Current Projects

July 10, 2017

CWFS hosts Australia’s Advocate for Soil Health Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery on region tour

Central West Farming Systems recently hosted Major General the Honorable Michael Jeffery and his […]
July 10, 2017

CWFS two day Precision Ag Seminar

CWFS hosted a two day Precision Agriculture Seminar on 28 and 29 June […]
May 19, 2017

Drones in Australian agriculture

When we think about all of the innovative technologies within the agricultural sector […]
May 18, 2017

Healthy Soils and Pastures Workshop

 Over thirty people attended a Healthy Soils and Pastures workshop held at West […]
May 10, 2017

HERBICIDE APPLICATION – GUIDELINES FOR RETAINED STUBBLE SYSTEMS IN CENTRAL WESTERN NSW

CWFS Herbicide Application component of GRDC Stubble Project.
April 28, 2017

Managing Crown Rot in Stubble Retained Systems in Central Western NSW

CWFS Crown Rot component of GRDC Stubble Project.      
April 22, 2017

Harvest Management – Guidelines for retained stubble systems in Central Western NSW

CWFS Harvest Management component of GRDC Stubble Project.
April 13, 2017

Maintaining profitable farming systems with retained stubble across various rainfall environments – summary of GRDC Stubble Project

Authors: (Compiled by Tony Swan) Tony Swan (CSIRO Agriculture), Paul Breust (SFS), Claire […]
April 12, 2017

Pros and cons of longer season varieties in Central West cropping environments

A paper by Dr Neil Fettell of CWFS and others, published by the […]
January 9, 2017

The Chemical and Structural Benefits of Lime on Soil

The application of lime provides both vital chemical and structural benefits to soil. […]
November 15, 2016

CWFS AgMarketing Pilot Project

The marketing of agricultural commodities is an area where significant value can be extracted and risk mitigation exercised.  A lack […]
October 31, 2016

SOWING EARLY TO MAXIMISE WHEAT YIELD ON LONG FALLOW

Within the Central Western area sowing early has become an essential component of […]