Listen: Graeme and Graham Smith's 2017 farming review

You're not seeing double - they're both G Smith. Graeme (left) and Graham Smith talked to Jamie Mackay today. Photo / Supplied
You're not seeing double - they're both G Smith. Graeme (left) and Graham Smith talked to Jamie Mackay today. Photo / Supplied

Today's panel is CEO of the Waikato and Coromandel Drug Detection Agency Graeme Smith and Chief Executive of Federated Farmers Graham Smith; or as The Country's Jamie Mackay calls them "The G Spot."

As the former CEO of Seales Winslow Graeme Smith was upset to hear the stock feed company has suffered a devastating fire at the Ashburton plant this week, saying "it will be absolutely heart-breaking for them."

Graham Smith reckons 2017 is ending on a high for lamb, mutton and venison prices saying "it just reinforces what a fantastic sector we really have given the way we compete globally."

Also in today's interview: The Smiths ponder what farming under a Labour-led coalition will be like, Katie Milne's historic appointment at Federated Farmers and the weather.

Listen below:

- The Country

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