Teachers have welcomed a move by the Government to put money into supporting secondary school agricultural and horticultural science and to get more students into a career in the ag and hort sectors.
Last week, O'Connor fielded some tough questions on The Rural Roundup including the animal welfare code changes.
"I'll let you carry on and talk, okay mate, see you.....," said O'Connor before hanging up.
Some farmers took to Twitter to have a dig at the Minister.
"O'Connor was aggressive from the start. Maybe he woke up on the wrong side of his electric ute?" says one tweet.