Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay caught up with Irrigation NZ's new chief executive Vanessa Winning, to talk about water.
On with the show:
We ask Act's newly-elected agriculture spokesman if he's finding Wellington a bit of a culture shock coming from his background of 30 years of milking cows on his Ruawai dairy farm.
Is a Wairarapa arable farmer and the Vice President of Federated Farmers. Today we talk about the power of social media and the future of farming without overbearing regulatory constraints.
NIWA's weather guy warns of a dry (and warmer) summer as talks about NIWA's just-released Three Month Seasonal Climate Outlook.
Irrigation NZ's new chief executive says its time for the nation to have an adult conversation about water capture, storage, infrastructure and use. And she applauds the fast-tracking of a Northland water project to accelerate the economic recovery.
We ask our Sydney-based Australian correspondent whether he's heading to footy on Saturday night and whether he's going answer the call for retirees to drive a harvester.