The Country today - Naked edition

Strewth - it's a naked farmer! Photo supplied
Strewth - it's a naked farmer! Photo supplied

Yes you read that right. Today The Country chats to Ben Brooksby, the man behind The Naked Farmer, about how he's encouraging Aussie farmers to get their kit off for a good cause - farmer mental health.

On with the show:

Lisa Murray:

Our resident Met Service forecaster looks back on a week of weather extremes as tropical met polar and the moon had a say as well.

Shane Rodgers:

We play "Fair Go" for farmers as we talk to a Canterbury calf rearer who's at his wit's end with MPI over M Bovis.

Ben Brooksby:

We head across the ditch to yarn to a young Victorian farmer about getting naked for mental health.

The Farmer Js:

Rookes and Jason Uden: Today's panel debates nudity, the climate and MPI's response to M. bovis.

Barry Soper:

Our political correspondent ponders the future for Bill English and his likely successor.

Don Carson:

The PR man for the NZ Forest Owners Association celebrates World Wetland Day!

Grant Nisbett:

This week's $100 TAB sports bet of the week sees us backing the Black Caps against the Aussies and Scotland against Wales at Cardiff.

Listen below:

- The Country

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