Jamie Mackay, Rowena Duncum and Sam "Lashes" Casey deliver your daily fix of everything going on in NZ's biggest industry, along with a generous side-serve of news, sports and politics. The Country from Newstalk ZB, Radio Sport and Hokonui.
Rabobank Best of The Country - December 5, 2020
Interviews are with Professor Keith Woodford, James Shaw, Tim Hunt, Judith Collins, Miles Hurrell and Jane Smith.
Fonterra CEO Miles Hurrell on milk price forecast
Fonterra's chief executive confirms the industry's worst-kept secret - a lift in the forecast Farmgate Milk Price range to a very satisfactory new mid-point of $7.00 per kgMS. He also reports on a solid start to the 2021 financial year and a reconfirmation of its earnings guidance.
The Country - Milk edition
Interviews are with Miles Hurrell, Wayne Langford, Siobhan O'Malley, Jeremy Rookes, Stu Loe and Barry Soper.
DairyNZ's Dr Bruce Thorrold on fertility research
Sponsored Content: A DairyNZ-led team won the Primary Industries Award at the Kudos Awards for its ground-breaking collaborative research into improving dairy fertility genetics.
Fraser Whineray on Fonterra's partnership with New Zealand Food Network
Sponsored Content: Chief Operating Officer at Fonterra Fraser Whineray on how the co-op is getting food to Kiwi families in need this Christmas.
Rabobank's Tim Hunt on China/Australia tension
Rabobank's Melbourne-based GM Research looks at the increasing geopolitical tensions between Australia and China and how that might play out for New Zealand and its primary sector.