controversial use of palm kernel.
The chief executive of Apples and Pears New Zealand comments on the carnage caused by Mother Nature over the past few weeks in Motueka and Central Otago.
We ask Westpac's rural economist if interest rates are going lower? Plus we look at the exchange rate, tonight's GDT auction, sheep farming, horticulture and forestry.
Our Shanghai-based Chinese correspondent comments on the economy, Covid, cherries and venison.