Today on The Country Jamie Mackay learned that, not only was there a potential shortage of watermelons in New Zealand, but also, there's a rather popular song by Harry Styles called Watermelon Sugar.
On with the show:
We kick off the show with a dinkum West Coaster and former President of Federated Farmers who was last week awarded the 2020 Agricultural Communicator of the Year.
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Is a Westpac rural economist who previews tonight's GDT auction and tomorrow's new season outlook from Beef + Lamb New Zealand.
Is a Southland farmer who is leading a group of Fonterra shareholders to urge change the upcoming AGM to force a revamp and rethink about how the troubled (and expensive) Shareholders Council operates.
Andy Thompson and Craig Wiggins:
Today's panel ponders an all-expenses paid trip to AgFest in Greymouth on November 13/14, why rural New Zealand party-voted red and is the Fonterra Shareholders Council an expensive cheerleader?